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Breaking into the global marketplace

With the rise of globalisation comes the increasing demand for businesses to expand into international markets in order to stay competitive. This can create significant opportunities for organisations of all sizes, however it can also pose a great risk if approached in the wrong way.

Helping people with no choices

Imagine what you would do if you found yourself homeless, if you lost your job and couldn’t pay your bills, if you couldn’t provide a meal for yourself or your family, if you didn’t have a safe and se

How the GDPR affects you, even if you think it doesn’t

You’ve probably heard about the GDPR, but have you taken action in time for the 25 May enforcement date? Here’s my quickstart guide to compliance for Australian businesses.

If you don’t test your DR strategy how can your organisation be IT Resilient?

I.T. has come a long way since the days of merely providing a computer, mouse, and keyboard to its employees. Technology is now fundamental to the operation of any business.

Help – It’s performance review time!

My fellow graduates and I feel unsure about how well we will fit into a new workplace, and how other employees and management will treat us.

The Evolution of Disaster Recovery: Achieving IT Resiliency

The backup and recovery strategy that forms the backbone of IT resiliency has come a long way in the last twenty years. IT teams have evolved from preserving and protecting company data on tape systems, and there is an increasing realisation that in-house data centres act as a single point of failure.

Do you want the Lamborghini, the Hyundai or the Bicycle … of salary benchmarking?

Salary benchmarking can be as illuminating for businesses as it is for employees.

Industry, Tertiary Education and Government: is the DNA of WA life a Triple Helix?

It’s long been acknowledged that the interrelationship between industry, tertiary education and training providers and government can either help or hinder innovation in a society, depending on how th

Empower your team with Digital

A workplace is no longer the physical office space or place of work, it is wherever work takes place. Network barriers, organisational silos, lack of knowledge sharing, restrictive work practices

Financial Counselling - An Integrated Response

Members and volunteers are at the core of the work that Vinnies does, and last financial year these remarkable people assisted over 38,000 Western Australians.

Set your business up for 457 Visa changes

For over 20 years, Australian businesses have taken the option of engaging overseas employees through 457 sponsorships.

Embracing uncertainty on the road to new ways of working

With 30 years of experience in the finance industry and over 15 of those in leadership roles I, like most leaders, would like to think I’ve adapted to and have been able to embrace a number of leaders

How is Community Service Good for Business?

Attracting and retaining talented individuals is a challenge faced by many, if not most, businesses and increasingly it is the ‘intangibles’ you offer that can make all the difference.

The Number 1 Rule of Big Data For Decision Makers

The use of Big Data and data analysis holds a great deal of potential for businesses. Businesses have forever been collecting information about the behaviour, demographics, purchase patterns, and buying preferences of customers.

How to innovate through encouraging failure

Innovation is the lifeblood of the digital economy. In today’s digital economy business leaders need to adapt quickly to changing customer needs by embracing new technologies and adopting new ways of working.

Autonomy trumps command and control in the digital age

Historically, business models which were created to enable efficiency and cost effectiveness resulted in the formation of complicated and siloed organisations, often with vast formal and informal inte

The biggest danger is to act with yesterday’s logic

I don’t think anyone can be in any doubt that we’re operating in a VUCA environment today, with extreme levels of Volatility, Uncertainty, Complexity and Ambiguity.

Perth’s quiet smart creative revolution

When I moved to Perth from Johannesburg earlier this year I was surprised by the views and perspectives of some people I met on the prospects for the WA economy.

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.

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.

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