Recruitment platform Vervoe has raised US$3.5 million ($4.64 million) in a funding round led by Seek, which kicked in US$2 million, with participation from investors including former Etsy and Squarespace COO Jesse Hertzberg and Ruslan Kogan.
Sydney human resources startup Employment Hero has raised $8 million in a Series B round co-led by Seek and OneVentures, with participation from existing backers AirTree Ventures and AMP.
A survey found over 65 percent of the Australian workforce would like to see more women in leadership roles, with almost half the women women surveyed stating they would like to pursue a leadership role in the future.
Amazon’s Alexa is coming down under complete with Aussie accent, with the company today opening preorders for its Echo smart speakers in preparation for shipping in early February.
BetterView was built on the observation that a resume can tell you what someone has done, but not whether they are actually any good at it or what their potential might be.
Puffling is an online job marketplace which connects mothers returning to work to each other to apply for job sharing roles.
HR Tech, the human resources & recruitment accelerator program run by Slingshot, has revealed its first cohort, with 5 startups & 7 scaleups taking part.
Air Events Global is an online job marketplace looking to bridge the gap for freelancers looking for casual work in the events industry.
Slingshot has announced that Hudson and Seek have joined its HR-focused accelerator Human Capital as corporate partners, with the University of Technology Sydney (UTS) also supporting the program.
Sydney startup Secure Code Warrior has developed an online platform to help train programmers in cybersecurity through a gamified testing process.
Sidekicker, which looks to provide businesses with workers on-demand, has today announced the acquisition by SEEK of a substantial stake in the business for an undisclosed figure.
Long running job seeking platform CareerOne has launched a new look today as it seeks to regain market share. Its new Lux platform is focused on helping job seekers find the right job through a company’s brand, vision, and culture.
India is attractive right now for investors. In the last 12 months, investment into India’s tech scene has increased threefold – it has become the world’s third largest startup ecosystem just behind the United States and United Kingdom, according to the 2014 National Association of Software and Services Companies (Nasscom) report. The same report also suggests that the number of startups in India will rise from around 3,100 currently to over 11,000 by 2020.
Perceptar is the name of Chris Joannou’s pet project which allows users to see through the phone of friends and random followers alike. Anyone that is filming live on the network in ‘public’ mode’ will be able to see what your phone sees.