Finding your feet as an early-stage startup is all about finding the right talent and effective marketing, according to the founder of an online employment platform shortlisted for the 2015 StartupSmart Awards.
Changes to employee share option scheme laws, released in draft legislation by the federal government on Wednesday, will help fix the unworkable situation of taxing startup employees on value that they don’t have and may never get.
Bootstrapped startups are often challenged to afford suitable resources. But is hiring interns instead of employees a fair solution?
Don’t let the startup mantras and hashtags fool you. Failure is emotionally draining, physically exhausting and psychologically frustrating.
The new year represents an opportunity for companies to tackle diversity issues head-on, according to the Diversity Council of Australia, and tech startups are no exception.
A lot has been said about how inefficient email is but not a lot has been done about it. Until now.
Post global financial crisis, companies are moving from a recession mindset to a growth mindset according to Jeff Schwartz, principal of Deloitte Consulting.
Atlassian is searching Australia for the nation’s best tech talent, as it looks to fill 150 Sydney-based mainly tech vacancies over the next six months.
Assholes beware, you don’t have to be “win at all costs” to run a successful startup, according to Twitch founder and YCombinator partner Justin Kan.
A New South Wales startup is looking to improve the way businesses hire employees by allowing users to tap into their networks quickly and easily to fill a job vacancy.
Research released this week by the Diversity Council of Australia has found the stigma surrounding mental health is still prevalent in the workplace, despite many employers taking steps to tackle the issue head-on.
Silicon Valley interns are allegedly being paid anything from $US6000 ($A7000) to $US10,400, with additional stipends for housing costs.
When it comes to building your business and your profile no strategy is as powerful or as leveraged as collaborations.
Microsoft chief executive Satya Nadella’s excruciating gaffe that women should not ask for a raise but trust in “karma” that they would be rewarded eventually has been met with widespread condemnation.
Shufflebrain co-founder Amy Jo Kim was practising lean startup methodology before there was a name for it.
Bao-Minh Tran-Vo, the cofounder of fantasy footy app developer c8apps, might be in San Francisco, but being 12,658 kilometres from the MCG on AFL grand final day is unlikely to stop the sports aficionado from catching all the action on that one day in September.
Last Friday, Blackbird VC hosted The Sunrise conference which featured some of Australia's greatest technology companies, sharing the stories of their early years. Here are the key take aways for entrepreneurs.
Startups say reform of the employee share scheme can’t come soon enough, as the federal government makes progress on its plans to overhaul the scheme.
Envato becomes the first Australian startup to release its diversity figures, encourages others to do the same9:33PM | Thursday, 4 September 2014 | Kye White
Envato has become the first Australian tech startup to release comprehensive workforce diversity figures.
In a bid to solidify company culture, Bigcommerce has announced that Patty McCord, former chief talent officer at Netflix, has joined the company’s board of advisers.