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Speed-dating-style event to lure Canberra students into local jobs

Canberra students are being given six minutes to pitch their skills to local start-up firms in an initiative to keep talent from leaving the Territory. More than 40 jobseekers will be taking part in a series of speed-dating-style meetings with prospective employers offering casual and part-time jobs and internships relating to their studies.

Students: Speed dating advice for your five minutes of glory

Your interview starts before you start talking Treat each startup rep like they’re the person you’ve been waiting to see all day. Shake hands firmly, maintain eye contact and smile. Both sides should try make each other feel at ease immediately. Think about what the startup should know about you Some questions/conversation points to fall back …

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Data61 unveils its new ambitions

Re-hatched government tech research and commercialisation arm Data61 got to strut its stuff in public this week attracting over 1000 visitors to its D61+Live event at the Australian Technology Park in Sydney’s Redfern.

Why startup investors love online marketplaces

Others are partnering with third-parties to enable a mix of online services with offline partners. The university student jobs marketplace partnered with Australian Fintech hub Stone and Chalk to help match university students with their resident startup companies.