Are you considering embarking on a new journey as a FitT mentor or mentee in 2020? Find out what it’s all about in this interview with our 2019 participants Jenni Dean and Fithri Shalihah, sharing tips on why mentoring is valuable for your career journey and how to make the most of your mentee/mentor relationship.
How much time have you spent in the past year enhancing your workplace skills? According to the Future of Jobs Report by the World Economic Forum, you should be spending around 25 days a year on professional learning activities, just to keep up with the rapid pace of change in the workplace – let alone […]
Veronica Lakin shares Optus' Diversity and Inclusion strategy, top initiatives for 2020 and how each of us can help make D&I a success.
When the highly successful American businesswoman and HuffPost founder Arianna Huffington physically collapsed from exhaustion, she turned the experience into a wake-up call about the need for better work-life balance. Recognising the link between well-being and performance, she went on to establish a Thrive Global, a platform for raising awareness about managing stress and preventing burnout. Although most of […]
Alison O’Hare ANZ Technical Director at Mimecast Alison started her career at Mimecast as Service Delivery Director based out of Boston, Massachusetts. She has more than 19 years’ experience in IT gained across roles in cybersecurity and network engineering. As Mimecast’s regional ANZ Technical Director, Alison oversees the growth and development of Mimecast’s pre-sale/technical consulting […]
A quieter approach to leadership, when deliberate and purposeful, is empowering, inclusive and uplifting for those around them. It is different from the traditional ‘hero’ leadership that relies on the single confident leader that knows everything, dominates and directs everyone. A few weeks ago, we had the pleasure of Megumi Miki presenting our most popular […]
Why we need more women in technology. Simon Moorfield, Executive General Manager Information Systems & Technology, AGL and Executive Sponsor of AGL’s Equality employee network shares his thoughts on how we can encourage more women to pursue careers in technology. At AGL, we fundamentally believe that more diverse teams lead to better outcomes […]
With 447 attendees in Melbourne and 439 in Sydney at our 2019 IWD day events in March, we couldn’t be more thrilled with the turnout and quality of speakers and panelists at this year’s events. Here are some of our favourite highlights from the day. Bloom Where You Are Planted Manal al-Sharif Inner Peace in […]
Motorola Solutions’ Inclusion & Diversity Council in ANZ grew from an existing women’s business council which was formed in 2013. The aims of the Council are varied, however it has always had a focus on encouraging a supportive workplace culture where all employees are valued. The I&D Council focuses on the following objectives: Championing inclusion […]
Despite our best intentions, gender equity is constantly being derailed by a range of largely cultural factors. Initiatives don’t work unless organisations also address; resistance to change, implications of culture, unconscious bias, societal norms. Now is the time to act! When viewed in conjunction with the 2017 Report (based on 2015-16 WGEA data) this report […]