The Australian Government recently announced it will continue its fast track visa scheme for technology workers despite only five startups taking up the offer in the past 13 months. Known as the Global Talent – Employer Sponsored program (GTES), organisations can apply for five year visas for highly skilled foreign workers. Whilst this scheme might help… Read more »
After 17 years as a recruiter, I realised I’d got it wrong in my own business – here’s what I changed
There might be an assumption that as a recruiter who has filled thousands of roles over 17 years, that I’d get it right every time when it came to my own business. Even recruiters make hiring mistakes. As a founder, I fell into some common traps and learnt some valuable lessons. Tired of the… Read more »
TechDirect co-founders Paula Barry and Sascha Kara. Photo: supplied When founders talk about the problem they set out to solve, finding the right tech team to help inevitably becomes part of the story. TechDirect set out to cut to the chase in that adventure by solving the problem on the way to problems –… Read more »
Sydney artificial intelligence startup Curious Thing has raised $1.5 million in seed funding from Reinventure Group and Qualgro.
Ainsley Johnstone and Natalie Firth are cofounders and co-CEOs of Melbourne recruitment firm Think Talent. The pair founded the business in 2014, because they wanted to do something a little different in recruitment. They explain Think Talent as a marketing-led business, where they help employers develop strong brand recognition that will future-proof them as the… Read more »
Doqtorific connects hospitals with locum opportunities, for example covering for a doctor when they are sick or on leave, to verified doctors ready to work.
PredictiveHire finds out what makes top employees tick then screens for those factors in job applicants
PredictiveHire works to find out what powers a company’s highest performing employees, and then look for those traits in new job applicants.
Sydney-founded recruitment startup myInterview has raised $1.6 million from a group of investors led by Entrée Capital and Cliff Rosenberg
Pymetrics works with organisations to determine the traits that contribute to success in a role, and then has job applicants play games that help bring out these traits.
We had a chat to Hugh Fahy, the GM of Engineering at MYOB, to look at how the company trains new tech talent through its Future Makers Academy.
The global war for tech talent still rages, and it can lead companies to panic and grab candidates who aren’t a good fit. Startups in particular tend to make several key mistakes when hiring.
Melbourne’s BetterView aims to help job candidates showcase their skills through colleague endorsements
BetterView was built on the observation that a resume can tell you what someone has done, but not whether they are actually any good at it or what their potential might be.
Recruitment startup Vervoe looks to create a level playing field for job applicants via automatic video interviews
Founded by Omer Molad, CEO and David Weinberg, CTO, Vervoe looks to replace face to face interviews with automated interviews and online simulations.
Puffling is an online job marketplace which connects mothers returning to work to each other to apply for job sharing roles.
Online talent marketplace OneShift, founded by Gen George, has announced its acquisition by Perth-based recruitment company Programmed.