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How can scrap metal help people and the environment?

In today’s world, organisations have an incredibly important role in being environmentally responsible. The St Vincent de Paul Society understands this and has a strong focus on sustainability and recycling.

The modern workplace — gen Y style

THE nature of employment is changing as a younger generation moves through the workforce. The new era means a shift of priorities is needed for employers and employees. “About 20 or 30 years ago you used to have a job for life,” Lance Compton said.

Industry leaders see early signs of recovery in WA

LEADERS in a range of industries, including engineering, finance and training, say they are seeing the green shoots of recovery in the Western Australian economy — albeit on a small scale.

Strong workplace culture key to staff retention

A CLEAR and positive culture within an organisation leads to greater staff retention and a stronger employee base, especially when management is showing the way.

Training leads to confident leaders

TRAINING was an integral factor not only in the development of staff, but in the formation of a positive workplace culture, attendees agreed.

Dear John… please hire me!

Dear John,  I am writing on behalf of graduates everywhere to advise you as to how and why hiring a graduate like me can and will benefit your business!

Where will Perth’s second CBD be?

Rapid population growth has transformed Perth into a global city which is now home to more than two million people and internationally recognised organisations and attractions. To accommodate and maximise the talents of the forecast 3.5 million people by 2050, the future of the Perth and Peel region will need to transition toward a polycentric CBD model which involves several key centres driving economic and employment growth over time, and building concentrations of productivity and innovation similar to the Perth CBD.

NDIS: Threat or Opportunity?

The NDIS roll out is gathering pace across the country with what are arguably the most significant changes to the funding and delivery of services to people with disability in the last hundred year

Do you have a Moth Culture?

It is 6.30pm and we still have many employees sitting at their desks. George is online shopping.... Sarah is on Facebook organising dinner with friends.

Innovation key to new generation of homebuyers

There’s a transformation underway in the property sector across Australia. The market needs and wants greater housing choice than ever before, and the challenge is for developers, builders, planners and policy makers to keep up.

Out with Dobbin’s horse – The shift to EV is under way

Over the past six months, there have been a number of articles written about the increased demand for electric vehicles and how this is likely to accelerate over the coming decades.

Want to lower costs AND improve productivity by 30%?

In 2007, Google created a dedicated analytics team to support their People Operations (Human Resources) function and thus coined the term people analytics.

FOCUS ON CYBER SECURITY

Leading-edge data and information security services are needed at a time when cyber threats are ever-present, and growing. 

Maritime issues In The Zone

The annual ‘In The Zone’ conference encourages Western Australians to think globally and, specifically, to look north.

Babies and Business are not Mutually Exclusive

Nearly two in every five employees have caring responsibilities for children; so, chances are your business employs one or more working parents.

Will the right location give your small business the edge?

According to the recent Bankwest Curtin Economics Centre report entitled “The Engine Room for Growth? - The Role, Performance and Future Prospects of Small Business in Western Australia”, small business accounts for 97 per cent of all businesses in the State, has a value added contribution of $39.7 billion, and accounts for 41 per cent (512,000 persons) of WA’s overall employment.

Investment strategies for busy professionals and executives

The head of Commonwealth Private Banking, Marianne Perkovic, takes a look at the some of the key domestic and global trends for private investors.

Local solution solves global IT issue

Government at all levels is focused on improving public safety and security at present.

Three ways to grow your business and boost revenue

Untapped innovation worth $37 billion to WA economy. Can innovation help grow a business and generate more revenue? 

Help! My employee is broken… What do I do?

In Western Australia, approximately two people are injured per hour seriously enough to take one or more days/shifts off work.

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