Tech

Technology ‘will kill 40% of Aussie jobs by 2030’

Jobs in the hospitality and tourism, transport, retail and administration sectors in Australia are most at risk from technology and automation over the next 10 to 15 years, putting nearly five million workers on the chopping block, according to research by StartupAUS. A discussion paper, “Economy in Transition – Startups, […]
Technology ‘will kill 40% of Aussie jobs by 2030’
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How To Find The Best Places To Live When You Work Remotely

Many jobs can be done from anywhere. All a worker needs is a computer and reliable WiFi, perhaps from a nearby coffee shop. But the world is big! How does one choose where to live while carrying out their geographically-agnostic work? Enter NomadList.io, a crowdsourced collection of cities around the […]
How To Find The Best Places To Live When You Work Remotely
Strategy

Why Small Businesses Are Building Remote Workforces

Managing a staff of remote workers that clock in from home may be the way of the future for many small businesses. Why? Remote working makes for happier, more efficient employees. Plus, it has the potential to slash the overhead costs of running a business. And with more job roles […]
Why Small Businesses Are Building Remote Workforces
Strategy

Sorry, Sheryl Sandberg, But Women Really Can’t Have It All

[credit provider=”YouTube/[email protected]” url=”http://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_embedded&v=dVU57kWfdqQ”] When Princeton professor Anne-Marie Slaughter published an essay in The Atlantic titled, “Why Women Still Can’t Have It All,” in July 2012, she touched a nerve across generations and among both men and women, setting off a renewed public debate on women’s progress and work-life balance.Slaughter recently visited campus as […]
Sorry, Sheryl Sandberg, But Women Really Can’t Have It All
Strategy

Why The Hiring System Is Failing

[credit provider=”quinn.anya via flickr” url=”http://www.flickr.com/photos/quinnanya/4769785363/”] Hiring managers confess that nearly 50 per cent of new employees do not fulfil their job obligations in the first 18 months of employment based on research conducted by Leadership IQ.Experts estimate that this type of bad hiring decision can cost your company as much […]
Why The Hiring System Is Failing
Strategy

How To Run A Law Firm Like A Startup

[credit provider=”Courtesy of Philip Anema” url=”http://philipanema.com”] Most law firms bill clients by the hour. It’s been this way for decades. But the system is fundamentally flawed: It rewards employees for being unproductive.Social enterprise attorney Kyle Westaway is trying to change that. He works out of his Brooklyn loft and has found […]
How To Run A Law Firm Like A Startup
Strategy

This Is The Office Of The Future [SLIDE DECK]

[credit provider=”PSFK” url=”http://www.psfk.com/”] The office of the future is going to look a lot different than it does today.PSFK Labs, a trends and workplace consultancy with clients including Apple, BMW and Nike, just published a new report, The Future Of The Workplace, that predicts how this will look.
This Is The Office Of The Future [SLIDE DECK]
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Marc Benioff: I’m Trying To Fill Steve Jobs Shoes As A Visionary

[credit provider=”Julie Bort/Business Insider”] Marc Benioff, Salesforce.com’s cofounder and CEO is clearly a visionary. He got that way because of Steve Jobs, he told a group of journalists attending his company’s annual Dreamforce conference in San Francisco this week.And with Jobs gone, the job of visionary falls more heavily on […]
Marc Benioff: I’m Trying To Fill Steve Jobs Shoes As A Visionary
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Cisco’s Dave Evans Has The Coolest Job In The World

[credit provider=”Julie Bort/Business Insider”] Cisco’s Dave Evans could have the best job in Silicon Valley, and maybe beyond.He plays with the latest new gadgets and tech. He hobnobs with scientists. And then predicts the future.
Cisco’s Dave Evans Has The Coolest Job In The World
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Big Data Can Be A Big Problem If Companies Let It Run Amok, Expert Says

[credit provider=”Continuum” url=”http://continuuminnovation.com/Team/Lara-Lee.aspx”] Big data is a hot young technology but it can really send a company down the wrong track, warns Lara Lee, COO of product-design company Continuum.Continuum is a 200-person, 30-year old Boston firm responsible for products like Procter & Gamble’s Swiffer, the One Laptop Per Child laptop, […]
Big Data Can Be A Big Problem If Companies Let It Run Amok, Expert Says