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Tuesday, July 23, 2019

Inducing consumer paralysis: how retailers bury customers in an avalanche of choice

Three decades of behavioural experiments show consumers given too many choices are more likely to make a bad or no choice. www.shutterstock.com Do you think you are paying more than you should for energy,...

Organising the Office Party: What You Need to Get Right

Organising the office party only falls on the shoulders of those that are deemed responsible and resourceful enough. This means that if you have been chosen to organise one, it’s good news for your...

How to Improve Your Letterbox Drop Campaign Results

Did you get the results you wanted from your last letterbox drop? It can be easy to jump to the assumption that something doesn’t work if you don’t get what you want from it...

Safety Tips for Using Jib Cranes

Jib cranes can make light work of heavy, industrial projects. For this reason, they’re purchased and used by a range of different industries. But whether they’re being used in the automotive industry or for...

If the Adani mine gets built, it will be thanks to politicians, on two...

Re-elected Indian prime minister Narendra Modi might have helped the Adani mine in the Galilee Basin to get over the line.  southwind.com.au, CC BY-SA With the final approval of the Adani Carmichael coal mine now apparently imminent,...

4 Ways To Ensure Your First Company Event Is A Success

Starting a business is tough in so many ways and there are endless obstacles to overcome along the way. One of the major challenges of starting a new business is making your existence known...

Cutting penalty rates was supposed to create jobs. It hasn’t, and here’s why not

Using a variety of statistical analyses, the authors have found no evidence of more employment in hospitality and retail because of reduced penalty rates. www.shutterstock.com After three years of submissions, hearings and deliberations, Australia’s workplace...

Egging the question: can your employer sack you for what you say or do...

Broken contract: ‘Egg Girl’ Amber Holt’s employer might find she has breached her obligations as an employee to protect the company’s image.  www.shutterstock.com It probably wasn’t exactly how egg-tossing activist Amber Holt thought her hit...