Startup Daily editor Gina sat down for a chat with Kochie’s Business Builders editor Cec to chat about how to manage employees who have a side hustle.
Tap into Safety was founded by Susanne and Geoff Bahn in 2014 after decades spent looking at health and safety in the workplace from different angles.
Squaddle is an app which connects hospitality contractors to businesses that need to fill gaps in their roster on-demand.
Konnective is a mobile app which acts as a “one-stop shop” for employees to communicate and access their existing internal systems.
The BenchOn marketplace helps businesses match idle staff to short term contracts from reputable companies and government agencies in need of talent.
Founded by brother-sister duo Richard and Katrina Macphillamy, Partistaff breaks from the traditional agency model, and offers a platform for party hosts to discover and hire helpers who have hospitality experience and are already accustomed to parties.
We knew from early on that to build a great business we had to bring aboard the best people. But talented people are often more attracted to big companies with big salary packages. So the challenge wasn’t “How to get more money to pay staff”. Heck, in those days we could barely pay ourselves. The challenge was “How can we create something here, that they’ll never get over there?”
Back in 2006, I faced the challenge of recruiting my first team when I established my company Zest Marketing Concepts. In order for the company to grow, I needed people. I was eager and enthusiastic about being someone’s boss… little did I know I had a lot to learn! 7 years, 10,000 interviews, 6 offices and 300 staff members later, I feel I can confidently manage and give advice on this topic!
Over the weekend I was trying to put together a desk, when it comes to [actually physically] building things like furniture, I am pretty crap. I must admit I was was kinda tempted to leave a couple of screws out of the build, because at the time the desk seemed sturdy and was standing fine and they seemed unnecessary to be honest with you.