The Australian Financial Review and Westpac have announced the list of their 100 Women of Influence Awards for 2014. Engaging daily with industry leaders we definitely observe the ‘mood for change’ mentioned in the Australian Financial Review article. The article references these women setting an example and forging a path for future leaders, both male and female.
Do you ever ask yourself “how can I get everything done today?” You may have a day planner, a schedule or diary reminders, but why is it that you still have work to do at 5:30pm? I recently read an article which suggests 10 tips to manage time, and found it very interesting that most of us plan our days in ‘clock time’ not ‘real time’. Click here to read 10 quick tricks that may change your working day!
Apparently doctors can now predict your behaviour or potential behaviour through the use of a simple blood test. As scary as this may sound, it is perhaps the way of the future where employers can not only run psychometric tests to assess aptitude and personality but also run blood tests which test for work ethic and/or teamwork with more certainty! Read more.
Most companies understand that social media represents an efficient means of accessing new customers, existing customers, and providing a new level of immediate customer service and interaction that we’ve never had before. But calculating return on investment (ROI) with social media can be quite vague, so how do you know it is really working for your business? BRW posted a great article which lists five ways to measure social media ROI. These include; lead conversation rate, share of voice, engagement value, time savings and productivity. Please click here to read in detail.