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7 simple ways to boost staff retention

- July 11, 2023 4 MIN READ

  According to experience management company Qualtrics XM, engaged employees are 87 per cent less likely to leave their organisation. That means reduced turnover costs in recruiting and training new staff and less lag time between training and full productivity, explains customer service and leadership expert Monique Richardson, author of They Serve Like We Lead.… Read more »

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10 entrepreneurs share their number one hiring hack

- June 27, 2023 7 MIN READ

  As the post-COVID talent shortage continues, Australia’s unemployment rate has hit the lowest point in fifty years (3.4 per cent). Competition for top talent and the skilled worker shortage is affecting business growth, write Elise Hendriksen. Employers need to ensure the best talent is attracted and retained, so we asked ten business owners for… Read more »

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How to help your staff with cost of living hikes

- May 3, 2023 2 MIN READ

  Australian working families are experiencing the steepest cost of living increase in more than two decades. Rising mortgage costs – together with soaring fuel, electricity and grocery prices – have meant financial pressures at home are affecting people’s performance at work, writes Phil Parisis, General Manager of My Business. As a small business owner,… Read more »

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Want to retain the best staff? Then keep them learning

- February 17, 2023 3 MIN READ

  Finding and retaining the right staff has always been challenging, but in recent years, many businesses have struggled with finding any staff, leaving them fumbling to stay afloat. The answer to this problem lies in supporting and developing the employees you have, writes Tony Maguire, Regional Director, ANZ at D2L. Without a doubt, people… Read more »

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Five onboarding mistakes businesses need to avoid

- November 16, 2022 4 MIN READ

Interviewing and recruiting are only the first steps of the journey when hiring new staff, but it’s the third step – onboarding – that is perhaps the most important, writes Brad Giles, leadership coach, business advisor and author of the new book Onboarded: How to bring new hires to the point where they are effective,… Read more »

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Keep your business growing: The three Rs of keeping the best talent

- October 13, 2022 5 MIN READ

Attracting and keeping great staff is a challenge for many business in the current skills shortage climate. Ben Lipschitz, CEO and cofounder of FoodByUs, explains the three Rs of finding the best talent for your team. With ABS data revealing that almost one-third of Australian businesses are having difficulty finding staff, everyone’s greatest pain point… Read more »


Say goodbye to employee churn thanks to Culture Amp

- March 20, 2019 2 MIN READ

Employee turnover is increasingly a challenge for Australia’s small businesses with the Department of Jobs and Small Business saying a quarter of staff leave within twelve months of starting a new job. This churn is costing the nation’s businesses millions in lost productivity. Some studies suggest every time a business replaces a salaried employee, it… Read more »