Opinion

Mark Twain, money and the math show why business should focus on diversity over merit

- February 21, 2020 4 MIN READ

  By now, you’ve probably heard that Goldman Sachs is no longer taking companies public if they don’t have any underrepresented board members. You’ve probably also heard about the corresponding kerfuffle in the Sydney Startups group: investors recycled the standard sexist and racist (and everything else -ist) dog whistles about “merit” to criticise the change,… Read more »

News & Analysis

Aubrey Blanche, who helped create Atlassian’s great workplace vibe, has signed on with Culture Amp

- February 13, 2020 2 MIN READ

Melbourne unicorn Culture Amp, the workplace HR and employee engagement startup has made a key hire to drive its own workplace vibe and apps, luring Atlassian’s long-term global head of diversity and belonging, Aubrey Blanche, to join the business. Blanche signs on as Culture Amp’s Global Head of Equitable Design & Impact after six years… Read more »

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News & Analysis

HR startup Culture Amp is using AI to predict how productive new employees will be and how long they’ll stay

- August 2, 2019 2 MIN READ

  HR tech startup Culture Amp has developed an AI-based predictive tool to forecast productivity and turnover risk in new employees. Rod Hamilton, Culture Amp’s co-founder and Chief Product Officer said the Foresight Engine, unveiled this week at the company’s annual global conference, Culture First, comes out of the recent acquisition of performance management venture… Read more »