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Brad’s top 5 tips for startups moving to work remotely during COVID-19

Brad Lorge, CEO Premonition.io

With so many big corporates moving staff to work from home, we wondered what are start-ups doing?  Given supply chains are so topical right now, we asked Brad Lorge, one of our good friends of Ribit, and CEO of fast-growing logistics company Premonition.io, how he has responded during this unforeseen pandemic. The 27 year-old is …

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Inspiring women to pursue a career in STEM

This year the theme for International Women’s Day is ‘Each for Equal’. On March 8 and all-year-round there is an increasing global focus on celebrating women’s achievements and increasing visibility while calling out inequality. At Ribit we are passionate about highlighting the benefits of inspiring women to explore education and careers in ESTEAM (Entrepreneurship, Science, …

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New map matches people’s and job’s personality traits

A recent study published this week in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Science, maps out the ‘personalities’ of around 3,500 jobs. It found different professions attract people with very different psychological characteristics.  This research was a collaborative paper between Ribit’s research lead, Paul McCarthy, and researchers Peggy Kern from University of Melbourne and …

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New Research Report on the Impact of Internships

From the existing annual higher education graduate employment survey data we know that where students study and what they study both have a significant influence on their employment prospects when they graduate. However, a new research report released by CSIRO Data61’s Ribit shows that beyond these factors, course-integrated work is key to improving graduate employability and …

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