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Melbourne’s Swinburne University partners with Microsoft to prepare students for 21st Century jobs

Students at Melbourne’s Swinburne University of Technology have an opportunity to participate in Microsoft’s pilot employability skills program, designed to equip students with the...

Five tips to ensure your interns don’t sue you

Internships can be a mixed bag. Done poorly and you have an intern twiddling their thumbs or doing work that really should be done...

Why hiring graduates isn’t a cost to SMEs

New graduates are stepping out of university and finding it harder than ever to gain employment. They often turn to the graduate programs offered by...

Monash Uni gamifies graduate recruitment

Monash University is harnessing video games as part of a digital service to help employers hire talented graduates. According to the university, the game-based job...

Scooter Tutor’s software is driving efficiencies in other sectors, says edutech start-up’s co-CEO

In the course of developing technology to generate efficiencies in their own ‘fragmented” sector, the co-CEOs of Scooter Tutor, Cameron Schmidt and Sam Robertson,...

Why start-ups and education providers should go hand-in-hand in Australia moving forward

Innovation and startups are set to be the future of the Australian, and possibly even global, employment landscape. However, educational institutions place a greater emphasis...

Stemming the brain drain: meet the duo behind the new start-up hub for international talent

To stop a leakage of bright, entrepreneurial minds from Australia, chartered accountants Domenic Saporito and Gerard Holland have partnered on a venture that makes...

Paddl’s CEO on helping students into jobs, her passion for start-ups and the 457 visa dilemma

Recently named one of Australia’s nine most influential female entrepreneurs*, Melbourne businesswoman and start-up advocate Dominique Fisher has made a career out of developing...

EduTech 1Scope raises $1m to connect students with professional development opportunities

EduTech start-up 1Scope has obtained a $1 million investment from Aqualand Capital ahead of its launch in August. Founder and CEO Christina Chun spoke...

Pitch perfect: the new gen of entrepreneurs

For many students, the idea of starting their own business doesn’t even seem like a possibility. But that’s exactly the mentality that Project Pitch is aiming to change.

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Can the battle over the US Supreme Court influence businesses beyond US borders?

The world has watched US politics this year with a mixture of dismay, amusement and confusion. One of the most controversial political...

PM unveils blueprint for Australia’s economic recovery in pre-budget speech

Today the Prime Minister Scott Morrison delivered his pre-budget speech on “arguably one of the most important” budgets since the end of...

Will we see more Australian businesses transact with cryptocurrency?

Cryptocurrencies have had a rocky road towards mainstream acceptance. In 2017, the CEO of JP Morgan, Jamie Dimon,...

Let’s Talk: Workplace bullying

Conflict management is an often overlooked but crucial skill to business and entrepreneurship. The ability to cultivate and maintain good relations is...

How DebtForce is helping businesses get paid on time, every time

Having customers adhere to your trading terms is a perennial challenge for business owners, and being paid on time can be the...

Emesent’s autonomous drones disrupt the mining space

Drone company Emesent is taking pilotless aircraft to new heights, with autonomous technology allowing miners to access unchartered spaces, and defence forces...

Responsible lending law reforms to boost credit

The Federal Government has announced changes to responsible lending laws in the hopes of boosting Australia's flow of credit. Under the changes,...

Aussie Broadband prepares to list despite pandemic disruptions

Aussie Broadband, Australia’s fifth largest provider of NBN services, is set to list on the ASX this October. The ISP will list...