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TIME for vision and strategy

By GREG MITCHELL IN this series of articles, Greg Mitchell (Principal of HR Success) highlights the keys features of their exclusive 8 Elements to Success through People© Model, designed to create and sustain engaging, productive workplaces that drive business success. After a short hiatus (gee, thanks COVID-19), we are back on track this month with our Success through People series

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Guide to local COVID-19 relief

WHILE the Federal and State governments have been providing various relief packages to individuals and businesses during the COVID-19 crisis, it has been local councils that are providing the nitty-gritty to keep small businesses viable. Here is a run-down of what your council is doing for businesses during the pandemic economic slump.   PARRAMATTA: Residents and businesses having difficulty

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Leadership beyond COVID-19

BY GREG MITCHELL WITHOUT doubt, the capabilities and character of employers and business leaders have been put to the test during the COVID-19 pandemic. While things are beginning to look brighter, it’s clear that we have a way to go before business returns to something more closely resembling “normal”. I was recently invited to chat (via Zoom of course!) with

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Tourism industry and regions to reboot

NSW regions and tourism businesses are set to receive a major boost with the easing of travel restrictions, as the Government revealed NSW residents took almost two million international leisure trips worth $16.7B last year. To coincide with the June 1 restriction changes, the NSW Government’s tourism and events agency Destination NSW kicks off a major tourism marketing campaign, targeting

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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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