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Digital has infiltrated business and changed processes at such speed that clarity around what digital is, has yet to be adopted at scale. Every employee, from CEO to sales manager… Continue Reading..

What is digital and how to get company buy-in

Digital has infiltrated business and changed processes at such speed that clarity around what digital is, has yet to be adopted at scale. Every employee, from CEO to sales manager to finance executive, has a different perspective on what digital does. Paul Randal, Digital Capability Director of Brand Learning, has described…

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Networking can be difficult. It feels awkward at best and stilted and forced at worst. The reality is it’s hard to put yourself out there. As humans we prefer to… Continue Reading..

How not to be a wall flower and start professional networking

Networking can be difficult. It feels awkward at best and stilted and forced at worst. The reality is it’s hard to put yourself out there. As humans we prefer to move in packs and be surrounded by the comfort of our peers. But it can be done. We’ve all seen an…

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The office is a bee hive. We are the workers, gathering pollen for the most powerful bee – the Queen (although in reality we usually turn information into honey for… Continue Reading..

Who’s interested in your best interests? The Art of finding the right Mentor

The office is a bee hive. We are the workers, gathering pollen for the most powerful bee – the Queen (although in reality we usually turn information into honey for the King bee, as 85% of company CEOs are men). Like structures in the hive, we learn from each other through…

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Petra Zink, Director of Women in Digital Australia shares her personal journey as she changed careers from Digital Marketing to Digital Recruitment, a move she considers life changing! 

Compared to others in the Industry,… Continue Reading..

Considering a career change? Read this first

Petra Zink, Director of Women in Digital Australia shares her personal journey as she changed careers from Digital Marketing to Digital Recruitment, a move she considers life changing!  Compared to others in the Industry, I have been in recruiting for 5 minutes but since then, there has been much talk about the (lack of)…

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We are only one week into December yet Christmas parties, lunches and festive get togethers are already in full swing. Chances are, your work Christmas party is not far away either… Continue Reading..

8 top tips to survive your corporate Christmas Party!

We are only one week into December yet Christmas parties, lunches and festive get togethers are already in full swing. Chances are, your work Christmas party is not far away either and whilst most of us intend to be on our best behavior, it’s not uncommon for a large number of…

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Over the last few months in Australia, we have heard the buzzwords ‘innovation’ ‘entrepreneurship’, ‘start-ups’ and ‘tech scene’ bandied around like confetti at a wedding, which to me means it’s… Continue Reading..

What can the Australian Start Up scene learn from Israel?

Over the last few months in Australia, we have heard the buzzwords ‘innovation’ ‘entrepreneurship’, ‘start-ups’ and ‘tech scene’ bandied around like confetti at a wedding, which to me means it’s a truly exciting time for the Australian Tech Industry. I’ve also noticed that such talk has really amped up following the…

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Nice Girls Don’t Get The Corner Office?

After being told by every female colleague in history to read ‘Nice Girls Don’t Get The Corner Office’ I was finally forced by fate into reading this book after house-sitting for a friend last week. My friend’s office has a full wall sized bookcase full of the greatest books in…

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TedX Southbank

A veritable roller coaster of emotions, TedX Southbank had attendees collectively laughing, crying and changing their paper towel hand-drying techniques last Saturday at the State Library of Queensland. 20 speakers from all walks of life shared with us their version of “Ideas Worth Spreading”. Here were my top highlights from the…

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Digital disruption, recruitment and the search for unicorns

Telling someone that his or her industry or business will face imminent redundancy doesn’t necessarily create the best first impression. It does however create a lasting one. Within a generation where we struggle to hold attention to one factor for more than 30 seconds this should probably qualify as an…

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My friend, Mr. Mondayitis

How can someone make friends with Mondayitis? According to Urban Dictionary (aka. the urban life code) Mondayitis is described as “a feeling of weariness, sadness, apathy and general distress that many individuals feel when starting the Monday morning work week. If you believe this statement applies to you then this means…

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