Advice

Australia’s tech talent bubble could be about to burst too – here’s what happens next

- July 5, 2022 5 MIN READ

Ask any founder their top three challenges, and talent is likely to feature amongst them. Record low unemployment, closed international borders, the great resignation, remote workers, soaring salaries and a global skills shortage have created the most complex talent crisis in the modern era. Business leaders plead with government and the education sector to solve… Read more »

Funding

PredictiveHire, which can tell if you’re the right person for a job in 5 text messages, raises $7 million in pre-Series A

- March 7, 2022 2 MIN READ

Recruitment automation startup PredictiveHire, which uses an AI bot to tell immediately if a candidate is right for a job using just five questions answered via phone text, has raised $7 million in a pre-Series A round. Sydney talent recruiting firm Hudson is one of the startup’s key backers, along with several individuals including Yarra Capital… Read more »

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Advice

5 ways to attract top tech talent when you’re a startup without big salaries

- January 7, 2022 3 MIN READ

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 »

Advice

How to attract the best tech developers into your startup

- October 15, 2021 3 MIN READ

Devices, apps and digital services increasingly dominate our lives and workplaces. The pandemic has accelerated the digital transformation for many businesses, and what this means is that demand for coders and developers is now higher than ever.  Research from Indeed found that programmers are one of the most in-demand jobs in Australia’s most significant growth… Read more »

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Opinion

5 ways to attract top tech talent when you’re a startup without big salaries

- December 4, 2019 3 MIN READ

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 »

Opinion

Why the Australian government’s tech visa startup scheme won’t work  

- September 18, 2019 2 MIN READ

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 »