Top 20 most desirable places to work in 2019

Randstad reveals top 20 most desirable places to work in 2019. Aviation sector flies sky high as Qantas named Australia’s most attractive employer. Qantas has reclaimed the number one spot in the 2019 Randstad Employer Brand Research Awards*, being named as the most attractive employer in the country today. The iconic Australian airline, has been recognised… Continue reading Top 20 most desirable places to work in 2019

How to easily rake in the 5 star reviews

Byline: Saijo George, SEO Strategy Director at Supple, one of Australia’s leading and award-winning digital marketing agencies. Online reviews are the new “word of mouth” and we trust them. They’re also one of the top ways customers make their final decision to buy your product. Getting quality reviews is a prime way of reaching the top… Continue reading How to easily rake in the 5 star reviews

Is outsourcing a positive or negative for businesses?

Jacqui Miller, founder of Dynamic Business Outsourcing Solutions (DBOS), believes that the right kind of outsourcing can be instrumental in accelerating business growth and financial wellbeing. Outsourcing can be viewed as negative, particularly by unions and job hunters, however with changing work cultures and technological advancements, outsourcing is now more widely available as an option… Continue reading Is outsourcing a positive or negative for businesses?

How to achieve a better work-life balance

When you run a business, you can become increasingly isolated from those around you, simply because you are so determined to make it work. Although you are working hard at your business, you will be missing out on a lot in your life. That type of constant pressure isn’t good for your physical or mental… Continue reading How to achieve a better work-life balance

How to stay focused on your vision for your business  

When you run a business, you will find there are daily challenges to deal with, all of which can take your mind and your focus away from the main aim of doing what is required to make the business grow. There are some important tips to remember if you find that this is happening, and… Continue reading How to stay focused on your vision for your business  

SMEs and BAS: the consequences of late lodgement 

One of the biggest mistakes some SMEs make is putting off lodging their quarterly BAS returns. For those who do their own books, there are a number of reasons for this – they get caught up in the day-to-day running of their business or the person who has been doing their books for them is… Continue reading SMEs and BAS: the consequences of late lodgement 

Small business insurance for hairdressers

You’ve done the hard yards washing hair, booking appointments, and sweeping floors. Now it’s finally time to work for yourself. As a hairdresser, there’s plenty of opportunity to grow your own business, from renting a chair, to opening your own salon. Just as important as growing your business however, is protecting it. In this article,… Continue reading Small business insurance for hairdressers

How business-to-business salespeople can be ‘A-Graders’ in today’s shifting sales landscape

The sales profession is undergoing a big cull with over 20%  of sales roles expected to be cut by 2020 according to some analysts[1]. There are three macro shifts responsible for this rather ominous reality. Firstly, buyers are more discerning than ever before as they turn online for identifying and acquiring products and services without the need… Continue reading How business-to-business salespeople can be ‘A-Graders’ in today’s shifting sales landscape

Keeping the company car running: advice for avoiding repair and maintenance headaches

With over 900,000 company cars on the roads in the UK alone, it’s clear to see that many businesses have an entire fleet of company cars for their employees as opposed to just a couple. Often provided as part of a benefits package, employees can expect a wide variety of advantages both in their working… Continue reading Keeping the company car running: advice for avoiding repair and maintenance headaches