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1 in 4 Australians have been discriminated against at work on the basis of gender

- November 5, 2015 2 MIN READ

The level of discrimination in Australian workplaces is higher than the global average, according to a new report from HR firm Randstad. The latest Randstad Workmonitor report found that while 79 percent of Australian workers believe their business has an open and inclusive culture and 89 percent of workers value diversity in the workplace, one in four or 25 percent of Australian workers said they had been discriminated against on the basis of their gender,

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Help wanted: Twitter CEO. Requirements: Denial, fatalism.

- June 15, 2015 1 MIN READ

Marlon Brando once complained that working on the set of a troubled film was like trying to do a crossword puzzle while falling down an elevator shaft. That description came to mind today because it fits perfectly a job in Silicon Valley that recently opened up: CEO of Twitter. [Source: Pando.com]

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GetUp! has actually turned the “I’ll ride with you” hashtag into something tangible

- December 19, 2014 3 MIN READ

After that the “I’ll ride with you” hashtag took on a life of its own, and has been used for a variety of agendas, and the core purpose had somewhat diminished, until yesterday when social enterprise Getup! decided to use Kum’s original tweet as the inspiration to create a technology that connects people catching public transport fearful of doing so alone.

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Twitter’s journey into social commerce will be lucrative for early leaders in the space like Gumroad and Selz

- September 9, 2014 2 MIN READ

Twitter announced last night that they want to make shopping from mobile devices convenient and easy for their users.

With the rollout of their new “Buy” button, Twitter users will get access to offers and merchandise they can’t get anywhere else and purchase them right in the Twitter apps for Android and iOS. This means that businesses and celebrities will be able to turn their followers into dollars. Social commerce now begins to take on a whole new meaning.