Networking

Social networking - or social and not working?

James Adonis For many employers, the first instinct is to ban the use of social media at work. But is this a smart move?

How to build your personal brand through networking

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Valerie Khoo Are you looking to build your personal brand? Networking is the answer.

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Make the switch with handy tips

Thinking of ditching the office?

If you're thinking about ditching the office, take advice from those who have made it work, writes Matthew Benns.

Background checks and background cheques

James Adonis Companies specialising in the delivery of background checks are flourishing in all their forms.

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Why email still trumps social media

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Valerie Khoo It's time to stop marketing and start engaging with your customers.

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Losing out: why we shouldn't write off older workers

Don't write off older workers.

Tony Featherstone Ageism destroys, not renews, Australia’s skills base.

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How attending conferences can build your business

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Valerie Khoo Conferences are a great way to learn, connect and grow your business if you're prepared to make the most of them.

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So, what do you do?

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James Adonis 90 per cent of people ask 'What do you do?' as their opening question upon meeting someone new.

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Social media used to poach workers

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Chris Zappone Your best employees are most at risk of being poached by competitors in modernising economy.

10 ways to grow your business by 10% (or 20% or 50%) in 12 months

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Anneli Knight If your business is not green and growing then it’s ripe and rotting, says serial entrepreneur Creel Price.

Can creative entrepreneurs really make money?

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Valerie Khoo You don't have to be a starving artist in the garret. It is possible to make money as a creative entrepreneur.

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The one thing you can do to stay ahead of the pack

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Valerie Khoo While engaging with your customers via social media may be the more popular choice these days, face to face networking should still have a place in everyone's business strategy.

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India: business opportunities, technology ... and martinis

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Valerie Khoo This year's Dell Women's Entrepreneur Network Event (DWEN) in India has shown that the country has many lessons for the aspiring small business entrepreneur.

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Home improvement, or time for renovation?

Tony Featherstone Running a home-based business has great benefits and risks for the unwary.

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Motivated much? Let Laurie Lawrence be the judge

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David Adams No one gives a rev-up quite like former Olympic swimming coach Laurie Lawrence. But this time he's taking his black line fever to the world of small business, offering Australia's SMEs a chance to...

Disturbing the peace: work distractions

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James Adonis Attention deficit disorder (ADD) has a cousin penetrating the workplace and it is ODD, or rather, office distraction disorder.

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