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Four tips to build a career in technology

The current climate has left many with a newfound need to seek a different career path. Given the greater demand for technical support and...

How soft skills impact and translate in the world of working from home

Many of us are adjusting to working from home with the increasing risk of Coronavirus. Some of us might not have the ergonomic set up...

Five top tips for freelancers to win more work online

How to score the clients you want.

Why we have to cure our fear of soft skills training

The power of persuasion is incredibly important.

Bright minds: draw them in or risk losing them

Succeeding in business today doesn't just require good talent – it requires great talent.  It also requires great products, a smart strategy and an internal desire to...

Up for the task and on the job: Airtasker’s Tim Fung on shaking up the local labour market

Entrepreneurs Tim Fung and Jonathan Lui have spent the last four years disrupting the labour market. Their business, Airtasker, is helping people to think...

Why hiring personality over experience can be the best thing for your business

"Hard work spotlights the character of people: some turn up their sleeves, some turn up their noses, and some don't turn up at all."...

The challenges of importing skills to drive innovation

Australia is lagging behind in the innovation stakes, ranking 17th for 2 years running in the Global Innovation Index 2015. We are being overtaken...

Why is IT training important no matter your field

When personal computers first entered the workplace, this caused a major shift in how businesses operated. This one advancement ended the need for businesses...

Resources sector calls for investment in training initiatives

The Australian Mines and Metals Association (AMMA) has urged the Federal government to invest in training, skills, and employment initiatives to ensure the sector can reach its workforce needs.

‘Young people have been disproportionately affected’: Taj Pabari

Taj Pabari is the CEO of the Australian School of Entrepreneurship (ASE), was named the Australian Young Innovator of the Year in...

Let’s Talk: Success Secrets

Success looks different for each business. There is a huge variety in the business models that we hold up as success stories....

Unfair dismissal claim against Deliveroo may have widespread consequences for the gig economy

A former rider for Deliveroo has taken the food-delivery service to the Fair Work Commission (FWC) in an unfair dismissal case.

Buy now, pay later made easy for SMEs as Zip partners with Visa, Apple, Google

Zip has announced its partnership with Visa, Apple and Google to allow many more small businesses to accept buy now, pay later...

Meet the woman behind the digital support network for regional businesses

Jordana Edwards has lived in Pottsville in regional New South Wales for the last 15 years. The town of just 6000 people...

Helping Australian businesses through COVID-19

As we continue to navigate the impacts of the global pandemic, Export Finance Australia is supporting Australian businesses with access to finance.  Without a doubt, new...

‘Innovate or perish’: Martin Duursma

Martin Duursma is a Partner at Main Sequence Ventures. Prior to Main Sequence Ventures, Martin co-founded Datapac Australasia and then went on...

‘We have to be bold and visionary’: Sally-Ann Williams

Sally-Ann Williams is the CEO of Cicada Innovations, one of Australia's leading deep tech incubators. Before joining Cicada, Sally-Ann was an Executive...