April, Financial Planning Administration
Do you find yourself struggling to find good local talent? You think maybe I could go offshore, only to feel worried that employing talent from another…
Sharesource celebrates workplace diversity and we’re proud to say that more than 60% of our team are women, a good number of these being in technical…
Have you thought about how fundamental farming is to almost everything we do? Most of what we eat, wear and use comes from plants or animals raised on…
It’s no secret that the tech industry has long been a male-dominated world and that the stats around women in tech do not paint a rosy picture. However,…
Demand for tech talent is at an all-time global high - and the supply has never been shorter. Add to this the constant evolution of technology and the…
‘Work-life balance’ is a much bandied around concept - but how many of us really know what this means, why it’s so important and how to attain it? With…
Greenwashing corporate environmental and social sustainability efforts is all-too-common, eyeball-rolling, marketing spin these days. However, there is a…
Ivan, Recruitment Manager
RJ, Front End Designer / Developer
As offices begin to reopen, most companies are planning for a ‘hybrid’ working model future. ‘Hybrid’ is a tricky concept though - it fails to capture the…
As offices begin to reopen, most companies are planning for a ‘hybrid’ working model future. ‘Hybrid’ is a tricky concept though - it fails to capture the…
Jessa, Invoice Data Specialist
Mark, Management Accountant/Financial Controller
Bernadeth, QA Officer
Paul and Paulo graduated with Bachelor of Science in Information Technology degrees and joined the team at Sharesource as Junior Javascript Developers a…
As our BDM’s personal testimonial highlights, there are a lot of common misconceptions around offshoring. To be frank, like with most things in life,…
Extroverts out there won’t need any explanation as to what living under strict lockdown conditions does to your state of mind! I’m an outgoing,…
Rally, Reports Analyst.
Norvin, Invoice Data Capture Specialist.
Andre, Junior Consultant, International Telecoms Engineering. Reflecting back over the last few years, I’ve realized that patience - and never losing…
I’m Alvin and I’m proud to say I am the Design Lead for an international telecoms engineering company’s biggest client! I can say this now with grace and…
Hi, I am Gem and I’d like to share my humbling story of how I learned that one’s value will never be determined by titles or accreditations or letters…
I’m Kai, a Network Planner with an international telecoms engineering company, and I wanted to briefly share my experience of living through a series of…
Marc - Network Planner (Fiber Optics Network Design). I’ve grown up with typhoons and the havoc they wreck to people, property and the environment.…
Ahra, Recruitment Support. I knew exactly where I was going and how my career was going to pan out. Us Zoomers are pretty good at taking control of our…
JD, Senior Network Planner with International Telecoms Engineering company. Like countless others on our planet, the pandemic hit me with a sledgehammer.…
Paulo, dream role in IT support. In late March 2020 - just as the pandemic was hitting the world with a sledgehammer - the universe conspired to rescue me…
Everything changed for us when my sibling had a very serious fall and had to be rushed to hospital for emergency brain surgery. As though this weren’t bad…
Part of me wishes I could tell you how hard it’s been to open Sharesource’s office in Vietnam. How many hoops I had to jump through to make it happen. How…
We walk our talk when it comes to values and one of our key ones is to create value for our stakeholders. We see the environment as a crucial stakeholder…
Lianne, Front-End Developer for an Australian-based marketing software start-up. When I realised that my Bachelor’s degree in IT wasn’t going to equip me…
The yoke of paying off my family’s debt is still there. For a while, it was slowly starting to lessen. But not for long unfortunately - it started to…
Fast forward to my university graduation. This is when things really got hard! Traditional Filipino culture demands that a university graduate support…
I didn’t have a childhood of any kind. I am the second of four sons, born into a rural and traditional Filipino family and from elementary school I had to…
This blog examines the macro - and micro - economic implications and benefits of what is most commonly referred to as ‘outsourcing’. We, therefore, use…
Proponents of outsourcing will know that it connects smart people in developing countries (giving them meaningful work) with businesses solving global…
I thought I knew what ‘hustling’ meant - until the pandemic hit my team with a sledgehammer in March last year! I was still new to managing them - still…
