Why Startups Mustn’t Ignore HR

Guest post by James Burbank, editor in chief at BizzMarkBlog When one first starts considering the combination of startups and HR, it feels a bit off. On one side, you have these agile, tiny companies where there is very little hierarchy and structure and on the other, you have this crusty old practice where boring…

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5 Things Businesses can Learn from a Startup Culture

Guest post by Lachlan McKnight, CEO of LegalVision Startups are synonymous with technology, rapid growth and disruption of traditional industries. Unsurprisingly, big businesses are seeing the benefits of startup culture including open plan offices, flexible work arrangements and autonomy over individual projects. In a recent Turnstone survey of 515 companies, 90 percent identified company culture…

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Gooroo & Microsoft join forces in global alliance

Melbourne (Australia) 10 February 2016 – In January Australian tech startup Gooroo (www.gooroo.io) secured Microsoft Corporation as a partner, announcing a global alliance that has already started to see the international Microsoft’s Certified Professional (MCP) community take advantage of the platform’s innovative career planning and intelligent job matching tools. Gooroo launched in early 2015 and…

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Tech Industry Salaries The Steadiest In 12 Months, According to Latest Stats From Gooroo

Melbourne (Australia) 14 December 2015 – In the past month, tech professionals in Australia, the US and UK have seen the steadiest rates of salary and demand overall for the past year, varying by less than 0.3% from October. While Australia saw average salaries for mobile related positions fall by approximately 6% in November, an…

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6 Employment tips for Startups

Guest post by Alex Tanglao, Legal Analyst, LawPath  As a startup, hiring your first employees in an exciting milestone for any founder. It is the cornerstone to growth and development. Taking on new employees is a very stressful and tentative time for any founder. After all, the first few employees on board will contribute to…

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Australian Tech Jobs On The Rise While USA Faces Continued Decline, According To Latest Gooroo Stats

Melbourne (Australia) 10 November 2015 – Australian tech jobs are seeing the highest average advertised salaries since March while the USA sees further declines, the October statistics from tech job analysts Gooroo reveal. In the three months to October 2015, the average advertised salary of Australian tech positions has increased by 1.4%, 1.2% and 2.0%…

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Gooroo statistics show Australian tech jobs steady as US and UK

Melbourne (Australia) 8 October 2015 – Analysis of Australia’s advertised tech positions shows salaries have remained steady over the past six months, with September recording a 1.2% increase to average $102,237 AUD, according to the latest statistics from Gooroo. While Australia is seeing the same average salary as it did two quarters ago in April…

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Discounted tickets to Microsoft Australia’s Ignite conference for BizSpark Members

This is something that you guys have asked me about every year and I’m extremely happy to share the news – I’ve finally managed to secure discounted tickets to Microsoft Australia’s Ignite conference for BizSpark members, woohoo! Some of you might be asking, what is the Ignite conference?We’re bringing together the best of all your favourite tech…

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New program helping manufacturers capture business value from big data

News Release, Wednesday September 23, 2015, Government of South Australia The State Government has launched a $240,000 program to encourage local companies to explore opportunities for using ‘big data’ to improve productivity, competitiveness, and profitability.  The Big Data Connect Program will be delivered over a twelve-month period by the Data to Decisions Cooperative Research Centre. …

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