It used to be that you’d get a job and stay with your employer your whole working life. Smart employers, and certainly startups, are now beginning to look for people with wide experience, otherwise known as ‘horizontal personnel’.
Last week Stripe co-founder John Collision sat down with SEEK co-founder Paul Bassat and chatted about a wide range of topics including the importance of co-founder relationships, hiring the right people, the future of e-commerce, and much more.
An Australian startup is looking to help office workers write cleaner, sharper documents in order to boost productivity.
Jack Matthews, the former head of Fairfax’s digital and metropolitan news divisions, has been named as the new chairman of loyalty card app Rewardle.
The Tin Alley beta program has finished the selection process for its winter internship program, with benefits anticipated both for students and the startups they’ll work for.
There has been endless talk of the problems and issues related to young Australian entrepreneurs leaving Australia. But what can Australia do to attract talent back to its startup ecosystem?
Old Taskmaster explains a crucial difference between high-flying ideals and being on the right track.
Much like romantic relationships, happy business partnerships can end in a nasty legal divorce. Here are five common reasons why business partnerships end and what you can do to prevent it from happening.
For many people getting a job at a startup is as compelling as starting one. Here's a look at how to secure one and why applying for a job at a startup has its quirks.
Growing numbers of Australian businesses are either allowing staff to work from home or hiring workers overseas. Here are six ways to be sure virtual staff are up to scratch.
During the ‘90s tech boom, author and web pioneer Bill Lessard documented the worst excesses of the web. With some commentators predicting another tech wreck, Lessard shares some critical lessons from the golden age of Silicon Valley.
From the outside, meditation can look like a whole lot of nothing, but you only need to try it for a few minutes to realise just how challenging it can be to develop our attention and sharpen our focus.
Alfie Kohn writing in the Harvard Business Review points out that offering rewards to change set behaviours like eating less or quitting smoking does not work. Numerous psychological studies back up his thesis.
If you’re running a startup or a small business, you know that it’s extremely important to keep the team energetic and enthusiastic.
Small businesses are more likely than large companies to hire and value working mothers, according to a new research.
Penalty rates, flexibility and pay conditions are on the agenda for the upcoming Productivity Commission review of the Fair Work Act.
Are you looking to work at a start-up? If so, here are six key tips to help you get the job.
The Taskmaster has turned up to work – in a suspiciously happy mood. What could trigger such a turn of events?
Too many entrepreneurs push themselves to sprint to the point they burn out. However, if you want to avoid burnout, you need to look at another option.
Aiming for perfection is one thing. But as Old Taskmaster discovered, it does carry the risk of micromanaging your business to death.