Friday, December 2, 2022

Melbourne mum’s $15 million beauty empire spurs self-tanning industry

A young mum who had a lightbulb moment to change the self-tanning industry in 2018 and saw her startup company blossom in to a $15 million empire, is set to take her company public - allowing her loyal customers to buy shares in Australian Glow for the very first time. 

Magnet Forensics moves into Aussie market to further its global growth

Magnet Forensics, a developer of digital investigation solutions for over 4,000 enterprises and public safety organizations in over 100 countries, announced its expansion to Australia. The expansion will strengthen Magnet Forensics’ presence in the Asia-Pacific region, where it currently has teams in Singapore and India. In Australia, Magnet Forensics has hired employees in sales and professional services and will look to continue to build a core team in the country. The company has been selling its solutions to Australian customers since 2011.

Randstad reveals what Australian workers want from their employers

New research released by recruitment and Human Resources services company, Randstad, reveals that a good work-life balance, attractive packages (salary and benefits) and job security are the most vital factors for attracting and retaining workforce talent in 2022. The annual Randstad Employer Brand Research, an independent research which surveyed over 6,000 Australians, also reveals which 10 employers are doing it best, with those named as most attractive coming from a diverse range of industries and sectors, including early learning education & care, professional services, metals and mining and the public sector. 

Cartelux appoints ex-Audi Global Head of Media Kristin Harder

Cartelux, has appointed ex-Audi Global Head of Media Manager, Kristin Harder, as Global Head of Strategy and Partnerships. The new role will see Kristin steer the strategic direction of the company, launch marketing initiatives and grow the business’s global partnership networks. Kristin joins from Audi, where during her nine-year tenure she managed Marketing Communication, Events & Sponsorship for China, Audi’s single most important market.

Australian businesses and industry urged to join the Defence mission

Australian businesses and industry have the opportunity to participate in the next generation of contracts to deliver base services around Australia and support Defence’s key capabilities. It follows the release of the Request for Proposal (RFP) for a fourth generation of contracts.

Navigating the repercussions of the COVID pandemic as a small business

We don’t know what tomorrow brings, but if we are able to remain flexible and keep our focus on our consumer’s needs, we stand a good chance at navigating what comes our way.

Nearmap expands coverage footprint to ~95% of Australian population

Regional communities across Australia – from Exmouth, WA, Katherine in the NT, and across to Port Douglas in Queensland, Yamba, NSW, and down to George Town, TAS – will for the first time be able to access regularly updated, city-scale, high-resolution aerial imagery, and location data to conduct virtual site visits, following an expansion of the aerial capture program announced by leading location intelligence and aerial imagery company, Nearmap. 

Information overload complicating work-life for Australian employees

A new research study from OpenText reveals the extent to which the effects of information overload are impacting Australia and its workers and how this has changed during the COVID 19 pandemic. The survey findings offer market insights, trend data, and predictions for what lies ahead as organisations take steps to combat the effects of information overload.

Billionaire investor backs Australian drone planting company LOTT

After investing in PayPal and putting his financial weight behind households like Tesla, SpaceX, Twitter, Skype and Hotmail, U.S. entrepreneur Tim Draper, billionaire founder and managing partner of Draper Associates, announced his investment in Lord of the Trees (LOTT).

BE Switchcraft adopts Zebra’s RFID solution to achieve greater efficiency

Zebra Technologies Corporation, an innovator at the front line of business with solutions and partners that deliver a performance edge, announced that BE Switchcraft has adopted Zebra’s radio frequency identification (RFID) solution to gain real-time visibility of its manufacturing process and financial data to help better fulfil its customers’ expectations.