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3 instant ways remote teams can work better

3 instant ways remote teams can work better

Building a great team was hard enough when the office was a place where we all gathered and worked from. But now, in the new reality of working from home the majority of the time, helping your team collaborate effectively has become even more challenging, but all the more important. Here are three evidence-backed ways…
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Profession or Craftsman By Rob Coyte CEO of the Shartru Group

Profession or Craftsman? By Rob Coyte CEO of the Shartru Group

One of the most common complaints about Canberra politicians is they seem to spend too much time talking about themselves rather than getting on with actually doing good for society. In a lot of ways, the financial advice industry suffers from the same affliction. I find the conversation around the financial advice industry becoming a…
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Australias in recession Now what Experts on 7 things to fix the economy

Australia’s in recession: Now what? Experts on 7 things to fix the economy

It’s been confirmed: Australia’s in a recession. Getting the economy back on track will be a long, tough road, and won’t be straightforward either as debate rages over how workers will be supported after JobSeeker and JobKeeper taper off in September. The government has brought out a fourth economic stimulus package, the $688 HomeBuilder scheme, but it…
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5 things giving Australian business owners hope right now

5 things giving Australian business owners hope right now

An overwhelming majority of business leaders are emotionally concerned about Covid-19, but there are a handful of reasons to stay optimistic, according to a new survey. A new report by KPMG has revealed that 79 per cent of businesses feel ‘confident’ about their organisation’s ability to rebound financially, underpinned by five reasons or trends. The…
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JobKeeper Payment scheme Legislated with changes

JobKeeper Payment scheme: Legislated, with changes

As it stands, in terms of COVID-19*, globally, there has been a reported 4,343,269 cases, 296,784 deaths, and 1,547,294 recoveries. And, domestically, there has been a reported 6,988 cases, 98 deaths, and 6,295 recoveries. Google’s ‘COVID-19 Community Mobility Reports’ provides insights into how COVID-19, and the policies implemented to combat it (e.g. social distancing, isolation and restrictions), have…
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The unemployment ‘hangover’ of coronavirus will last until 2024

The unemployment ‘hangover’ of coronavirus will last until 2024

Some forecasts of the unemployment rate have reached as high as 15.1 per cent – but getting this figure down to pre-coronavirus level won’t be in reach for another four years, a Deloitte economist has said. According to Deloitte Access Economics partner Chris Richardson, Australia will have to “champion a new round of much-needed economic…
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The benefits of workplace health & wellness programs

An individual’s health and wellness, especially in relation to ill health or often preventable chronic diseases, can have an impact on not only themselves and their family, but also the funders of the health system (e.g. Government and private health insurers) and the wider community (e.g. businesses). With approximately one-third of an adult’s life spent at work, a…
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7 secrets to job hunting during the coronavirus pandemic

7 secrets to job-hunting during the coronavirus pandemic

The Covid-19 crisis has ripped millions of Australians from their jobs or have seen their hours reduced as a result of the business shutdown. Not only have people lost jobs, but job ads have dropped dramatically, making the employment market more competitive than ever. But despite the uncertainty, there are still things job-seekers can do to put their…
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The three LinkedIn courses everyone is learning right now

The three LinkedIn courses everyone is learning right now

The global pandemic has seen a surge in online learning as people search for ways to up-skill and stay competitive in the job market once the crisis passes – and it looks like Aussies are wanting to know what the secrets to success are. New data from LinkedIn Learning reveals that the most-viewed course during…
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