It had been a very long and very hard almost twelve months and I finally felt like I was turning a corner in December. Then - just to round off the year…
When a year starts with you having a motorbike accident and ends with a friend committing suicide, on reflection you might think wow, that was a biggie!…
Hello - my name’s Jemimah and I’m used to 'being one of the boys’. Whilst I’m the only woman on my team, gender is really not an issue and I was genuinely…
Hey there - I’m Marc and I want to tell you how I love that my teammates choose to spend much of their personal time interacting (online of course) with…
I’m Ken and I want to tell you how much I love the clear career direction we are all given from the get-go - and how highly I rate the stimulating and…
Hey - I’m Robert and I wanted to briefly share how my path has followed my Dad’s - but also not really followed my Dad’s! I joined this awesome…
So my name’s Jake and my life took a significant turn for the better in October 2020 when I was recruited and onboarded (entirely online) as a Network…
I know I’m not alone in feeling that I am living through the most uncertain and challenging time I ever will. Yet somehow, despite the global chaos, fear…
Looking at outsourcing mathematicians who apply mathematical theories and techniques to analyse and solve practical problems in business, engineering, the…
GIS (Geographic Information Systems) Analysts are mapmakers who use GIS technology to capture and organize spatial information and present it in a digital…
Global markets and improvements in technology have changed the way we work. The World Economic Forum claims that the number of permanent remote workers is…
When thinking about ETL Developer outsourcing, it’s important to remember what a significant role these specialists play in Business Intelligence. ETL…
We’re super proud to announce that two of our team members have won the quarterly Values Award for ‘Honour’ and  ‘Purpose and Intent’ over their…
Artificial Intelligence (AI) and Machine learning (ML) are evolving at a breathtaking pace and revolutionizing the world. These technologies shape our…
If you’re looking to grow or scale your tech team, being informed and understanding the most sought-after skills should be an important part of your…
As Forbes points out, pick up any recent report from Gartner, Inc, McKinsey or any other top advisory group and you are quickly going to hear some variant…
‘Tech talent’ is defined in a 2019 CBRE report as “highly skilled technical workers who create and enable the software and devices that are integrated…
Data science outsourcing has seen significant growth over the last few years and, according to Grand View Research, Inc., the global market size for data…
If your business needs technical talent, you’ll know the challenges in finding suitably qualified and affordable staff. STEM-related jobs are growing…
Are you considering building a remote software development team? Have you thought about everything this entails - and how do you go about it with risk…
Offshore outsourcing is no new kid on the block and in today’s world is becoming an ever more powerful component of business continuity plans. Benefits…
When you’re looking at outsourcing risks, a key part of your risk mitigation strategy is to evaluate the countries and geographies that an outsourcing…
We are delighted to announce the latest newcomer to the Sharesource family, Nardene Cunningham, who joins us as a full-time Business Development Manager…
Figuring out how best to support remote staff emotionally during these weird and trying times is something we all pretty much have to think about now. How…
Arguably, the biggest challenge in scaling a tech company is finding the right people. Many would say it’s harder than raising capital, finding or winning…
As the IMF and countless others point out, 2020 will be a year of reckoning for the world’s food systems. Panic buying, empty grocery shelves and…
As the COVID-19 pandemic grips the world, the question of whether VC and other forms of investment are backing and scaling the innovations our world…
As Wikipedia puts it, ‘Doughnut Economics: Seven Ways to Think Like a 21st Century Economist’ is a counter-proposal to mainstream economic thinking that…
As PwC’s September 2020 The State of Climate Tech 2020 and our recent blog report, the climate tech industry has experienced rapid investment growth over…
According to new research by PwC (“The State of Climate Tech 2020“), venture capital and corporate investment into climate tech (broadly defined as…
Cardihab is incredibly proud to have won the #innov8health. Sharesource’s Full-Stack Software Engineers, Mark Roldan and Loyd Ocampo and QA Engineer, Ezsa…
Sharesource is a social enterprise - however what does this actually mean? And even more so, how does it benefit  business and why does any of this…
With the myriad of challenges that businesses unaccustomed to remote work might be facing right now, it could be easy to overlook the importance of remote…
