The agricultural industry is struggling to find a solution for protecting crops from hungry birds. The latest trend in bird repellents has been using a combination of sound and light which usually only works for a short time. Sound cannons, gas cannons, scarecrows, decoys, and lasers are...
The purchase of a franchise will for most people be the biggest or second biggest financial investment they ever make. You need to ensure you have maximised your chances of making that purchase a success. You have the...
Are you looking at expanding your business, improve your skills as an entrepreneur or just wanting to spend some time away from your business and work on yourself as a business owner? Networking events are excellent options for achieving this and thankfully there are a huge amount...
Identify the list of activities you require the employee or apprentice to do, and the type of person you think your farm needs. Consider that as an apprentice, the person may not have all the skills to do the work you want done, but...
If you shop in almost any town or suburb in Australia today, and on many streets or in almost any shopping centre you will find a very large number of franchised businesses.  So accepting has the Australian public been of franchising, that international experts...
Most people don’t have good questions. What about you? Think about the pile of business cards on your desk of people that you never really connected with. By asking questions, you create opportunities for people to ask YOU questions. When you answer questions/talk about...
This past year has been quite a challenging year for all of us. Because of the global pandemic, we’ve entered the age of a new normal. Our way of life has been drastically altered. One of the biggest adjustments we’ve had to make is transitioning into working...
Online jobs are an effective way to earn a decent living. However, since this form of employment is relatively new, not everyone knows how to stand out to land the job. Normally, you’d make sure you’re well-dressed, prepare your CV, walk in with confidence and pray the...
Your recruiting process should provide you with a lot of information about your applicants. Information may be gleaned from a variety of sources including: Details from application forms;Details from covering letters;Details from resumes;Information and impressions from formal face to face or telephone interviews;Impressions formed...
Many of us would agree that Perth is expensive in many respects.  Coffee, food, beer, real-estate, it all feels expensive.  And if you are an employer or responsible for making hiring decisions, you may feel this is particularly true when it comes to employing certain types of...