Danelle and Chris talk with Nic Terpkos, co-founder and CEO of seasonal jobs site, Waytree.
Set up five years ago, the fledgling business had to weave around the COVID pandemic to provide a service to seasonal farmers where backpacking part-time workers were very thin on the ground.
Starting out as an engineer, Nic worked part-time on the startup until he and his two friends and co-founders – James Dernie and Harry Lowther – could quit work and go full-time. Established in Western Australia, the site is growing most in Queensland and NSW, and also in WA.
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For more: https://waytree.com/
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