Five skills employers love


by FiveHive Community member Sharon Polishing up your resume to re-enter the workforce after a break? How do you explain away those days, months and years of child rearing, house running and keeping the family functioning? Surprise yourself with this list of 5 capabilities you have been honing, probably without even knowing it. Time management [ Read More ]

Five steps to a successful business


by FiveHive Community member Sharon Setting up your own business to fit around your family commitments is a great option for some – but how do you turn that nugget of an idea into gold? Work through this checklist of 5 common issues faced in starting up your own business. Pick a project – It’s [ Read More ]

Five ways to make money on the internet


…by FiveHive Community member Sharon Even though I am a busy Mum I always find time to explore the world through the internet. Although I browse regularly, it took me a while to work out the best way of using the internet in business. For me, it comes down to these five things. Promotion – [ Read More ]

5 Fundraising Ideas for Your School/Club


Somehow (and I’m still not quite sure how it happened), I found myself on the fundraising committee at my son’s school last year and was immediately thrust into the world of finding inventive ways of cajoling money out of frazzled parents.   Like most parents I detest boring old raffles and chocolate drives, but here I [ Read More ]

5 Top Working From Home Opportunities


Party planning From Tupperware to Avon, Learning Ladder to Mary Kay and everything in between, direct-selling parties can be a great way to earn extra money and can be easily worked around your family’s busy schedule.  You’ll be able to enjoy meeting new people, setting your own hours, selling products that you are passionate about [ Read More ]

Woman overboard! (Job posting)


Are you a quick learning, tech savvy, organised, helpful and friendly person with a wide range of skills and a keen desire to add to your skill set? Perhaps you are a returning-to-work parent or uni student needing some business experience? You may be the perfect support person / office assistant I need to rescue [ Read More ]

Five ways to shop smarter

5 Ways to Shop Smarter

Shop around. Always shop around. You can save $300 on a fridge, $50 on bulk meat buys or $30 on take out meals. That is money you will no longer have to earn. (Saving is like free money – no one can tax you on it.) Everything comes on sale eventually. My favourite mantra! Just [ Read More ]

Tracey’s Top 5 Tips: Selling your unwanted items on ebay

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Tracey’s Top 5 Tips: Selling your unwanted items on Ebay Realistic: Be realistic on the price you expect to sell your item for. If you purchased a dress for $100 and wore it once, don’t necessarily expect to receive $90 for it. Remember that everyone is looking for a bargain on ebay. If your item [ Read More ]


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