Talent Day 2017

On Friday 8 September we celebrated a special day – something we call Talent Day – marking the foundation of the company back in 1995. Over the company’s 22 years, it has become a tradition that each Talent Day we devote time to reflect and give back to local communities across the globe. It’s become […]

Introvert or extrovert – the importance of a diverse team

mixed personalities in the workplace

A huge 80 per cent of respondents to Virgin Pulse’s State of the Industry survey claimed they plan to improve their corporate culture in the coming year. While it’s important to have a strong culture (Google is a prime example of this – their pods and quirky decorations embody a fun and vibrant company that […]

How can a poor work-life balance affect your employees’ performance?

We all know that person who always gets their work done on time, and even manages to leave early some days. But the reality for a lot of Australians is that they’re working overtime. In fact, a study by the Australia Institute found that, on average, Australians work just under six unpaid hours a week, […]

How can we keep top tech talent in Australia?

John Collison, co-founder of San Francisco-based start-up Stripe, recently told the New York Times that Silicon Valley could never be replicated, because other areas simply do not attract or keep the best tech talent. We disagree. We believe there’s plenty of ways technology and digital organisations can entice the best candidates here at home. This […]