One of the things we’re most proud of at Pegasus is our culture. Good culture comes from the top and is championed by our very own Head of People and Culture Pru Killick.
Pru recently appeared on the NewyTechPeople podcast to talk all things Pegasus with Linda Apostolidis. In their conversation, Pru shares what makes our people and software unique, as well as exciting opportunities available at Pegasus and our plans for the future.
3:10 Why Pegasus moved away from being a labour hire services company to being a tech company.
4:45 How centralizing information within our software works for our clients.
“The beauty of the system with us is that you can centralise all of that information for the client but also standardize all of those protocols to get to site.”
6:00 How Pegasus is scaling our solution globally.
“It’s enabling us to show the power of the product and how it is able to do this no matter where you are in the world, you’re able to bring these same standard practices into any workforce, anywhere.”
6:43 How our partnership and investment from Acell-KKR began.
9:23 Our acquisition of Compliance Fox and how we will leverage their product offering to target different clients.
11:19 Exploring the workplace culture of Pegasus
13:31 Our partnership with the University of Newcastle where the Pegasus tech team and university tech team are collaborating on exciting and pioneering work.
“We’ve been fortunate to connect with the Newcastle University and be able to work on some really significant projects for us around artificial intelligence.”
Our engagement with MEGT offering Cert III ICT traineeships at Pegasus—there are currently five trainees working here.
“We’re unique in that we own and develop our own software. We have everything in-house … all of the components that makes the software cycle, and sales to service cycle.”
16:32 How Pegasus supports the HSC Smart Track Program – an alternative end of the HSC.
20:10 Plans Pegasus has for 2021 to engage our tech team.
21:17 Pru’s advice for students wanting a career in tech: always attitude over aptitude.
24:35 How Pegasus responded to COVID-19 in our internal workforce and how we were able to move to remote working without disruption to our clients.
29:28 Helping Pegasus employees with the challenge of looking after children and remote learning while working with the introduction of PegPal Kids activities. Learn how Pegasus maintained our strong workplace culture remotely.
32:33 Learn more about Pru. What she’s reading, her podcast recommendations, her HR Instagram account—and learn about the politics of canteen duty at children’s netball games.
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“The greatest benefit of working with Pegasus has been the high level of innovation and features available in their packages that aren’t available in other products we have investigated.”
“I’d check Pegasus two to three times a day. It became a single source of truth for workers and safety on the project.”
"Working alone, the data entry was extremely high. I could spend one or two days entering 100 – 200 certs. The system is automatically updated, and I save two full days of work all up - yesterday I was done within 4 hours.”
“The Pegasus platform allows us to standardise the onboarding and induction of contractors nationally, with the robust system underpinning our contractor management process.”
“Pegasus is now used in managing safety, job planning and reviewing the commercial side of things. Pegasus is now integrated with everything we do.”