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There is little to be proud of in the wake of the live export controversy

Corporate Social Responsibility is a phrase often tossed around by boards of top Australian companies wanting to give back to the community. It is associated with companies with big brand names, wanting to look as though they are empathetic, kind, and in touch with their consumer. It’s about time the Australian agricultural industry did the … Read more

Conflict without Casualties : A Field Guide for Leading with Compassionate Accountability (ebook)

Author: Nate Regier Clinical psychologist and transformative communication expert Dr. Nate Regier believes that the biggest energy crisis facing our world is the misuse of conflict. Most organizations are terrified of conflict, seeing it as a sign of trouble. But conflict isn’t the problem, says Regier. It’s all about how we use the energy. When … Read more

“LEAKY BUCKETS”: SWITCH AUTOMATION’S CEO ON HELPING COMPANIES TO CREATE SMART BUILDINGS

Having recently closed a US$3.8m Series A round led by Allectus Capital, Switch Automation is now – in the words of co-founder and CEO Deb Noller – seeking to help a greater number of companies worldwide transform their buildings from “leaky buckets” into smart assets. “Using next-generation smart building software and analytics, we’re helping enterprises boost sustainability, comfort … Read more

Hire Smart from the Start : The Entrepreneur’s Guide to Finding, Catching, and Keeping the Best Talent for Your Company (ebook)

Author: Dave Carvajal Don’t rely on instincts alone. Hiring. Is. King. The lesson seems so basic. Yet time after time, good companies stumble and lose their stride — just when they were poised for rapid growth. Why? Because their leaders treated hiring as a tedious chore. They posted an ad hoc ad. Took the first … Read more

EMPLOYMENT HERO’S FIRST CHIEF PEOPLE OFFICER REVEALS WHY STARTUPS NEED PEOPLE CHAMPIONS

Hot on the heels of an $8 million Series B funding round, Cloud-based HR, payroll and benefits platform Employment Hero has recruited former Google executive Alex Hattingh as its inaugural Chief People Officer. In Conversation with Dynamic Business, Hattingh – an HR specialist who has also served CBA, Yahoo!, St George Bank and Lendlease in senior roles – revealed … Read more