How to hire staff
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.
Australia’s accountants have joined calls to reform the tax treatment of employee share schemes, saying current arrangements create an uncompetitive environment for start-ups.
Recently, your humble correspondent read an interesting article about a new hiring strategy used by a growing number of businesses. If you’re looking to take on more staff, it’s certainly something to think about.
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.
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.