How to hire staff
A recent survey reveals that quotas to improve the numbers of women in senior management positions are still overwhelmingly viewed as at best unnecessary, and at worst counter-productive.
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.
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.
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.
The Startup Catalyst program is attacking what its organisers see as one of the Australian startup ecosystem’s biggest problems, a lack of young technical talent.
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.
An office for introverts: When workplaces started adopting open plan offices in the 1960s, it was hoped scrapping employee cubicles would foster collaboration and make teams more efficient. But as Olga Khazan writes in The Atlantic, sharing your work space with others can be traumatic, especially for the introverts among us.
Google has admitted it has a diversity problem releasing stats that show their staff is 70% men; 61% white, 30% Asian, 3% Hispanic, 2% black. The numbers point to a glaring problem, but the behemoth’s admission could be a first step to change.
It can be tempting to fall into the trap of hiring like-minded employees. Instead, you need to look at the skills and qualities a candidate will need to be successful in their role.
Are you looking to work at a start-up? If so, here are six key tips to help you get the job.
While it is easy to assume that monetary incentives help to keep good talent, it’s only part of the story.
Freelancer.com, which became a public company in November 2013, has released its first full year annual report, revealing a net profit of $753,000, up 3% on the previous year.
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.
Melbourne digital media company Big Datr has faced the furore of social media over a job advertisement asking interns to work for free.
The unemployment rate yesterday jumped to a 10-year high of 6%, in line with predictions from economists and the Reserve Bank.
Your products will end up looking very different depending on which team is put in charge.
Finding the right people to work in a start-up can be a balancing act. Here are some strategies to help your business out.
It’s the epidemic sweeping the nation: Fakenitis Fever. As a boss, here’s what you need to about it.
Here are three top tips from recruitment specialist Julie Seeto on how to attract the best talent to your start-up.
Many cash-constrained and time-poor start-ups can struggle to make the best hiring decisions. Here are three common recruitment mistakes – and how you can avoid them.