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Funding

Hybrid work culture building startup Remote Social raises $1 million seed round

- September 7, 2021 2 MIN READ

Future of work startup Remote Social has raised a $1 million seed round. The raise was led by Black Nova VC, supported by neuroscience consultancy NeuroPower, Antler Australia – the startup emerged out of Antler Australia, and several strategic angels. Remote Social’s angel investors include Atlassian VP of engineering Zak Islam, Archangel Ventures partner Quentin Wallace,… Read more »

Future of work

Canva’s offices will stay hybrid post-pandemic: here are 3 guiding principles the tech giant wants staff to follow

- August 31, 2021 3 MIN READ

Sydney-based global design giant Canva believes a traditional workplace will be “the exception” and will maintain a remote-hybrid model for the company’s staff when lockdowns and the pandemic ends. The company says it wants to balance flexibility and connection. While it expects many people will still want to head into the office it will create… Read more »

Future of work

The Third Space: how Covid will end a return to the office for a new way of gathering

- August 16, 2021 3 MIN READ

Since the pandemic forced organisations around the world to finally embrace remote work, more and more people are having sea-change and tree-change moments. In Victoria’s coastal Mornington Peninsula, traditionally a popular second-home destination for wealthy Melbournians, property prices have soared by as much as 30% in the past 12 months. The peninsula’s mayor, Despi O’Connor, said that… Read more »

Future of work

Futurist Steve Sammartino on the 5 tech trends shaping the future of work

- March 23, 2021 4 MIN READ

This past year forced incredible change on businesses in a short time, with organisations needing to adapt and pivot quickly to keep pace. This forced adaptation accelerated many current trends – some by three to five years, according to a global McKinsey executive study – while simultaneously causing new ones to emerge. In a recent nbn webinar ‘Digital Transformation in a… Read more »

Future of work

Why online collaboration is the future of work

- December 4, 2020 3 MIN READ

Breaking news this week is Salesforce’s US$27.7 billion mega-offer to buy Slack.   It’s a strong signal about the future of work where enterprise software powers all-digital, work-from-anywhere teams to co-create and collaborate.  At Mindhive, we share this vision of collaborative intelligence, reduced complexity, increased power and flexibility, and ultimately a greater degree of organisational agency… Read more »

Future of work

What I learned about remote work from Slack’s Stewart Butterfield and Atlassian’s Mike Cannon-Brookes

- September 15, 2020 3 MIN READ

I recently sat down for a Slack Sessions virtual panel with Stewart Butterfield, CEO of Slack, and Mike Cannon-Brookes, CEO of Atlassian, to discuss what they’ve learnt this year. Their organisations, along with many others around the world, have dealt with the lightning speed transition to remote work. Stewart and Mike have unique perspectives on… Read more »

News & Analysis

The 10 skills most in demand in Australia right now according to LinkedIn

- June 26, 2019 3 MIN READ

Workplace networking site LinkedIn has released its take on workplace education and training today claiming nearly a third (29%) of Australian employees quit a job due to insufficient access to learning and development to upskill. The Future of Skills 2019 Report, says there is a critical gap between the learning and development (L&D) opportunities employees… Read more »