How to get promoted, secure raises, and attract new job offers

In the competitive Australian job market, achieving promotions and securing raises can be a daunting task. However, with strategic planning, proactive engagement, and consistent effort, you can significantly increase your chances of career advancement. Here’s a comprehensive guide to help you navigate the promotion landscape

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Future trends: AI for small businesses

Artificial intelligence (AI) is rapidly transforming the way businesses operate, and small businesses in Australia are no exception. AI can be used to automate tasks, improve decision-making, and provide a better customer experience. As a result, AI is becoming increasingly important for small businesses to

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How Optus butchered handling a crisis: a lesson for businesses

Millions of Optus customers are in the wilderness of a nationwide network outage that began at 4am. The initial response from Optus delivered by an unnamed company spokesperson on Facebook and X at 6.47am AEDT told Australians little they didn’t already know, that the network was down, and that

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What role is AI to play in preventing retail crime? 

The National Retail Association is pleased to have been joined last month by Queensland Small Business Commissioner, Dominique Lamb, and our Crime Consultant, Professor Michael Townsley, at the free online session for retail and loss prevention specialists. Attendees received updates on the latest criminology research,

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How to stop poor spending before it happens

For businesses of all sizes, every spending decision holds potential; it’s an investment opportunity that, if managed correctly, can propel the company forward. The flip side is that it can also present a risk, especially if the business doesn’t have a system in place to

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80% of Australians reducing spending on non-essentials

 Bazaarvoice, Inc., the leading provider of full-funnel authentic user-generated content (UGC) solutions, today released its annual Shopper Experience Index, including interviews with over 1,000 Australian consumers.  The results revealed that shoppers are curbing their spending and becoming more cautious with their purchases in the current

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New corporate-startup matchmaking collaboration platform

Stone & Chalk, Australia’s premier home for emerging tech innovation, today officially unveiled Venture Connect – a program designed to curate and foster connections between corporations looking for ways to accelerate their growth through collaboration and startups eager to establish relationships with potential partners and

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