Welcome to our new weekly column, where we talk to CEOs, founders and tech leaders about the benefits they’ve discovered from WFH in 2020. We kick off the series with former Xero boss and investor Chris Ridd, who chairs healthtech startup MedAdvisor, and likes to jump on his rowing machine between meetings when he’s not… Read more »
What I learned about remote work from Slack’s Stewart Butterfield and Atlassian’s Mike Cannon-Brookes
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 »
Last night I dreamt I was back in the office for the first time. Our long communal tables in the kitchen were gone. My desk was surrounded on all sides by plexiglass – including overhead, which, for a guy my height, means stooped shoulders and a future riddled with chiropractic appointments. Nobody talked to each… Read more »
COVID-19 has officially been declared a global pandemic by the World Health Organisation and thus countries around the world are taking drastic measures to flatten the curve of infections. In light of this, many companies are asking employees to work for home to avoid their workforce being infected and potentially spreading the disease.… Read more »
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 »
“Artificial Intelligence (AI) will steal your next job”. While anyone working in the IT field knows this is an overreaction, there is always an element of truth in every dramatised statement. Rephrased as “AI will steal part of your next job” makes the statement more accurate. However, what knowledge workers should be thinking is… Read more »
Property developer Mirvac has opened The Third Space, a coworking hub in its Broadway shopping centre in Sydney.
A report has found 22 percent of Australians are earning $50 or more from the sharing economy each month, with 5.6 percent, or around 800,000, earning over $300 per month.