Only a few years ago, the idea of staying in a stranger’s house when you travelled was a bizarre concept. No one liked the idea of sleeping in someone else’s bed and, for a lot of people, it was a downright creepy idea when there were so many other holiday-specific options of accommodation available. Now, however, you would be hard-pressed to find a traveller who hasn’t at the very least
If you have a new idea for a startup, it’s likely you’ll want to get started on your new venture right away, but rushing into it could do your idea more harm than good in the long run. One of the most important aspects of a startup is the people you start with, and deciding who to work with in the beginning can really make or break your fledgling business.
Change is coming and it’s pushing young Australians out of the workforce. Learn how to prepare yourself for the digital revolution.
We all know that technology is advancing at a rapid rate, but is it actually outrunning us? The Foundation for Young Australians has recently released a report to say that our country’s youth may suffer from the hasty progression of technological advancement, with the majority of jobs people are studying for likely to be filled by robots rather than humans. The statistics found should be enough to alarm most young
Think of a typical day in your own everyday life; depending on your age you’ll probably begin the morning with breakfast, perhaps some tea while logging into facebook to see what’s happening amongst your ever-expanding network of online friends. On the train to work you might escape into the sounds of your favourite new artist thanks to Spotify, whilst at the office, Google is your best friend and go-to-person for
As we venture further into the 21st century, our lives are becoming increasingly (and some might say worryingly) connected thanks to the constant march of digital technology. What began as the humble email and web browser in the early 1990’s days of Web 1.0 evolved into the social media platforms of the mid 2000’s onwards which delivered us to where we stand today, in the era of Web 2.0. But
Australia’s tech world is still shockingly behind the times in terms of equality, with women making up less than 20% of the information and communications technology workforce in 2013. Despite plenty of initiatives and movements to get women more involved in the sector, the statistics remain the same, and it is due to a myriad of reasons, included unequal pay and a hostile working environment. One of the key features