Objectively it would make sense for a company to be widely diverse in areas such as gender, race, sexual proclivity and religion. In a world where customers form a multitude of various identities, would it not be economical of a company to mirror its environment? First and foremost the pool in…Continue Reading..
20 years ago my pre-tech working life consisted of frequenting the most glamorous locations imaginable in the name of research, wining and dining heads of international corporations and celebrities in the name of networking, attending and organising one corporate hospitality event after the next for the F1, Concerts, Rugby and…Continue Reading..
Anja Neupert from LinkedIn cannot speak highly enough of her reverse mentoring experience with fellow LinkedIn superior, and now CMO Shannon Brayton. Despite Shannon’s twenty years of experience in corporate communications the two women shared both the mentor and mentee roles to create a mutually beneficial learning relationship. Anja, Head of Web…Continue Reading..
Vanessa Wong, Native Manager @Society Social recently spoke to a room of enthralled Women in Digital Melbourne members to talk about the future of Social Media, life as a Native Manager and how aspiring bloggers and content creators can build a career! Alex Hobbs, WID PR Assistant sat down with her to gain a few more insights that we…Continue Reading..
This week in Brisbane we were lucky enough to host Cat Matson who spoke earnestly about the realities of networking, what it really takes to build a solid career pipeline, and an often forgotten fact – you have to earn the right to ask a favour in networking. WID Team Member Alex Hobbs…Continue Reading..
The Queensland Young Achievers Awards will recognize Holly Tattersall’s online achievements in founding and developing Women In Digital this Friday 20th May. The annual Gala Dinner will be a night of celebration, dining and entertainment to acknowledge Queensland’s most passionate under 29 year olds. Founder and Chief Executive Officer of Women In Digital, Holly Tattersall said she is honoured to be nominated in this years IFly Online Achievement…Continue Reading..
Google calls them Greyglers. A term applied to anyone in their team over the age of 40. While likely intended as a charming moniker, it is reasonably insulting – implying that Google belongs to those sub-40. What it also manages to do is put a name to the age discrimination facing both men and women. Professionals who are keen to…Continue Reading..
The best teachers often demonstrate their point not with examples, not words. One of my favourite lecturers began his lesson recently by placing a large empty jar and 15 stones the size of a tennis ball on the table. He began the class silently, simply laying the stones very gently, one by one in…Continue Reading..
Women earn less than men. It’s hard to determine why, when in many instances men and women are equally educated, have the same experience and perform exactly the same roles. Yet the data proves it to be true and the disparity is not being fixed in a hurry. The gendered salary disparity doesn’t discriminate against industry and is noted to also effect women in the glittery…Continue Reading..
Is this you…almost you…or somebody you know? You’re in bed and the familiar glow of your mobile phone hovers inches from your face, as your thumb restlessly scrolls through another social feed before punching the browser app. Nothing, nothing, nothing – you’ve read everything you could read and your inbox is close…Continue Reading..