How to hire staff
A Melbourne-based entrepreneur has taken an unusual approach in his search for tech co-founders, offering a $2,000 bounty to anyone whose recommendation is eventually hired.
More than seven in 10 employers expect staff to pull sickies due to the Australia Day weekend, although it appears that bosses can only do a limited amount in order to prevent them, according to a new study.
The Fair Work Commission has found Dolina Fashion Group unfairly dismissed an employee of 17 years, without a valid reason for termination or appropriate warning.
Bakers Delight is hoping to grow its franchise network by way of apprenticeships, after announcing it will offer 1,000 new apprenticeships in 2013, described as a “solid” opportunity.
After a software developer in the US recently outsourced his job to a Chinese consulting firm, here are four tips to help you make sure your staff aren't doing the same thing to you.
Once upon a time, a long, long time ago, there was a large multinational corporation we’ll call Inertia Corp. Their business model was dead – but senior management didn’t realise it.
Serial entrepreneur and StartupSmart mentor Michael Fox has outlined problems with employee share option plans (ESOPs) for start-ups, after being invited to meet with the federal government.
A Melbourne concreter has won an unfair dismissal case against his employer, after the company fired him for allegedly smirking during a conversation reprimanding him for a safety violation.
Especially if you’re a soloist, advice from friends and family can be invaluable. StartupSmart spoke to three experts to help you get the most out of your mentor. BY MICHELLE HAMMOND.
Almost a quarter of Australians are planning a career change this year, while hiring intentions are mixed among employers, according to separate pieces of new research, suggesting many people could be looking to go it alone in 2013.
Having grown up with the web, Gen Ys can be a tremendous asset for your business. Here are some tips on how to hire and keep superstar Gen Ys. BY ADAM FRANKLIN.
Small businesses in the building and construction industries have until February 28 to take advantage of the federal government’s Kickstart program, which rewards employers with an additional $3,350 for taking on a new apprentice.
PushStart mentor Alex North has offered some advice to start-ups looking for tech talent to build their idea, insisting every start-up must argue the case for why their business will be successful.
Are you looking to set up your first board of directors? There are eight key factors you need to look out for. BY JAMES BECK and GEOFFREY KIEL.
The royal prank call that went tragically wrong has sparked a worldwide social media storm, with radio network Austereo suspending all advertising on 2Day FM.
Australia’s national unemployment rate fell 0.1% to 5.2% in November, contrary to expectations, with Victoria and NSW experiencing the biggest falls in jobless numbers.
There are three questions you need to answer that will determine what you should do next.
The workforce of your company can be one of your greatest assets. Here are five keys to making sure your recruit the right staff for your start-up. BY DOROTA DOPIERALA.
A recruitment expert has warned start-ups to tread carefully with regard to casual staff, after a survey revealed more than a third of employers have increased their use of temporary workers over the past 12 months.
A serial entrepreneur has compiled a step-by-step guide for start-ups on how to hire developers, insisting start-ups need to recruit differently to big companies if they are to compete for talent.