Traditionally, lawyers have sat outside the core operations of a business, far removed from the everyday processes and nuances that feed into legal issues that businesses have to deal with. It has never been expected for lawyers to live side-by-side other business departments, however – in a highly competitive market – the benefits associated with closer collaboration are becoming plainly obvious to businesses looking to gain a competitive advantage.
The Federal Government’s Budget boost to healthcare spending will create more jobs in the sector, opening up positions in management and administration that will prove financially rewarding for health professionals with postgraduate degrees.
The Sunshine Coast University Hospital in Queensland is about to welcome some seriously unique new staff members. It’s not some science fiction scheme, the introduction of robots is the hospital’s attempt to free up valuable human resources for vital healthcare tasks that only humans can do.
Cheap, off-shore design centres are a low-cost and time-effective option for many businesses. While this has taken some design work away from the Australian market, Aussie engineers don’t need to panic just yet. There are still plentiful positions for skilled engineers with strong design skills, they just have to bring other things to the table in order to compete with their overseas rivals. Continue reading
Describing common traits that successful entrepreneurs share is easy enough – words like passionate, dedicated, driven, self-confident and creative all spring to mind. But these concepts don’t really help a lot in providing practical advice that aspiring entrepreneurs can apply to their own lives.
There’s quite a big debate around the value of completing a Masters in project management, so it’s no surprise that you’re currently asking yourself the same question. Like most decisions, valid arguments can be made for both sides of the coin.
Dealing with remote developers is a necessity for many businesses, particularly those who are just starting out or have a small employee base. While this process brings along insurmountable benefits especially in terms of saving costs, it can come with its own unique set of challenges.
No man is an island. And no business operates in isolation from external challenges. Business leaders are constantly required to make agreements and transactions that have legal ramifications, often without full comprehension or up-to-date knowledge of their parameters.
From smart robotics to groundbreaking treatments, innovative healthcare technologies are evolving at breakneck speed. Here are five technologies set to revolutionise healthcare by 2020.
With a rapidly growing population – north of 24 million at last count, according to the Australian Bureau of Statistics – and concentrated in our major coastal cities, it appears evident many of the country’s future planning and infrastructure challenges will be urban ones.