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How Marketers Can Use Data Science to Increase Sales and ROI

As Elea Feit, Assistant Professor of Marketing from Drexel University says, “Analytics won’t tell you the next big creative idea. But it will tell you when that idea is working.”...
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How Marketers Can Use Data Science to Increase Sales and ROI

10 Things to do before you tap into global talent

Problem: You’re tired of the endless battle for great talent. Solution: Think globally Here’s what you can do: 1. Stop being so pessimistic “I’ll never find the right skills.” “But...
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10 Things to do before you tap into global talent

Winner of Sharesource Predict the Future – Suzanne Remollo

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10 Data Science Predictions for 2018

The 2017 LinkedIn Emerging Jobs Report listed data science as one of the top industries for emerging roles in the United States. In fact, data science roles have seen a...
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10 Data Science Predictions for 2018

Do you want to be more global? 5 tips here

We all agree that we need to be more globally orientated, and the benefits are obvious. These include bigger markets, a better understanding of the competitive environment and best of...
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Do you want to be more global? 5 tips here

We’ve just got to be more global

The Liberal party's innovation campaign is a great one. Everyone knows that the resource boom has gone and our economic success will now depend on doing something different. Unfortunately, whilst...
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We’ve just got to be more global

Moving your Tech Company into International Markets

Digital platforms (including on-demand and cloud-based services), have allowed companies to build millions of dollars in revenue, while using teams based around the world. This basically means that tech companies...
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Moving your Tech Company into International Markets

Remote Sourcing and Recruiting

Distributed teams require a different approach

Beers on a Friday? You have to be kidding

You know that all your competitors want to get hold of those same great professionals that you’re hoping to recruit. All of them have the same need as they scale,...
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Beers on a Friday? You have to be kidding

How Global Talent is Making up for the Shortage of High-Level Skills

Business has become more competitive than ever. Industry disruptors are making it harder for established businesses to compete. And a shortage of talent has limited growth for many Australian companies....
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How Global Talent is Making up for the Shortage of High-Level Skills

The Economist – Tech firms shell out to hire and hoard talent

LARGE technology firms used to hold on to their high-flying employees by agreeing not to poach them from each other. “If you hire a single one of these people, that...
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The Economist – Tech firms shell out to hire and hoard talent

Still Haven’t Found the Right Person? Here’s what to do Next

There’s little question that finding the right talent can be hard work-after all, if it was that easy to find the perfect person for every position, most businesses would be...
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Still Haven’t Found the Right Person? Here’s what to do Next

Why?

 Why would they come and work for you? If you’re looking at scaling your team in the next 24 months, you might want to consider some ideas around how to...
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Why?

Why Australia is Great to get your Talent

When it comes to building your team for your startup, Australia is one of the best places to do this. There are many reasons why Australian developers are being headhunted...
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Why Australia is Great to get your Talent

How to Pitch your Tech Company to a Potential Team Member

We’ve written before about how hiring proactively instead of reactively allows business owners to scale effectively and ensure they’re ready to hire the right person for the right job…at the...
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How to Pitch your Tech Company to a Potential Team Member

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Connecting as People: Crossing Cultural Boundaries for Successful Global Collaboration

Today, more people are collaborating across different countries, time zones, and cultures, than ever before. But the fact remains that this can be difficult for many businesses who are implementing...
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Connecting as People: Crossing Cultural Boundaries for Successful Global Collaboration

From McKinsey Global Institute- Harnessing automation for a future that works

Automation is happening, and it will bring substantial benefits to businesses and economies worldwide, but it won’t arrive overnight. A new McKinsey Global Institute report finds realizing automation’s full potential...
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From McKinsey Global Institute- Harnessing automation for a future that works

Speed of disruption depends on workers

Pace of automation depends on how easily workers are displaced Variables that will affect the rate of adoption of robots and smart machines are huge Barack Obama had a parting...
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Speed of disruption depends on workers

Think you can’t run your Business with a Distributed Team? Think Again

The information age has ensured that we can do many things without paying attention to location. This is particularly obvious amongst software developers; however, many are not taking advantage of...
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Fast Company – This Is What Your Future Virtual-Reality Office Will Be Like

The scene: An empty conference room, five years from now. You sit down at the table with your tablet and put on a pair of lightweight glasses. Suddenly the room...
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Fast Company – This Is What Your Future Virtual-Reality Office Will Be Like

Tips for Managing Distributed Teams

In an increasingly small and connected world, highly talented and skilled workers can work from anywhere, while giving excellent results and enjoying a better work-life balance.In fact, many people estimate...
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Tips for Managing Distributed Teams

Fast Company: Three Rules For Holding Virtual Meetings That People Don’t Hate

Companies today operate across multiple time zones as a matter of course. And recent years have seen a boom in collaborative technologies to help them do that. But you may...
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Fast Company: Three Rules For Holding Virtual Meetings That People Don’t Hate

How to Nurture your Relationship with your new Talent

You’ve gone to the right places, learned how to source talent via LinkedIn, and met a person or two that you could see yourself working with. What’s next? We make...
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How to Nurture your Relationship with your new Talent