Whilst growing their company is every entrepreneur’s dream, growth requires that you scale - and that’s not the same thing. Let’s get the difference…
As Dame Vivian Hunt, McKinsey’s UK & Ireland Managing Partner, so succinctly puts it, “We remain in an unfamiliar world, navigating the shifts brought on…
During these challenging times, are all eyes in your business on current market growth and expansion - and is innovation getting left behind? Whilst…
Interchangeably known as ‘Envirotech’, ‘Cleantech’ or ‘Greentech’, there’s no single accepted definition of environmental technologies that cut emissions,…
With the COVID-19 pandemic bringing the economy and many ‘unicorns’ (a term used in the venture capital industry to describe a startup company with a…
The COVID-19 pandemic is proving to be the ultimate looking glass - revealing hidden injustices and fault-lines across all levels of society - in all…
A Sharesource Network Planner based in the Philippines has recently won a ‘Power to Innovate’ award over 197 other team members based across not only his…
In line with Sharesource’s ‘BHAG’ (Big Hairy Audacious Goal) of providing meaningful work to STEM graduates in ten developing countries, we’re super…
When you’re looking to bring in a remote team, a successful change management programme is critical to get buy-in from your existing team. In today’s…
You can’t expect a new team to perform well when it first comes together. And this is particularly important to think about when your team is remote - or…
OK, so now that you understand why daily huddles are more important than ever for remote teams , how exactly do you go about running one?
As Harvard Business Review points out, not only has the pandemic accelerated the adoption of remote work, many companies, including Facebook and Twitter…
Today’s COVID world is forcing many businesses to think about reinventing themselves and spreading their risk - possibly through moving into new sectors…
As Lindsay McGregor and Neel Doshi, co-founders of Vega Factor highlight in the Harvard Business Review there are two types of performance that are…
Mathematics is the study of quantity, structure, space and change. As abstract as that may seem, maths is, at its core, a quest for absolutes, definitive…
GIS (Geographic Information Systems) Analysts are mapmakers who use GIS technology to capture and organize spatial information and present it in a digital…
As the FT points out, a full restoration of the globalized world is unlikely when the pandemic passes. The COVID-19 crisis is fuelling a nation-state…
Stephen Covey (author of ‘The Seven Habits of Highly Effective People’) once said: “Strength lies in differences, not in similarities.” In today’s world,…
You don’t need us to tell you why Data Analysts are an invaluable resource - or why every business should have them. Data on its own is merely facts and…
As the FT points out, globalisation and national resilience can co-exist, despite COVID-19. The seismic disruption and speed of the global pandemic makes…
As Inc.com points out, business agility is really about adaptability. Business agility means being able to successfully ride the wave of any dramatic…
The impact of the COVID-19 lockdown on cash reserves is making it challenging to keep on track with business milestones. You’ve been slowed down by months…
As the brutal 94% devaluation of WeWork (the American commercial real estate start-up providing shared workspaces) proves, the COVID pandemic has brought…
You might be wondering about comparative education and training standards when considering offshoring? Are developing country universities equivalent to…
One of the most frequently cited concerns in offshore outsourcing is communication. But what exactly do people mean by the very broad and vague term…
The most crucial aspect to consider when offshoring is culture. The culture of the offshored team itself and your own business culture. Why? The right…
A common problem tech companies face is miscalculating Product/Market Fit. Let’s explain. Often a company will create a cutting edge piece of technology;…
Having forced many companies into remote working, COVID-19 has proved a game-changer in the way business gets done. Sceptics may still be thinking their…
Data scientists help businesses to use concrete information to drive areas like customer service, operations, advertising, and marketing. Big data…
Most executives believe that company culture is important. Many even believe better company culture equals better business performance. So why do so few…
As we all know, one of Sharesource’s core values is proactiveness and we’re all encouraged to actively live and demonstrate this value on a regular basis.…
As this Harvard Business Review article discusses, business leaders understand a strong corporate culture is crucial to success, yet how do they transform…
