How to hire staff



Nine tips to hire and get the most out of a rock star accountant for your startup

11:29AM | Friday, 27 November 2015 | Mark McDonald

Studies on business failure regularly find that poor accounting and financial planning are the second leading cause of company declines.

Four lessons from Google's work secrets

11:59AM | Tuesday, 24 November 2015 | Tamara Friedrich

Google has discovered that diversity doesn’t automatically lead to creativity.

How Envato improved its gender diversity: “Set the right example right from the top”

11:21AM | Friday, 20 November 2015 | Denham Sadler

Working towards gender equality in a startup needs to be a core focus of the entire team for progress to be made.

How to hire a good growth hacker for your startup

10:14PM | Friday, 9 October 2015 | Mark McDonald

Once your startup takes off, one of the big challenges you’re going to face is finding talented employees capable of driving its growth.

Easier to be more diverse from the start, says Nitro’s Sam Chandler

10:27PM | Thursday, 8 October 2015 | Kye White

The earlier you start thinking about diversity in your startup the easier it will be to naturally grow a diverse team in the long run.

Last-minute job-filler WorkNinja has a hire purpose

10:59PM | Monday, 5 October 2015 | Kye White

A Sydney startup is looking to capitalise on increasing interest from enterprise for on-demand labour.

Cloud analytics is enabling the freelance economy

9:04PM | Wednesday, 2 September 2015 | Nigel Mendonca

A significant workforce change is upon us and we're no longer just teachers, marketers or photographers.

Access code: Google’s secret hiring process put programmers through their paces

8:33AM | Friday, 28 August 2015 | Kye White

Google has a secret hiring process that targets potential employees before they’ve even thought to apply for a job with the tech giant.

“Don’t be a dick”: How Vend puts its values first

8:59PM | Monday, 10 August 2015 | Vaughan Rowsell

What makes your company truly, honestly unique? Values are often just as important as your product.

When to hire a new CEO: Learning from the examples of Twitter and Bigcommerce

6:23PM | Wednesday, 17 June 2015 | Ron Pragides

During the past week, both Twitter and Bigcommerce announced CEO transitions. What does this mean?

US worker creates fake Airbnb website to land her dream job

4:12PM | Thursday, 23 April 2015 | Kirsten Robb

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.

Why a robot could do your job

4:40PM | Monday, 20 April 2015 | Toby Walsh

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.

Australians dissatisfied at work, but startups are getting workplace culture right

4:38PM | Thursday, 16 April 2015 | Broede Carmody

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.

Getting in early to avoid gender stereotyping careers

4:57PM | Thursday, 16 April 2015 | Karen Struthers

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.

How to hire the next Steve Jobs for your business

4:01PM | Tuesday, 14 April 2015 | Cara Waters

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.

Hiring the right staff comes down to vision and fit

2:15PM | Monday, 23 February 2015 | Broede Carmody

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.

Adage proves a mature acquisition for OneShift

2:20PM | Tuesday, 3 February 2015 | Broede Carmody

Sydney-based job matching platform OneShift has made its first acquisition, buying mature age jobs board Adage for an undisclosed amount.

Quotas on the nose: that’s the view from male Australian CEOs

1:54PM | Thursday, 8 January 2015 | Jennifer Whelan

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.

How your startup can tackle diversity issues in 2015

1:14PM | Monday, 5 January 2015 | Broede Carmody

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 on the hunt for best tech talent

12:15PM | Monday, 1 December 2014 | Kye White

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.