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D&I has long been proven to give companies a social and economic competitive advantage, but our Shaking the Status Quota report shows that a lack of D&I in Aussie workplaces is alienating stellar talent, and making existing employees feel unwelcome and undervalued.
The difficulty lies in scaling. As an entrepreneur, it wasn’t starting up that I found difficult, but making the right calls that would allow my business to grow without losing the fundamental nature of what I wanted it to be.
For 12 years, I ran a dance school. I discovered that while loving what I do goes a long way, it’s not enough to build a successful business.
At an awards event in Melbourne, Richard Earl, Executive Chairman and Founder of Talent, announced the APAC regional winners for the 2016 Talent Unleashed Awards, naming the most talented and disruptive entrepreneurs in the Asia-Pacific Region and demonstrating the strength and diversity of the APAC technology sector.
IT recruitment company Talent has launched the 2016 Talent Unleashed Awards, announcing Steve Wozniak and Sir Richard Branson as some of the judges
Meet Talent, the back-to-back award-winning company that has been shaking things up in recruitment...
Leading recruitment firm Talent won Recruitment Agency of the Year in Australia and New Zealand at the 2015 SEEK Annual Recruitment Awards and turned 20
The ‘secret’ of high performance is not talent, it’s ‘fit’. If there is no fit it doesn’t matter how talented we are, we will never realise our potential.
In this video, Steve Jobs explains the one thing that sets apart entrepreneurs from the insane. And, as we're amongst friends here - it's a...
I recently read a report by PwC that said that one in four CEOs are unable to pursue a market opportunity, or have to...
Freelancers and freelance jobs are soaring in Australia, according to the American freelance jobs site Elance. This will hardly come as a surprise to anybody. After all, the recent phenomenon is driven by two seemingly inexorable forces – individuals seeking freedom and flexibility in their jobs, and businesses seeking much the same, besides the opportunity to tap a larger talent pool.
Wiltshire was at it again this week when US television network CBS sponsored him to draw an 18 foot panorama of New York from memory after taking a 20-minute helicopter ride over the city. The whole process was documented in television segments and on a dedicated website that includes articles, photos, video footage and even a live ustream video feed.
We laugh at the people in Australian Idol auditions who are completely oblivious to that fact that they can't sing. But hang on... These people pop-up in business all the time. You might even have had an 'Idol moment' yourself when you were younger.
Attracting and retaining talented employees is vital to the success of any business. A bus depot provides an unusual yet powerful analogy of what businesses can be doing to increase talent attraction and retention of top performers.
In a world obsessed with talent, could it be that there is actually no such thing - luck and lots of hard work?
What if there was a way to ensure the right candidate was waiting in the wings when an employment vacancy arose in your business?...
Footballers (or any sports people) have good form and bad form. Some are heroes and play to their optimum every single game. Some are inconsistent but sometimes brilliant. And others just fill the numbers. As entrepreneurs, we should aim to be like the footballer... not just a footballer in the league, but the Most Valuable Player - the MVP.
It’s impossible to build a good company without knowing how to attract and secure top talent. But knowing how to keep them.... now there’s...