Helping Gen Ys To Become The International Managers Of The Future

By Barry Thomas. According to Future Workplace it is estimated that by 2025, Gen Y workers will account for 75 percent of the workforce. Indeed, Gen Ys are set to becomethe international leaders of the future and are therefore a critical talent pool forglobalorganisations to coach and mentor. Gen Ys are increasingly moving towards managerial […]

Boost Your Business By Boosting Your Brain

By Dr Helena Popovic MBBS. Your most powerful business asset is your brain. By understanding how your brain works, you can work more productively, creatively and efficiently. You can learn how to think more incisively, focus more effectively and sustain your mental energy throughout the day. Here are some of the latest findings from neuroscience […]

CUSTOMER SERVICE AND THE BOTTOM LINE

By Ray Hodge. Companies, sole traders and those blessed with the entrepreneurial gift, spend inordinate amounts of time and energy focussing on increasing sales and profits, and rightly so. Always on the hunt for new opportunities, we create front end strategies, strategic partnerships and referral mechanisms to build the ever evolving sales pipeline. Included in […]

Top Ten Tips For Women In Business

By Katie Day. The business world and business culture has changed; big time. Back in the 1970s and 1980s when I was at school and at the beginning of my working life, the culture and work environment were so different to now. I look back at my mother and see the struggle and fight she […]

Addressing Australia’s Middle Skills Gap

Unlike the United States and most countries in Western Europe, Australia has enjoyed a relatively robust economy and low unemployment rate for more than a decade. Today, while overall US unemployment has remained stuck above eight per cent, our rate is just above five per cent. We compare even more favourably to the UK and […]

Overcoming Hurdles –The Parallels Between Sport And The Business World

By David Buttifant & Paul Licuria There are many parallels between the sporting arena and the business world. Both are aiming for success and the close wins, along with the disappointing losses, are all part of the challenging and, at times, ruthless journey. Inevitably, things do not always go to plan. Sometimes, the least likely […]

How To Write Job Ads That Work!

By Neil Clark. Unless you are in a large corporation with a fully fledged Human Resources Department, you probably have to write your own job ads. If this is you, do you sometimes find there are very few applicants worth considering? The solution to this may lie in the way you write your ads. You […]