How to hire staff
A woman working in Silicon Valley has taken an unusual step to land her dream marketing role with accommodation site Airbnb—creating a fake version of the accommodation website with her resume details.
Here’s a game to play over dinner. One person names a profession that they believe can’t be taken over by a machine, and another person has to make a case why it’s not so future-proof.
The average Aussie is unmotivated while at work and would not recommend their company to friends or family, according to a survey examining the workplace attitudes of more than 3000 Australians.
By pre-school children are already thinking about the career they will have when they grow up. It is also at this early stage that they tend to rule out jobs that do not fit with their gender.
Nolan Bushnell co-founded Atari and was the co-creator of the GPS and touch screen, but Bushnell’s other claim to fame is that he was the first person to hire Steve Jobs.
Bringing on board talented individuals who are a good cultural fit all comes down to sharing your company’s vision, according to two Aussie entrepreneurs who have founded fast-growing startups.
Sydney-based job matching platform OneShift has made its first acquisition, buying mature age jobs board Adage for an undisclosed amount.
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.