Nikee Pomper accepted the chief operations officer role at customisable formal wear start-up Fame & Partners after realising she was fundamentally a “start-up person rather than a corporate one”.
You’re passionate about your business – and so you should be. But there are limits to how much you should talk about it while in polite company.
Are you starting to build a team? There’s an easy way to improve your team cohesion.
Are you looking to create a positive work environment for your staff on a limited budget? Here are five ways to create a great company culture without spending a fortune.
Almost half of Australians who take time off work due to depression do not tell their employers why, new research shows.
Especially for sole traders, money is not always the only way to judge your success in business. Here are five other ways to measure your professional achievements.
If you’re hiring your first full-time employees, it’s important to know what your legal obligations are to your staff. When it comes to leave, here are five types of leave you need to be aware of.
With the Melbourne Cup Day come the sickies that stop a nation. Here’s what you need to do
Everyone has an issue at work that bothers them. But how to address it? And is it worth making a big deal about?
Are you looking to build an honest business? If so, truth be told, there’s one little secret you really need to remember.
On September 13th 2013 Voyager I became the first manmade object to leave the solar system. The inscribed messages are an important reminder that what humans say isn’t always what they mean.
Christmas and the end of the year can breed idleness in your workforce! Thankfully, you can begin taking preventative action.
If you have employees, here’s an essential question for you to ponder: What culture are you encouraging in your business?
Regret. It’s an emotion your humble correspondent is all too familiar with. The secret lies in how you deal with it.
Hawthorn Football Club looks set to be left reeling from the loss of key forward Lance ‘Buddy’ Franklin, as late yesterday it was revealed the star is set to sign with the Sydney Swans.
Even if you don’t follow the footy, there’s a valuable business lesson to be had from Hawthorn’s victory in the AFL grand final on Saturday.
Outsourcing remains a controversial topic and it seems everyone holds a different opinion. Here are my experiences with sending tasks offshore – both good and bad.
Well, we’re getting to the business end of September. It’s time to give your workplace morale a seasonal boost.
In business, customer service is key to keeping customers and building the business, but one chief executive in the United States forgot a cardinal rule of customer service – never swear at your customers.
Matt Cooper, vice president of international and enterprise at oDesk, shares advice on how to hire and manage outsourced workers in advance of his appearance at the Startup Spring Festival.