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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.

Dynamic Business: Have your say about what we write, and you read

2020 was a year of unprecedented challenge for business owners. Almost overnight, businesses of all sizes were scrambling to find new customers...

Dealing with financial stress

It is common for people working in business to be concerned with or stressed about their business finances at some point.

How Australian retailers are reimagining customer experience

The customer is always right is an adage that has been driving the way we do business for years. While the concept of...

Regional company pivots to manufacture COVID-19 face masks

As COVID-19 wreaked havoc nationally and demand for safety equipment grew, Victoria’s regional medical device manufacturer Care Essentials pivoted its focus to...

Greater Sydney NYE restrictions tightened

NSW Premier Gladys Berejiklian has announced a further tightening of COVID-19 restrictions for NYE as 18 new community transmissions are detected overnight.

Leverage crypto traders lose over $US13 billion in 2020

Data from cryptocurrency trading simulator Crypto Parrot has found that cryptocurrency traders on Bitfinex and BitMEX lost $US13.47 billion in 2020.

US House approves $US2,000 checks in COVID-19 stimulus bill

The US House of Representatives has approved increasing COVID-19 stimulus checks from $US600 to $US2,000, however it is still uncertain whether these...

Fruitful business: how Ripe Robotics is transforming robotics and agriculture

Quitting your job and following your passion is more common on theatre screens than in real life, however it’s exactly what happened...