How to learn from the pandemic to optimise company culture

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It’s more important than ever for employers to consider their company culture and how they will show employees they care as the new normal continues to shift.

Let’s Talk: Getting the right people in

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Taking the plunge and starting your own business can be scary. However a good team and support network can make the process much smoother. Having the right roles and also the right people in those roles can determine the success of your business. This week we ask: what were the first roles you hired in… Continue reading Let’s Talk: Getting the right people in

Let’s talk: Keeping the culture

Culture is often talked about as one of the most important things to ensure a successful company. Without a positive work culture, employees are understandably less motivated, inspired and productive, leading to a loss in sales and growth further down the line. Start-ups are renowned for having a great culture. Their agility gives them the… Continue reading Let’s talk: Keeping the culture

The top workplace articles of 2019

Dynamic Business has always been about the workplace, and in 2019 we covered a range of topics such as employee satisfaction and engagement, work-life balance, hiring and firing, attracting and growing talent, workplace trends and worker rights. Each year, we talk to experts from diverse backgrounds who provide us with the best information, tips and… Continue reading The top workplace articles of 2019

When kids outnumber the staff, you need a work life balance strategy

Co-founders of Longtail UX, Andreas Dzumla (left) and Will Santow (right)

Longtail UX is an Australian SaaS startup with a bit of difference; it’s family driven values have determined a great work life balance for staff, influenced largely by the fact that the 30 employees have a total of 32 children between them. The business was founded in 2013 by internet entrepreneur Will Santow, his developer… Continue reading When kids outnumber the staff, you need a work life balance strategy

5 tips to attract, develop and retain the best talent in 2020

As we settle back into the daily grind at work, businesses must prepare for a turbulent year ahead with research by Robert Half suggesting one in three (31%) employees plan to look for a new job in 2020. A competitive salary is no longer enough. Employees seek ‘work perks’ that make their lives easier, cheaper… Continue reading 5 tips to attract, develop and retain the best talent in 2020

Let’s talk: Diversity

Not long ago we were discussing workplace culture on our Let’s Talk feature, and it brought to the surface how important it is to have a culture ‘add’ rather than just a culture ‘fit’, meaning that it’s important to seek alternative value from new employees – different in some way from the talent you already… Continue reading Let’s talk: Diversity

Ensuring human connectedness in a technological age

Byline: Lindsay Brown, Vice President, APAC and Japan, LogMeIn The way we communicate and build relationships has changed drastically over the past decade. Just take a look at our workplaces. Many of us sit behind screens and speak to each other via internal chat programs rather than walking over to one another or picking up… Continue reading Ensuring human connectedness in a technological age

Top HR tips: An insight interview with Chief People Officer at Sephora, Karalyn Smith

Dynamic Business attended the Qualtrics X4 summit in Sydney on Friday 31stMay, which featured some amazing speakers from organisations that are all using Qualtrics as part of their consumer experience management. The key note speakers, including Karalyn Smith from Sephora, Sonny Sethifrom Uber and Patricia Limanouwfrom Qantas shared business insight and expert advice.   We had… Continue reading Top HR tips: An insight interview with Chief People Officer at Sephora, Karalyn Smith