First 5000 is a new business development alliance for Australia's most significant mid-size companies. It's a vehicle to connect and network with local and international big business as well as policy makers, and of course each other.
The ability to tap into a large global pool of talent is a crowdsourcing drawcard, but there are risks mid sized businesses must be aware of. Cassidy Poon explains how to navigate this popular new world.
Crowdsourcing is “on fire” in Australia but First 5000 members must use it with caution.
The 457 Visa system has seen much criticism and debate in recent times. IR specialistMichael Cosgrove highlights some of the mistruths associated with using foreign workers.
“457 Visas undercut wages and conditions” - This is one of most intensive statements in regards to 457 Visa workers, one of which is completely inaccurate and one of the biggest IR lies in recent times.
Ahead of the Global Access Partners conference on Productive Ageing Peter Fritz asks some important questions in regard to working after the age of 65 and how best to prepare for participation of older workers.
When we talk about productive aging, the usual picture that emerges in one’s mind is someone 65, and, if a woman, 60 and over, the fixed ages of retirement.
Approaches to social media are varied and the way to use it can be a challenge if your business has not utilised previously. Fergus Neilson explores how best to tackle social media for stakeholder engagement.
Older workers are playing an ever increasing role in the workplace. Leanne Faraday-Brash explains how to get the most out of them.
In an uncertain world, there is one thing we know for sure. Whilst it may be masked in a depressed economy, there is and will continue to be, a shortage of knowledge workers in this country that will never be addressed by immigration.