Two years of lockdown due to COVID-19 has meant an exodus of migrant workers from our shores and the near impossible barrier to enter the country has left the IT sector suffering as a result of the shortfall in skilled workers. The recent publication of the 2021 Skills Priority list has listed IT related jobs… Read more »
One of the biggest challenges for any startup is finding the right talent. In big cities, they must compete with large, well known or global organisations that are appealing to job seekers due to their competitive salaries and bonuses. This can be intimidating and present challenges in the recruitment process. However, there are distinguishable career… Read more »
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.
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.
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.
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.
HR Tech, the human resources & recruitment accelerator program run by Slingshot, has revealed its first cohort, with 5 startups & 7 scaleups taking part.
The latest recruitment startup to make its way onto the scene is Melbourne’s Weploy, looking to connect pre-screened employees to employers who need short term staff, on-demand.