As you’ll already know, we recently marked the 1-year anniversary of the World Health Organisation recognising Covid-19 as a pandemic. There’s been a lot of conversation about how much the world has changed in this time, but I thought it would also be a useful time to reflect on what’s happened to the Australian economy and consider what the future holds.Continue reading “Reflecting on 12-months of Covid-19 and the future of the Australian economy”
As businesses look to rebuild in 2021, one of the biggest truths that’s emerged from the last 12 months is the importance of flexibility. A few weeks ago Salesforce released a blog titled Creating a best workplace from anywhere, for everyone. They’re just one of a number of companies looking to change things, with similar announcements recently coming from other leading businesses like Spotify, Microsoft and Twitter.Continue reading “Employers of choice are embracing flexibility”
Sometimes there’s a perception that people with experience in large businesses won’t be able to make the switch to a start-up, or won’t have as much to offer. Time and time again I’ve seen evidence to the contrary. In fact, people with this kind of experience, particularly in a linked field or industry, can be best placed to make this transition.
For the final blog of the year, I spoke with Greg Plamondon, who’s CFO at Saluda Medical, to talk about his journey. He explains the unique skills he was able to bring following 15 years at Cochlear, as well as what he now looks for when hiring.Continue reading “What to look for when hiring at a start-up – an interview with Greg Plamondon”