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James Solomons

Accounting, Business & Technology; Advocate, Entrepreneur & Educator

Federal Budget 2016 – Reflection

The Federal Budget has been and gone for 2016 and as we knew, it was going to be an “election” budget. Purposeful is the term I used to describe it and in my opinion its a shame that a budget will pass by for another year without there being any major benefit for anyone. So much could have been done to assist small business but alas, an extension of accelerated depreciation was all that medium businesses got. Nothing further for small businesses.

So it goes without saying that the highlight for me was being part of an expert panel on the morning after the budget to discuss what ‘could have been’. The panel included

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The scary economic reality of traditional candidate referencing

This week Xref Limited released the results of research it commissioned to understand the current trends in the recruitment market and some statistics it un-covered are quite simply staggering. Its the first time this type of research has been done and its scary to read!

Hear Xref Co-Founder & CEO Lee-Martin Seymour on 2UE discussing the findings of the research

70% per cent of candidates are prepared to lie to potential employers, and many are using deceptive methods such as bogus referees.

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Daily Thought – 18 Nov ’16

Never give up on a dream just because of the time it will take to accomplish it. The time will pass anyway.  – Earl Nightingale

Weekend Thought…. 12 Nov ’16

“Nobody said that becoming successful would ever

be an easy task by any means. One must be willing to

fail and fail time again until they get things right.”

Daily Thought… 11 Nov ’16

“To succeed… You need to find something to hold on to, something to motivate you, something to inspire you.” – Tony Dorsett

Daily Thought…9 Nov 16

“Thinking should become your capital asset, no matter whatever ups and downs you come across in your life.” – Dr. APJ Kalam

Weekend Thought….. 

Believe you can and you’re halfway there. – Theodore Roosevelt #DailyQuote

Daily Thought

Whatever you can do, or dream you can, begin it. Boldness has genius, power and magic in it. – Johann Wolfgang von Goethe #DailyThought

Daily Thought 3-11-16

“Opportunities don’t happen, you create them” – Chris Grosser

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