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The future of working from home

- May 19, 2020 2 MIN READ

Some people fantasise about working from the comfort of their own home. Whilst for others, it can set off alarm bells and a sense of dread. Whether you’re working from home situation is temporary or permanent, it’s normal for anyone to take time to adjust to their new surroundings and adapt to the lack of… Read more »

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People management in a time of crisis; supporting your staff through COVID-19

- April 10, 2020 4 MIN READ

Crisis touches us all uniquely. Differing circumstances and different perspectives require different solutions. The greatest tool businesses can draw upon during this time is compassion, understanding and empathetic leadership. Never in our lifetime, nor ever again, will we see such a shift to the way businesses are run and people are managed write Laura French… Read more »

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How to pandemic-proof your business by shifting to remote work

- April 8, 2020 3 MIN READ

Over the last ten years, more and more businesses have slowly begun the shift towards a remote workforce. This has meant identifying best practices, finding the technology and infrastructure to ensure transparent, timely communications, and training staff to empower healthy work from home routines and foster productivity, writes Carolyn Breeze, GM ANZ GoCardless. However, with… Read more »

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Keeping your team engaged in the wake of COVID-19

- March 26, 2020 3 MIN READ

With a lot of businesses moving to operate virtually in the wake of COVID-19, many employees are adjusting to remote working as the new norm. Remote working comes with its own challenges, including lack of human interaction and distractions from one’s surroundings, just to name a few, writes Claudio Cardile, ANZ Managing Director, Barco. It’s… Read more »

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Australian Business Continuity site launches to help businesses transition to remote work

- March 24, 2020 < 1 MIN READ

The Minister for Communications, Cyber Safety and the Arts, Paul Fletcher and the Minister for Industry, Science and Technology, Karen Andrews have launched the Australian Business Continuity Portal today to assist business owners in transitioning to remote work. The portal provides a critical online resource to Australian businesses and is an initiative of the Australian… Read more »