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May, 2014

How To Get Your Foot In The Door At A Hot Tech Startup

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*This article has been reblogged from Mashable Research shows that the top 25 highest paying companies for interns are dominated by tech companies, including Facebook, Blackrock, Palantir and Amazon. It’s easy to see why: From 2010 to 2020, computer-related occupations are expected to grow 22%, compared to the 14% projected growth of all other occupations. If you’re a young professional interested in tech, it may be wise to turn to the startup world in lieu of more traditional jobs. New startups add an average of 3 million jobs in their […]

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Apr, 2014

Goodbye Flash and Nokia, Sydney tech startup scores $266M funds, and why tech companies need an English major

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This week’s round-up of the latest tech news around the world.   1. RIP Flash: Why HTML5 will finally take over video and the web this year The HTML5 versus Flash debate has been a hot topic among Web developers for years – and even more so since Steve Jobs published his now infamous 2010 letter touting HTML5 as the future and Flash as “no longer necessary.” But whether you side with Flash or HTML5, there’s no denying that the implications of HTML5 on video and the Web are real. 2. End […]

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Mar, 2014

How To Keep Your Best Talent Without Using Financial Incentives

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Julie Seletto shares 6 ways to keep great talent without breaking the bank, with StartupSmart. Recruiting new staff is an expensive exercise costing a business both time and money, not to mention the opportunity costs of delayed projects, overstretching of already limited resources and reduced staff productivity. It is always a more cost-effective strategy to retain existing talent, and it’s not as hard as many might think. While it is easy to assume that monetary incentives help to keep great talent, it’s only part of the story. 1. Hire the […]

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Cool Job: Systems Engineer, Cloud

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Are you a highly skilled infrastructure engineer with a passion for Cloud Technology! We are seeking an experienced Systems Engineer to join an organisation that is transitioning their current onsite systems and servers to the Cloud. Working as a Senior Engineer you will have a strong background in infrastructure and systems administration as well as experience in IAAS, PAAS and SAAS. You will be responsible for developing and delivering the cloud platform architecture, establishing best practices and guiding the transition process. Responsibilities: Plan and migrate all services to Windows Azure […]

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Feb, 2014

Four Ways To Stay Lean While Starting Up

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It’s important for start-ups to build a brand and create momentum in the market quickly. However, this can cause founders to scale too soon, over-expand and hire staff the business can neither afford nor sustain. Without a doubt, people are the most important and expensive investment, and in a cash-strapped, fledgling start-up, it pays to think outside the square when it comes to building a talented team that will help the business grow. Seed Talent co-founder Julie Seletto talks to StartupSmart about four ways to run a lean startup while […]

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Cool Job: SharePoint Consultant

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Our client, a progressive organisation are currently seeking a SharePoint Consultant for a permanent opportunity. They have a need to expand their existing team and SharePoint practice alike. Your experience will include SharePoint pre-sales, scoping and delivering solutions. Key Responsibilities : Install, configure, deploy and support SharePoint implementations Providing consultancy and pre-sales support on a myriad of projects Requirements gathering and analysis Produce technical solution designs from business requirements Create requirements documentation Skills required: Extensive experience configuring, deploying and managing Microsoft Office SharePoint Server 2010 Proven experience configuring, deploying and […]

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Cool Job: Senior .Net Developer

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Our client, a dynamic organisation is seeking a Senior .Net Developer. They have a need to expand their existing development team. As a Senior Developer , you will form part of a team of high level developers and take on a Senior role in the development of new client requirements. Key Responsibilities : The role is responsible for designing, developing, implementing and maintaining a range of systems and technologies from the web, database and information support systems and services. Skills required : .NET Developer with at least 5 years’ experience […]

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Feb, 2014

Four personality traits that can sabotage your team

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Lack of trust sabotages team productivity by enabling interpersonal conflict, apathy, or cynicism. Not only does it make innovation impossible, it makes meeting ordinary expectations difficult. When low trust exists between team members, there is a tremendous emotional cost, creating doubt, fear, anger, frustration, resentment, and resignation. Creating a consistent environment of trust is difficult because despite our best intentions, we may be delivering mixed messages. Trust isn’t about truth and facts; it’s about perceptions of authenticity and caring. These personality traits could be sending mixed messages and sabotaging your team without you […]

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Feb, 2014

What Great PowerPoints Should Look Like

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Contrary to popular belief, PowerPoints are not dead; they are simply misused. Use it well at your next board presentation or management meeting and you might just get what you’re asking for or at least your views heard. Here are examples of what a great PowerPoint presentation should look like and below are simple tips that will make a big difference. 1. Tell a story The most memorable presentations are those that contain the key elements of good story-telling – a beginning, middle and an end. Start by presenting the […]

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Jan, 2014

Tech Talent: Jon Stribling

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Jon Stribling is a product marketing specialist and technology evangelist with deep experience in developing and marketing digital products. With experience cutting code as well as managing creative, product, and marketing teams, Jon has a deep understanding of international Internet business and the transformative opportunities offered by digital technologies to drive insights into customer needs, improve customer experience, and deliver success. Jon currently heads product management for Melbourne IT’s SMB Solutions division where he has delivered a new product strategy to meet the online needs of small to medium business. […]

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