Category: Career Tips

 

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… Continue Reading..

From Programmer to Product Manager: How to achieve your career PB

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…

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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.… Continue Reading..

Being Branded isn’t always a bad thing

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…

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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… Continue Reading..

Taking the pinch out of the pay rise conversation

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…

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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… Continue Reading..

Why it’s essential to attend conferences and how to win the go-ahead from your boss.

  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…

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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… Continue Reading..

Chief Digital Officer Cat Matson on Networking, Career Strategy and Staying in Demand!

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…

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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… Continue Reading..

The salary discrepancy – why and the (albeit gendered) way to help fix it

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…

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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… Continue Reading..

Addicted to Digital? It’s Time to Strategically Switch-Off

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…

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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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