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10 questions to ask when you’re in a job interview

- October 22, 2019 3 MIN READ

One of the most challenging parts of an already nerve-wracking interview is thinking of your own questions. It’s a crucial part of any interview and often, candidates are so prepared to nail the rest that they’ve completely forget or ask questions with minimal relevance. “We’ve noticed that many people often have little to ask of… Read more »

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Australian tech execs reveal what they look for in employees

- October 21, 2019 2 MIN READ

The chance to meet senior recruiters at Australian tech unicorns, including Afterpay, is coming this Wednesday, October 23, at Career Hack: Australia’s Tech Careers Fair, in Sydney. The expo will feature dozens of leading Australian tech startups, and their recruiters, including for Canva, Airtasker, Safety Culture, Athena, Deputy, Employment Hero, Zip, Afterpay, Koala, Prospa, Morse Micro… Read more »

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How to get the best results from LinkedIn

- October 21, 2019 4 MIN READ

LinkedIn expert Lucy Bingle spent 20 years in the marketing industry before flying solo with her own business. She now runs a digital marketing agency, LucyBingle.com, that specialises in teaching people how to get the most from the LinkedIn platform “I have always had a strong interest in running my own business. My father was… Read more »

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Why an all-in-one tech vendor can be risky business for startups

- April 17, 2019 3 MIN READ

The classic saying “two heads are better than one” reflects the idea that collaboration is the key to success. In the software technology world, best-of-breed represents this approach, encouraging businesses to have several solutions working closely together to create a better experience for end-users and IT teams, rather than relying on a single-vendor solution.

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Regulatory technology could fast-track banks to salvation

- April 15, 2019 2 MIN READ

Bill Gates once said that a company’s most unhappy customers are the greatest source of learning. As the dust settles on the Royal Commission into Misconduct in the Banking, Superannuation and Financial Services Industry, many disgruntled and disillusioned Australians will be hoping this proves true, and that after a decade of scandal the banks might finally learn their lesson and play fairly with their customers.

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From missing the mark to making a mark

- April 9, 2019 4 MIN READ

When my Pilates business thrived, I saw an opportunity to expand with related fitness brands. Here’s why it didn’t work out writes Aaron Smith, Founder of KX Pilates Confession time: I’m a former personal trainer, but I knew not long after I started that the personal training industry in Australia was quite saturated and I… Read more »