With optimism amongst mid-sized businesses reported to be increasing, our Managing Director, Rachel Bevans, spoke to a group of leaders to understand what’s driving this. Purpose, planning, values, engagement and innovation are five key areas helping mid-sized businesses navigate uncertainty. This article was written for...

Our Managing Director, Rachel Bevans, discusses the relevance of including valuable contingent workforce employees in the employee value proposition (EVP) consultation process, in order to become a "great place to work". This article was written for First 5000 where it was first published on 4th June...

Our Managing Director, Rachel Bevans, gives an overview of the state of the nation for talent and provides some insights into developing your employer brand and employee value proposition. This article was written for First 5000 where it was first published on 16th May 2021....

Part 4 of 4 on the importance of optimism in building brands and business, written for and appearing first in First 5000, the professional network for Australian mid-sized businesses.  When times are tough, businesses and brands can drive optimism by: helping people feel better about themselves...

Part 3 of 3 on the importance of optimism in building brands and business, written for and appearing first in First 5000, the professional network for Australian mid-sized businesses.  Look at your business and brand through the lens of optimism Working with Mid-sized Businesses and the larger...

Part 1 of 3 in "The Future is Bright for Business and Brands", a thought piece for First 5000 on the importance of optimism in building business and brands.  Optimism Drives Long-term Value   With communities, the environment and the economy all negatively impacted by recent events, the...

2020 is the dawn of a new decade. Rachel Bevans explores the top ten themes driving brands and business from the last decade into the next one. Written for First 5000 Introduction For many, 2019 has been in limbo. There have been organisation shake-ups, projects stalling and brands...

First appearing in First5000 Why are humans orchestrating less than optimal human experiences?  Recently my feed has been inundated with articles talking about the need for organisations to become human centric and experiences to become more human. I shake my head and wonder where did it all go...