As part of our Inspiring Women in Digital series, our energetic blogger Alex Hobbs spoke to Rachel Kerr about her thoughts on building a rewarding career in tech – and what ‘leaning in’ means to her. AH: Working for LiveHire, in your opinion how has the growth of online communications impacted the…Continue Reading..
Written by Alex Hobbs Do you ever find yourself completely devoted to one brand? Perhaps you are Apple over Samsung, MAC over Napoleon or (lets face it) anything over home brand. When it comes to objects we decide so easily what is good or bad, but on a personal level disagree…Continue Reading..
By WID Blogger Josephine Kent Last Wednesday Women in Digital and our partner Diverse City Careers were honoured to host Matt Wallaert, Global Director for accelerator programs at Microsoft and founder of getraised.com. A naturally charismatic speaker, Matt had the entire room enthralled by his words of wisdom as he delivered…Continue Reading..
Those fortunate enough to attend TedX or even SXSW this year would have walked away feeling rejuvenated and inspired. Not only because those sharing their knowledge and experience were engaging and cutting edge, but because creativity begets creativity. Sticking to the office like an oyster to a rock is not ideal…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..
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..
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…Continue Reading..