Archived News for Executives and Senior Management - May, 2013
Consumer sentiment has taken a battering in May, with the lowest reading of the Westpac Melbourne Institute Index of Consumer Sentiment falling by 7 per cent over the last month.
Australia has cultivated an isolated sense of corporate success, with those trying to climb the greasy pole often forgetting that working well in a team is the quickest way to identify you as an asset to your employer, according to the latest Hays Journal.
The New South Wales Government has outlined a ‘new era’ for Infrastructure NSW as the agency now adopts an official advisory capacity for the delivery of key infrastructure projects.
The number of actively trading businesses in Australia increased by 0.4 per cent between the 2010–11 and 2011–12 financial years, according to figures released by the Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) today.
The Commonwealth Bank’s Business Sales Index (BSI) has continued its rally, posting a 0.5 per cent increase in trend terms in April, representing a 4.9 per cent growth in annualised figures.
The Tasmanian Government has announced the appointment of Dr Dan Norton as the inaugural Chair of the new electricity company to be established following the merger of Transcend Networks and Aurora Energy.
Implementing a sound succession plan is important for all levels of management and types of businesses, not just the ‘big end of town’ according to a new report released by international recruitment specialists Hays.
Sophie Galaise has been named the new Chief Executive Officer of the Queensland Symphony Orchestra, fresh from her posting as Executive Director of Canada’s famed Symphonique de Québec (QSO).
Business confidence has taken a battering over the past month, with conditions remaining very difficult and the tentative signs of a return to form all but drying up.
Holders of 457 visas have a high level of job satisfaction, integrate well into the broader Australian labour force and provide critical skills that supplement the Australian economy, according to the latest findings from the Migration Council of Australia.
Combating cost pressures, reducing burdensome red tape and relieving the tax burden are just some of the top demands of 1,700 of the nation’s businesses, according to the latest Australian Chamber of Commerce and Industry (ACCI) survey.