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Staying in touch during COVID-19

RIGHT now, many employers have been placed in the position of having their teams working from home, on stand-down, working reduced hours, or on leave. In spite of this – in fact, because of this – it’s important that you keep your employees engaged with your business, even if they’re not physically present in the workplace. After all, you’re going

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8 elements to success through people

GREG MITCHELL MANAGING people in a small to medium-sized business inevitably brings both challenge and opportunity. And while there’s no shortage of advice as to how to best lead and manage people in order to improve your business, it can be difficult to know just where to start. That’s where the 8 Elements to Success through People© model, exclusive

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Tips for candidate reference checks

MARGOT GALLAGHER HIRING people can be a real challenge for businesses today. As an employer, you not only have to assess a person’s skills and experience in a fairly short period of time, you also have to assess their “fit” with your team – business, their desire to work for you (in this job versus any old job) and even

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Partnership explores trackless trams

RED DWYER CURTIN University will use Liverpool as a case study for what might be possible with innovative public transport technologies – trackless trams. Liverpool City Council and the University of Western Australia are in a joint research partnership on the opportunity that trackless trams present as a new form of public transport in Australia, council said. “We are leading

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New minimum wage announced

THE Fair Work Commission delivered its annual wage review. The decision will have a significant impact on all businesses and industries and over 2.2 million employees who are paid at the National Minimum Wage or minimum Modern Award rates. From the first full pay period starting on or after July 1, 2019: • All Modern Award rates will increase by

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Eat Street on board for game day

GAME-goers at Parramatta’s new Bankwest Stadium will receive discounts and deals at the popular ‘Eat Street’ dining district as part of a campaign to attract visitors to the area. The local advertising campaign, which includes a restaurant guide featuring more than 25 local eateries, is part of Transport for NSW’s ‘Activate Parramatta’ plan to support local businesses ahead of

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North West Metrodue to open

AUSTRALIA’S biggest public transport project, the North West Metro, will open to customers on Sunday, May 26, delivering a turn up and go rail service from Rouse Hill to Chatswood. Premier Gladys Berejiklian and Minister for Transport Andrew Constance today confirmed the opening date of the new Metro line, which is now undergoing final commissioning. “This is an

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Tips for effective recruitment

“Nothing we do is more important than hiring and developing people. At the end of the day you bet on people, not on strategies”. Lawrence Bossidy.  RECRUITING the right people is one of the main ways you can provide your business with a “competitive edge” – because great businesses are built around great people. Successful businesses recruit for skills, knowledge

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Western Sydney key driver in jobs bonanza

WESTERN Sydney continues to bean employmentpowerhouse with morejobsaddedin the region since 2011 than inall ofQueensland according to the latest ABS data. The State’s overall unemployment rate is currently sitting at 3.9 per cent, the lowestlevel since monthlyrecords began more than four decades ago. Over the year to January, Western Sydney employment has increased by 51,100people, with the unemployment rate of

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