Job hunting? These are 5 best Australian startups for employees in 2021

Highlights

  • Employment Hero, Koala and Mr Yum are some of the popular names that have found mention in LinkedIn’s list of the best 25 Aussie start-ups to work for in Australia.
  • The list is topped by Sayers, which describes itself as a “modern advisory and investment business designed for the new economy”.
  • The companies on the list are at least seven years old and have at least 50 employees.

Employment Hero, Koala and Mr Yum are some of the popular names that have found mention in LinkedIn’s list of the best 25 Aussie startups to work for in Australia. The list is topped by Sayers, which describes itself as a “modern advisory and investment business designed for the new economy”.

The 4th annual LinkedIn Top Startups list includes 25 emerging companies where Australians want to work now, especially during the coronavirus pandemic-accelerated digital transformation. The companies on the list are at least seven years old and have at least 50 employees. They are privately held and headquartered in Australia. 

Australia’s Top 5 Startups to work for in 2021

US-based research suggests that as many as 90% of startups fail. Despite this, startups can also be great places to gain experience, grow career and build key skills, the survey added.

LinkedIn News Australia managing editor Capucine Yeomans said, “Startups are a great place to turn to achieve the flexibility they are looking for and career growth with the opportunity to contribute to innovation.”

Here are Australia’s top 5 startups from Linkedin’s list of top 25 to work for in 2021: 

  • Sayers (investment management)
  • Employment Hero (HR)
  • Koala (retail)
  • Mr Yum (food and beverages)
  • Eucalyptus (healthcare tech)

The companies on the list are seven years old and have at least 50 employees.

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The other 20 startups in the list are:

  • Barrenjoey (financial services)
  • Judo Bank (banking)
  • Linktree (internet)
  • Shippit (computer software)
  • Brighte (financial services)
  • Kapitol Group (construction)
  • Volt Bank (banking)
  • Impressive (digital marketing, advertising)
  • Thinkerbell (digital marketing)
  • WithYouWithMe (IT recruitment)
  • Hireup (recruitment, disability services)
  • me&u (restaurants, hospitality)
  • LAB3 (IT services)
  • Payright (financial services)
  • Roberts Co (construction)
  • Willow (IT services)
  • Swyftx (cryptocurrency exchange)
  • Valiant Finance (financial services)
  • Lexicon Digital (IT services)
  • GROW (blockchain technology) 

The survey looked at the LinkedIn data across four pillars - employee growth; jobseeker interest; member engagement with the company and its employees; and how well these startups pulled talent from the LinkedIn Top Companies list.

Bottom Line 

As already mentioned, startups may be a good place to work, even though as many as 90% of them fail, since they help employees gain experience and key skills. Due to these reasons, startups have gained more acceptance by employees in the recent past.

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