• Recruiters shouldn’t bother stalking applicants’ social media profiles

    Craig Donaldson     |      November 26, 2020

    UNSW Business School research has found there is little to no correlation for recruiters between a job candidate’s social media profile and potential on-the-job performance or retention levels.

  • Why Australian businesses miss out on innovation

    Open Forum     |      November 23, 2020

    A new report from Australia’s national science agency, CSIRO, has found that while Australian investment in science and technology for disease preparedness has driven a strong response to COVID-19, there are still fundamental barriers to innovation adoption.

  • Corporate criminal liability remains complex, unruly and uncertain

    Ebony Stansfield     |      November 22, 2020

    The complexity surrounding criminal liability of corporations needs to be clarified with reforms say UNSW Law observers.

  • What’s different about technology monopolies?

    Richard Holden     |      October 26, 2020

    Google mops up around 92% of search-engine traffic and uses that data to target adverts at consumers. However, just because a tech company has a big share of the market doesn’t mean it has the power to keep it.

  • The USA v Google

    Katharine Kemp     |      October 24, 2020

    The US Department of Justice claims Google is illegally monopolising the markets for online search and search advertising in the biggest monopoly case since the 1998 lawsuit against Microsoft, but the legal action may take several years to reach any conclusion.

  • Sustainable success for Australian business

    Glenn Hoetker     |      October 17, 2020

    The disruption of COVID-19 is an unexpected opening for businesses to adopt more sustainable practices – elevating the practice of sustainability across industries.

  • Widening the business talent pool

    Victoria Tichá     |      October 16, 2020

    Neurodiversity and veteran hiring initiatives and partnerships can truly diversify recruitment and introduce powerful skillsets to organisations.

  • The automation of industrial manufacturing

    John Hamlin     |      October 14, 2020

    The automation of manufacturing though “Industry 4.0” techniques such as robotics and artificial intelligence is set to revolutionise the future of global production.

  • The future of work is here today

    Dawn Lo     |      October 9, 2020

    Business risks, innovation, customer engagement and the need to become truly “omnichannel” will be critical factors in adapting to the new normal.

  • Dodging an insolvency tsunami

    Anil Hargovan     |      October 3, 2020

    New rules will allow insolvent small businesses to keep trading rather than go straight into administration.

  • In the new normal, who gets the gig?

    Garth Rowland     |      October 2, 2020

    Companies are using the COVID-19 pandemic to reduce their permanent staff and increase the number of freelancers they use on a casual basis, but the effect of these cost cutting measures could ripple out across the whole economy.

  • Grant Australia the opportunity to innovate

    Jo-Ann Suchard     |      October 1, 2020

    The current economic crisis has exposed the decay in Australia’s manufacturing capability and highlighted the need for increased investment in innovation.