How to hire staff
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.
As a business grows, it becomes important to make the right decision when hiring key staff such as a chief financial officer.
In theory, every job search is a search for the best possible candidate. In practice, thousands of job applicants get knocked back each year on the grounds they’re “overqualified”.
Is there a politician lurking in your office? Old Taskmaster says it’s time to catch them out!
A report by global business investment firm Ernst & Young has found entrepreneurs all over the world are looking to hire new talent both in their own countries and abroad.
In the latest of a 10-part series looking at the challenges start-ups face in 2013, we examine recruitment. Knowing how to hire staff or how to legally let them go is one of the big challenges businesses face.
When it comes to energy and vibrancy, an enthusiastic workforce is a lot like a fresh bouquet of flowers. However, like the contents of a vase, your staff morale needs to be tended to regularly.
An industry body has expressed its concern over figures from the National Centre for Vocational Education Research, which shows a drop in the number of people starting apprenticeships.
Finding a co-founder is one of those things that can happen in an instant or it can take months of fruitless searching. However long your search takes, here are five top tips to help you out.
Pollenizer is looking for co-founders for four of its start-ups, one of which would involve a partnership with a Skype co-founder while another would involve working with the former chief executive of CareerOne.
Business has given a mixed response to the Coalition's industrial relations policy released yesterday, with praise for its proposed relaxation of penalties for awards rates misdemeanours but concern about no action on penalty rates.
Unemployment dropped from 5.6% to 5.5% in April, despite most economists predicting it would remain steady or even rise.
SMEs have ranked government spending and industrial relations laws as more important issues than the Australian dollar, according to a new ACCI survey.
Shadow treasurer Joe Hockey says the Coalition's paid parental leave scheme plan will reduce the burden on small business, despite claims within the party that the program is expensive and unnecessary.
A HR expert says start-ups need to reward staff who put in extra hours, after the Australian Bureau of Statistics revealed 26% of Australian workers who do overtime are not compensated.
The Australian economy is losing as much as $305 billion due to lost productivity, a study from Ernst & Young has revealed.
The Fair Work Commission found a company unfairly dismissed two employees who registered a business name, with the owner claiming the pair planned to open a competing business.
Hiring casual staff for the first time can be a legal minefield. Lawyers Paul Hardman and Ben Keenan from law firm Holding Redlich explain what you must do.