How to hire staff
Independent creative freelancers and sole traders are among the main beneficiaries of outsourcing platforms. But standing out from the crowd can be a major challenge.
As an investor, you’re looking for start-up founders that are, literally, epic. You want grand scale results and a heroic take-it-on-the-chin attitude.
There comes a point for every business when going it alone is no longer an option. Here are five key things to consider when you hire your first employee.
Small to medium business owners will focus on hiring and training staff in 2014, the new SmartCompany – Crowe Horwath SME Directions survey for 2013 shows.
Cloudstaff, an Australian outsourcing start-up based in Manila, has raised $500,000 from three local investors Robert Whyte, Trevor Kennedy and serial entrepreneur, Bevan Slattery.
Your products will end up looking very different depending on which team is put in charge.
Nikee Pomper accepted the chief operations officer role at customisable formal wear start-up Fame & Partners after realising she was fundamentally a “start-up person rather than a corporate one”.
If you’re hiring your first full-time employees, it’s important to know what your legal obligations are to your staff. When it comes to leave, here are five types of leave you need to be aware of.
If an employee is dismissed in a “harsh, unjust or unreasonable” manner they may be awarded up to six month’s pay. Here are six things you need to do before you sack a member of your staff.
So here’s the situation: You’re looking to hire a coder – and a good one. Here’s one technique you should consider.
We all know about the ‘war for talent’ and the importance of getting the right people to join your team, but in a start-up it can make all the difference between whether you succeed or fail.
Hawthorn Football Club looks set to be left reeling from the loss of key forward Lance ‘Buddy’ Franklin, as late yesterday it was revealed the star is set to sign with the Sydney Swans.
Outsourcing remains a controversial topic and it seems everyone holds a different opinion. Here are my experiences with sending tasks offshore – both good and bad.
An online platform to enable easier access for interns and start-ups has launched this week in Sydney.
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.
Building your start-up team is one of the biggest decisions that you will make. Here’s how to do it right.
Dare, if you will, to imagine this nightmare scenario. It’s an office – a Taskmaster Tower – full of Taskmaster clones.
Age discrimination at both ends of the spectrum poses a golden opportunity for smart entrepreneurs looking to hire staff.
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.
As a business grows, it becomes important to make the right decision when hiring key staff such as a chief financial officer.