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telecommunications, complexity

Slamming the phone on complexity

There is an ongoing effort to simplify the complexity in many processes, and the telecom industry would benefit from following suit.

consumer behaviour

Overcoming marketing resource crunch

SMEs may need to reconsider their existing strategies if they aim to better understand changing consumer behaviour and the channels they use.

creativity

How to cultivate creativity

While many business leaders understand the importance of creativity in the workplace, too many have little idea as to how to cultivate it.

$3 billion boost for Indigenous businesses

“We want to help build diverse Indigenous businesses with the capacity to invest in creating the jobs and opportunities their local communities want.”

dentist

Dentist penalised for ignoring FWO order

Dentist who has previous “form” on underpayments and who has not shown any contrition penalised almost $40k to deter further breaches.

3d printing

Are you on board with on-demand and 3D Printing?

There is still a long way to go before the dream of a paperless workplace is fully realised, but we’re well on our way thanks to on-demand and 3D prin…

How to attract and retain the new generation of digital natives

Getting the best out of the Generation Z in the workplace starts with an understanding how they think and what’s important to them, on and off the j…

Why your customers want stories, not ego

Customers want your content to be engaging and offer a solution to their problem – you can do that by sharing stories, but not delivered egotistical…

collaboration

Boosting entrepreneurship through improved collaboration

The key ingredients to successful collaboration seem to be appropriate group diversity, ability to build a shared vision, trust and share benefits bet…

New research reveals SMEs’ growing demand for alternative lending

Alternative lending is becoming increasingly popular in the SME sector due to the time, effort and red tape involved with traditional loans.

litigation

Small-business groups call for reform of unfair dismissal laws

Key players in the SME sector are calling for reforms to the jurisdictional objections and unfair dismissal disparity aspects of workplace law.

secret systems

The secret systems that can deliver efficiency to your business

Managed properly “secret” systems can become assets for engagement and productivity rather than posing a risk to your business.

events, schedule

How to create a schedule that eliminates stress

One way to manage stress is by being organised and planning ahead, putting in place a schedule that is well-laid out and manageable to handle.

How good manners on LinkedIn build trust

Good manners foster a mindset of care and respect that any business should have to build trust and gain a greater audience in LinkedIn.

business plan

Why SMEs should use the new financial year to create a new business plan

Even if SMEs have a strong business plan, they should review it at least every six months to ensure it’s still achievable and relevant to their need…

social media data, technology

Tech providing more support to small-business owners than policy

A new survey reveals that many SME owners believe that technology will help to safeguard them against the future of work and changing landscapes.

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