• Coronavirus Remote work

    How working from home is making us more authentic


    Darren Woolley |  July 2, 2020


    Stripped of the trappings of the corporate world and reframed through any one of the ubiquitous video conferencing platforms, COVID-19 has created a world where business conversations have become more authentic and human. Darren Woolley of TrinityP3 explains.


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    Trust and communication let you ace remote teamwork


    Nina Fountain |  July 1, 2020


    Reliable, cohesive teams are built on trust and strong communication. Fast Company warns that uncertainty about accountability in remote work leads to two common problems: managers micromanaging and employees overworking to prove themselves. Nina Foundation from Transformed Teams explains.


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  • Coronavirus Economy

    City of Sydney announces plans for post-pandemic recovery


    First 5000 |  June 30, 2020


    Better public spaces, support for Sydney’s most vulnerable communities, a revitalised visitor economy and support for business innovation are the focus of the City of Sydney’s post-pandemic recovery plans.


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  • Coronavirus International Trade

    Businesses proceeding with international expansion plans undeterred by COVID-19: survey


    First 5000 |  June 29, 2020


    New research released by Globalization Partners and CFO Research, indicates that most businesses are undeterred by the impact of COVID-19 and are still moving forward with plans for new or expanded international operations. 


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  • Coronavirus Remote work

    Working from Home: the Pros and Cons for your Business


    Zoran Sarabaca |  June 26, 2020


    With more and more employees working from home during the COVID 19 restrictions, business owners are considering how much this affects productivity. Zoran Sarabaca of Xcllusive Business Sales looks at the pros and cons of employees working from home.


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  • Maritime

    International Day of the Seafarer recognises crucial contribution of shipping industry


    First 5000 |  June 25, 2020


    The significant and invaluable contribution merchant seafarers make to Australia’s economy and society, transporting more than 98 per cent of the nation’s imports and exports, is being recognised today as the world marks the International Day of the Seafarer.


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  • Coronavirus Equal Opportunities Women in Business

    More women at the top proves better for business


    First 5000 |  June 24, 2020


    As Australia moves towards economic recovery from the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic, a new report shows that more women on Boards and in senior leadership positions drives better company performance, greater productivity and greater profitability.


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  • Coronavirus

    The ‘new norm’ for professional services firms


    Ben Deverson |  June 23, 2020


    COVID-19 caused us all to adapt quickly, and for many to adopt solutions and ways of working on the run. After a few hiccups, most businesses got there in the end and developed their “new norm.” Ben Deverson founder of Lawganised reveals what COVID-19 has taught professional services firms.


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