Unions NSW has today announced it has come to a “groundbreaking agreement” with Airtasker to deliver workers on the platform a number of conditions.
Microsoft has announced today that Steven Worrall will step into the role of Australian Managing Director for the company.
In taking a new approach to the workplace is US startup We Roam, which looks to create location-independent places of work. Launched earlier this year, We Roam has created a travel program with curated trips around the world for those of us who can work remotely.
One local startup Uprise wants to take e-mental health care further, offering companies of all sizes a digital suite of evidence-based therapies, starting with cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT), one of the most powerful treatments in psychology. The startup has essentially stripped down CBT so that it can be delivered online at a fraction of the time and cost.
Townsville tech company SafetyCulture has announced that it has secured $6.1 million in its oversubscribed Series A round of funding – most of the investors in this round are existing shareholders. The latest round brings the total amount of funds raised by the startup to just under $11 million, with investors including Bill Tai, Blackbird Ventures and Farquhar, who is also a backer of Blackbird.
Vinomofo has just announced its partnership with animal welfare charity PetRescue to launch the Workplace Foster Care Program, which matches homeless dogs and cats with workplace foster families.
When I first entered the workforce six years ago, acting stressed was fashionable. In fact, business etiquette silently dictated that we run around like headless chooks whenever we’re in the premises.