culture
Features

Culture fit, hiring and the new resumé-free workplace

- March 5, 2020 4 MIN READ

If culture fit is considered one of the most important aspects when hiring a new team member, why do managers still rely only on resumes to identify candidates in the initial shortlist? asks Rudy Crous, CEO and co-founder of Shortlyster, an intelligent hiring platform. With the rise of smart technology combined with the power of… Read more »

Features

Five lessons I learned from scaling Xero up ten-fold

- December 2, 2017 3 MIN READ

Trent Innes was recently named Managing Director of the Year at the Australian Executive of the Year Awards. His company, Xero’s yearly growth rate — over 40 per cent in both revenue and customers — has shot the brand into the ranks of Australia’s largest listed tech companies. So what are the important lessons Trent… Read more »

Business Advice

3 steps to hiring the right person

- September 17, 2017 2 MIN READ

How often do you hire staff who just don’t seem to measure up and then you end up having to work twice as hard? The good news is that’s easy to change. Years ago when I created my business from the ground up, I did so with a firm belief that I was the only person that could… Read more »

Business Advice

What to do when hiring for your small business

- January 13, 2017 3 MIN READ

In today’s competitive environment, businesses vie for talent in almost the same way they do for customers. It’s a fast-paced world, where you will be competing against other businesses to get the best of the best. You know your customers intrinsically, so if you want to hire top talent, you should treat potential candidates the… Read more »