• Positive leadership

    Why leaders need to communicate with conviction, 5 tips to do it


    Mel Kettle |  August 12, 2022


    The way leaders communicate is critical and communicating with conviction is the cornerstone of trusted leadership, according to Mel Kettle author of Fully Connected.


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  • Remote work

    People-centric approach: the key to retaining staff in a post-pandemic future


    Bill Zeng |  August 11, 2022


    Two years since the pandemic started, hybrid work has become the norm with two thirds of Australians working sometimes or always from home. Bill Zeng from Poly explains.


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  • Positive leadership

    GAP Taskforce on Positive Leadership meets


    Catherine Fritz-Kalish |  August 10, 2022


    The second meeting of the Global Access Partners Taskforce on Positive Leadership was held on Tuesday, 26 July 2022.


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  • Events Positive leadership

    Relentless optimism in support of people with brain Injury: event


    Victor Perton |  August 9, 2022


    Positive leadership and Australian innovation are at the fore in the work of Kate Gould, scientist-practitioner and clinical neuropsychologist and member of the Global Access Partners (GAP) Positive Leadership taskforce. Register to participate in a unique online event which showcases her work. 


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  • Digital transformation

    Building the hybrid human-digital workforce of the future


    Luke Kelly |  August 8, 2022


    Australia faces one of the most pressing labour crunch challenges with our workforce today and organisations urgently need to find ways to ease the impact and future-proof their business, according to Luke Kelly Director – Sales Engineering, UiPath.


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  • Positive leadership

    How investment in people is helping to deal with key industry challenges


    Graham Cooper |  August 5, 2022


    As Australian businesses continue to deal with a tight labour market, supply chain congestion and global uncertainty, it’s never been more important to have a strong workplace culture and the right people in your team, according to Graham Cooper COO of Zenith Energy.


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  • Superannuation

    Young Australians are paying more attention to super than ever: report


    First 5000 |  August 4, 2022


    In the wake of the uncertainties brought by COVID-19, young Australians are making their financial future a priority, according to super fund Equip. 


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  • Positive leadership

    How to foster positive business leadership for any business


    Gloria Tabi |  August 3, 2022


    Workplace Inclusion when cultivated right is a sure way to foster positive culture, and team cohesion. People’s differences are valued and supported, and barriers are removed that would prevent any person from reaching their full potential in the workplace, Gloria Tabi from Everyday Inclusion explains.


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Latest News

  • 3 types of leaders that hold back teams, companies

    Gerard Penna     |      July 1, 2022

    The quality of leadership in many workplaces falls short of expectations. Gerard Penna shares research which identifies three common patterns of sub-optimal leadership present in many workplaces.

  • HAVE YOUR SAY: Responsible business

    First 5000     |      July 1, 2022

    What does responsible business mean to you and your company? What policies are you implementing to ensure that you are a good corporate citizen. As part of our have your say series we invite you to answer: ‘How is your organisation stepping up to responsible business?’ 

  • Workforce Trends You’ll Need in the Future

    Amelia Atkins     |      July 1, 2022

    No matter how big your company is, how many people you employ, and what you do, the chances are that you need some help turning all your dreams into reality. It doesn’t matter how you make it all happen – as long as you make your company successful and lucrative, you’ll know that you’re doing […]

  • 3 keys for remote staff to be productive, happy

    Scott Stein     |      June 30, 2022

    How do we get remote staff to be productive and happy?  There are 3 key activity areas that can help them achieve both: work, recharge and relax, Scott Stein explains.

  • How businesses can address the shortage of casual workers

    Charlie Dewitt     |      June 29, 2022

    The gig economy continues to have a strong influence in Australia as the number of casual positions and independent contractors grows. Charlie Dewitt, managing director, ANZ/SEA of UKG explains.

  • Trust in brands drives consumer spending: study

    First 5000     |      June 28, 2022

    There is a strong correlation between brand trust and consumer behaviour, according to a study from Adobe.

  • Top mistakes small businesses make when managing cash flow

    Angus Sedgwick     |      June 27, 2022

    It’s a tough time for SME’s at the moment. Rising overheads, supply chain issues, high staff turnover and an increase to the minimum wage – it’s no wonder many are struggling with the day to day running costs. Angus Sedgwick from OptiPay explains.

  • Time to switch to Single Touch Payroll Phase 2

    First 5000     |      June 24, 2022

    The Australian Taxation Office (ATO) has been writing to employers to let them know that Single Touch Payroll (STP) Phase 2 is here. Employers that can switch but have not yet done so are urged to start reporting as soon as possible.

  • Digital marketing trends that are practical for 2022

    Maryn Mcdonnell     |      June 23, 2022

    If you’ve been following any headlines lately, it’s no secret that social media advertising has become an essential part of digital marketing strategies. More and more businesses invest in advertising on platforms like Facebook, Twitter, Instagram. Maryn McDonnell explains.

  • Why optimism trumps pessimism in creating a strong organisational culture

    Tom Daemen     |      June 22, 2022

    As we’ve seen over the last two years, leadership can take many forms when it comes to managing crises such as a global pandemic, natural disaster, or international conflict. Thomas Daemen explains.

  • Reforms to early childhood education support workforce, parents

    First 5000     |      June 21, 2022

    The New South Wales and Victorian Governments have committed to a full year of universal pre-kindergarten or pre-prep in the year before school by 2030, a move that will help support parents’ return to the workforce and create jobs growth for the sector.

  • When Elephants Dance:  Has Elon Musk called the top of the Social Media era?

    Bronwyn Reid     |      June 20, 2022

    There are 6 phases of a boom and bust cycle and a regular feature of these top phases is that here, elephants start to dance – other huge companies meaning massive takeovers emerge that don’t always make sense. Bronwyn Reid explains.

  • What the best sales managers do differently: report

    First 5000     |      June 17, 2022

    Top-performing sales Managers are 71 per cent more likely to be effective at motivating sellers for high productivity and performance according to a report from sales training company RAIN Group.  

  • Great Resignation is set to continue as pressure on pay mounts: PwC

    First 5000     |      June 16, 2022

    The Great Resignation will continue apace in the year ahead as one in five workers say they are likely to switch to a new employer in the next 12 months, according to PwC’s Global Workforce Hopes and Fears Survey of 52,195 workers in 44 countries and territories – one of the largest ever surveys of the global workforce.

  • The five most common misconceptions about purpose

    Carolyn Butler-Madden     |      June 15, 2022

    Purpose is undoubtedly one of the big trends occurring across the business world today. Yet there are misconceptions on what it means to be a purpose-led business, Carolyn Butler-Madden from The Cause Effect explains.