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Monetizing data: A new source of value in payments, McKinsey & Company

Posted on Oct 11, 2017

Payments providers are already adept at generating customer insights from data. Now, leading firms are using advanced analytics to monetize the data itself.

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A painful truth about career gaps

Posted on Oct 8, 2017

I underwent a paradigm shift while organizing a conference to help job seekers with career gaps find employment. I reached out to a prominent career consultant, inviting him to speak at a Connect•Work•Thrive Return to Work Conference. He replied that he would be willing to discuss generically how to prepare for the job market, but did not want to help people who have gaps in their careers find jobs.

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KDK Bulletin 5 October 2017 – 5 hot topics

Posted on Oct 5, 2017

See KDK Bulletin 5 October 2017 for World Economic Forum survey on what millennials really think, Dentons asks are you susceptible to terror financing? Show us the benefits of Single Touch Payroll says IPA, and OECD study on why benefits of university vary widely. A matter of fact is by Minter Ellison partner Harriet Eager on changes to the Heavy Vehicle National Law. This week’s expert is Aimee Williamson from Russell Reynolds Associates.

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Are you part of the ‘supply chain’ subject to the Heavy Vehicle National Law?

Posted on Oct 4, 2017

Are you a senior manager or Board member of a business in the heavy vehicle supply chain (this includes organisations outside of typical heavy vehicle operators)?  If so you may have personal, positive obligations under the Heavy Vehicle National Law.

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What millennials really think, World Economic Forum survey

Posted on Oct 2, 2017

Refugees are welcome, robots can’t be trusted, and climate change is the biggest concern, according to the World Economic Forum survey on millennials.  The Global Shapers Annual Survey 2017, which interviewed young people from 186 countries, gives their insights on society, business, politics, the economy and technology as well as their workplace and career aspirations.

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KDK Bulletin 28 September 2017 – 5 hot topics

Posted on Sep 28, 2017

See KDK Bulletin, 28 September 2017: Accenture on diversity and inclusion, pressure in job market with Hays, Australia’s gas and electricity problems, PwC on the future of mining, and a happy expat life comes at a price in Australia and NZ from Expat Insider 2017 report. This week’s expert is Duncan McLennan from KPMG.

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A happy expat life in Aust and NZ comes at a price, Expat Insider 2017 survey

Posted on Sep 27, 2017

Australia and New Zealand offers a high quality of life for expat singles and families alike, but health and happiness can come at a serious price, according to the latest Expat Insider 2017 survey. Over 70% of respondents are happy with the quality of healthcare, but expats struggle with the cost of living.

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Accenture video on diversity and inclusion goes viral on social media

Posted on Sep 27, 2017

What do you mean, inclusion starts with I?

There has been a lot of buzz on social media around a movement that we launched at Accenture, titled #InclusionStartsWithI. We asked our own people about bias and inclusion for an internal video that has been viewed and shared extensively externally. The interest is primarily because it consists of real people giving an honest comment on their personal situation – you can see it here.

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KDK Bulletin 21 September 2017 – 5 hot topics  

Posted on Sep 21, 2017

See KDK Bulletin, 21 September 2017: WEF reveals world university rankings, CEDA on industry performance, tackling gender inequality with WGEA, the Australia Institute’s national energy emissions audit, and can a borrower sue a lender after discharge of its mortgage asks Kemp Strang. This week’s expert is Dean Carrigan from Clyde & Co.

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Can a borrower sue a lender after discharge of its mortgage, asks Kemp Strang

Posted on Sep 20, 2017

A recent decision in the Supreme Court of NSW reinforced existing authority that, once a borrower has paid out its mortgage, it has limited rights against the lender.

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