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How Kathmandu implemented flexi hours and Fri-Yays

As Kathmandu CEO Reuben Casey said, “encouraging customers to get ‘out there’ has to start with our team”.

Science-backed strategies to foster inclusion in your team

If you are leading a remote or hybrid team, chances are that you have become more aware of the need to foster connection...

“We took everything apart”: What ABA Labels learned from Covid

Putting people first and prioritising their mental health has helped fashion business Australian Brand Alliance Labels l...

5 team check-ins you should do before the end of the year

It's been a big year for us all, but don't forget to find time to catch up with your staff.

How to have a merry Covid Safe Christmas

From the work end-of-year party to Christmas trading hours, the festive season is going to look quite different this yea...

How to create a great place to work during Covid

Employees are less engaged with work since it transitioned to online.

This is the outdated recruitment practice retailers are still using

Too many retailers still utilise outdated recruitment practices, hiring solely for experience and skill without consider...
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Opinion: When stylists become sales assistants

Savvy retailers now understand the importance of engaging experienced and qualified stylists.
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Why aren’t more Australian businesses hiring refugees?

Tens of thousands of refugees enter Australia each year, but corporates have been slow to embrace this section of societ...
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How I’m shaping the next generation of retail leaders

Head of retail Gabrielle Roux at womenswear brand Sheike is passionate about shaping the next generation of retail leade...

Australians flock to gig economy for work

Gig workers praise flexibility, but aren't satisfied with income.

Retail giants among the top companies to work for in Australia

Amazon, Woolworths and Wesfarmers make the list.

Labor Party seeks to redefine the rights of casual employees

Redefinition could strip industry of the protections already in place.

Ensuring performance targets don’t drive bad behaviour

Performance pressure can lead to the taking of short cuts and poor behavior.

How to be a better leader – according to science

A look at how leadership behaviours and attitudes are diffused throughout the whole organisation.

Our people aren’t stupid

In a world preoccupied with performance at all costs, the language of ‘staff loyalty’ does not fit.

Retail internships for youths on welfare

Government and retail industry strike deal.

Three charts on: how part-time work is growing more slowly, but more men are doing it

The pattern of slowing growth in part-time employment is a long-term phenomenon.

You can smell retail death

One can spot stores that will be closing before not too long.

Woolworths to bolster Indigenous workforce

Woolies to hire 1600 indigenous workers under new employment initiative.