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4 Innovative Ways to Bring True Equality to the Workforce

January 20, 2021
For most of history, the workforce has been male-dominated. This stems from old ways of thinking that women and men are not equal beings. In recent decades there has been a huge push to bring equality to the workforce, where both men and women get equal pay for equal work and have the same opportunities to advance.   The main problem that women are having is they are still being undervalued,...

ACCESSIBILITY IN THE WORKPLACE – HOW TO MAKE YOUR OFFICE MORE INCLUSIVE

January 8, 2021
In Australia, about 20% of people report some kind of disability. It might be a minor one or might be something major. Regardless of the case, you can’t expect to only hire people with no disability whatsoever. Not to mention that rejecting them because of their disability may also lead to them filing a lawsuit. They may be completely able to finish a task that you assigned to them. However,...

8 Steps to Onboarding Remote Employees

January 6, 2021
According to Gallup’s most recent survey, most employees (58 percent) are currently working remotely, either on a full-time or part-time basis. This new reality creates both opportunities and challenges for human resources departments, which must now master the ins-and-outs of onboarding remote employees. As if onboarding wasn’t challenging enough before COVID-19! In response to these challenges...

7 Tips for Starting Your Business in College

December 19, 2020
Launching a business of your own may be a dream of many students. Nevertheless, not all of them can fulfil this dream. Do you also want to become an entrepreneur, but don't know how to go about it? Keep reading to learn seven crucial tips for starting your business while in college.   Dreaming of becoming an entrepreneur? Many students fancy establishing a business while still in college. The...

10 Low-Cost Startup Ideas That Students Can Use

December 19, 2020
Students often feel they need tons of money to start a business. It isn’t true. Many of us end up wasting our good enough entrepreneurial sense because of this farce. Now you can take all your business ideas ahead. Let’s talk ab0out some low-cost startups you can consider working on! Blogging Are you fond of the camera? If yes, then blogging is the right job for you. All you need are video...

Ten Techniques for Becoming Successful Traders

December 12, 2020
Trading without proper knowledge just damages your prospects. People execute different types of plans and apply different types of techniques to see a winning streak. So people need to know how to apply these techniques properly and which types of techniques will be beneficial to them. The top ten techniques that will help traders to become successful in the Forex market are discussed here. Use...

How Amateur Traders Can Create a Chance against the Professionals

December 12, 2020
If played methodically, anyone has the chance to defeat anyone regardless of their experience level and expertise. It may sound incredible, but amateurs enjoy some extra privileges over a professional. We know the professionals are more likely to more money, more days of trading experience, more effective and accurate instruments, and a reliable hunch mechanism built on a longtime practice of the...

4 Reasons Your Business Needs SEO

December 10, 2020
  Google, Bing and other search engines have bots that crawl web pages and websites, collecting information and building an index that provides you with relevant matches to your search query. The search engine’s algorithms consider many factors when ranking the results based on importance. If you run a business with a website or an online presence, you might have heard of search engine...

Five Things to Know When Expanding your Business Internationally

September 21, 2020
  International expansion can be appealing and many small businesses thanks to modern technology can now take their business around the world. However, just because you can do business internationally does not mean it is a good business idea. International expansion is a big decision and no major business decision is without its impediments. Global expansion presents some real obstacles,...

How to get a good night's sleep to improve work productivity

August 26, 2020
Take a long look at your weekly schedules—is it jampacked with activities? Are your days filled with meetings, seminars, paper works, and work-related events? Is there no room for rest?   If you answered yes to all these questions, you might want to re-evaluate your schedule. Keep in mind that being busy is not the same as being productive. Being busy means trying to do a lot of things. Being...

Culture And Commitment: Building A Strong Relationship Between Franchisor And Franchisee

August 18, 2020
The franchise business model is one which offers many advantages to those looking to start their own business as it comes with a ready-made brand and on-hand assistance with marketing and business modelling. The challenge in a franchise often comes down to the relationship between franchisor and franchisee. Building a strong relationship between franchisor and franchisee is essential for a...

Now is the time to plan for an on-line future

August 13, 2020
A survey in 2019 by Australia Post charted the increasing growth in on-line shopping and the resultant increase in parcel delivery services in Australia. The survey showed Australian shoppers over the age of 18 years received an average of 1.9 parcels a year in 2017. This increased by 21% in 2018, and back then was forecast to grow annually by about 20%. This, of course, was before COVID-19....

Franchise Code update – July 2020

July 15, 2020
Updated version of the Franchise Code The updated version of the Code Compilation No.2 dated 1 June 2020 and registered 22 June 2020 has been released.   This is a compilation of the Competition and Consumer (Industry Codes—Franchising) Regulation 2014 that shows the text of the law as amended and in force on 1 June 2020 (the compilation date). Any amendments that do not commence on the 1 June...

Can a lease be terminated if there is a force majeure clause?

July 15, 2020
Force majeure is a legal principle where unforeseen circumstances prevent a party from fulfilling obligations under a contract. Protection under the principle is only granted if the contract or lease includes a force majeure clause. Force majeure clauses are not common in leases and virtually unheard of in an Agreement to lease. If the lease does include a force majeure clause, the applicability...

TOP 10 FRANCHISES IN AUSTRALIA

July 7, 2020
  There is a franchise operating in almost every type of business category in the Australian business market. This dynamic industry contributes more than 184 billion dollars to the economy and the sector includes over 1,344 networks, with over 98,000 individual franchised outlets, generating almost half a million job positions across the country.   Franchising in Australia A franchise operates...

Blurn, the leading web designing firm

June 26, 2020
  When you choose to establish your online presence with your website, you would want the best. Looking for the services of a professional Blurn Web Design company or outsource web design, thus, is a great intellectual shift to assist you to obtain your goal. There are several benefits of hiring a web design company to deal with your website design and development requirements. However, a...

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