85% of global CEOs believe that AI will significantly change the way they do business in the next five years; 63% say it will change their business more…
The business benefits of proactiveness are a given, and most senior Executives understand just how crucial proactiveness is for the long-term success of…
No one needs to be reminded of the value of a proactive stance in business - which means adopting a strategic approach to decision making. Reactive…
Sharesource is delighted to welcome Jharfe Caboverde, the new ABCis Team Manager based in Davao. Jharfe is working closely with ABCis’s CEO and the large…
Sharesource firmly believes that regular and ongoing interaction and relationship building with all team members is essential to establishing trust and…
Ron Hernandez graduated from the First Asia Institute of Technology & Humanities with a Bachelor’s degree in Mathematics in 2017.  He started his career…
Intuitively, we all know that diversity is important. When your employees come from a wide range of backgrounds, this fosters learning, innovation, and…
Did you know that just 13% of employees are engaged worldwide? While this statistic may be shocking, it also represents a massive opportunity for…
Today, more people are collaborating across different countries, time zones, and cultures, than ever before. But the fact remains that this can be…
As Elea Feit, Assistant Professor of Marketing from Drexel University says, “Analytics won’t tell you the next big creative idea. But it will tell you…
Problem: You’re tired of the endless battle for great talent.
You know that all your competitors want to get hold of those same great professionals that you’re hoping to recruit. All of them have the same need as…
Many business owners want to utilize the power of data science in their businesses. They understand that they need to be able to compete and use their…
This month, the staff of Sharesource were asked the question: "What technology do you think will have the biggest impact in the next three years?". They…
The 2017 LinkedIn Emerging Jobs Report listed data science as one of the top industries for emerging roles in the United States. In fact, data science…
You’ve probably heard about how AI is expected to change the world. But if you’re like most people, you’re probably more concerned about what it…
The last few years have seen huge amounts of research and development invested in machine learning and AI. This will continue to be a focus for businesses…
Business has become more competitive than ever. Industry disruptors are making it harder for established businesses to compete. And a shortage of talent…
We’ve recently been looking at how some of the largest tech companies in the world are using artificial intelligence to provide their customers with a…
We’ve recently been looking at how some of the largest tech companies in the world are using artificial intelligence to provide their customers with a…
LARGE technology firms used to hold on to their high-flying employees by agreeing not to poach them from each other. “If you hire a single one of these…
There’s little question that finding the right talent can be hard work-after all, if it was that easy to find the perfect person for every position, most…
Why would they come and work for you?
When it comes to building your team for your startup, Australia is one of the best places to do this. There are many reasons why Australian developers are…
We all agree that we need to be more globally orientated, and the benefits are obvious. These include bigger markets, a better understanding of the…
We’ve written before about how hiring proactively instead of reactively allows business owners to scale effectively and ensure they’re ready to hire the…
The Liberal party's innovation campaign is a great one. Everyone knows that the resource boom has gone and our economic success will now depend on doing…
Digital platforms (including on-demand and cloud-based services), have allowed companies to build millions of dollars in revenue, while using teams based…
Most companies take a reactive approach when it comes to recruiting. This means that when someone leaves their company, business owners and recruiters…
  The previous business model where companies were based in one place like Tel Aviv, London or Silicon Valley is now over. Technology companies can now…
Let’s face it, the world is changing all the time.
We are often confronted by change.
A hotly debated topic with pros and cons, both outsourcing as well as offshoring have a direct impact on a company’s top and bottom line and have become…
[feedburner name="name"]Renovator Store ( www.renovatorstore.com.au) is what I would call a smart business! It not only provides customers with…
Today the Financial Times commented "Global Recovery Hinges on Reforms" with hope of a 22% growth rate over the next 5 years rather than 20%.