It’s no surprise as we’ve had to fully embrace remote working and social distancing; virtual interviews have become the norm. Gone are the days where you didn’t need to worry about lighting, technology, or backdrops and were able to focus solely on yourself. Today, the preparation and expectations of virtual interviews have changed the interview […]
We have all been there before, being a graduate figuring out our ways of transitioning from university into a career in ICT, which can be tricky if not challenging. Historically, the industry has lost women into other careers at this point when they are unable to connect with potential employers and available opportunities. ANZ Inclusion […]
Microsoft recently partnered with the Australian Financial Review to unite some of Australia’s most respected leaders for a thoughtful examination of how this unprecedented health and economic crisis is transforming the way we live, work, govern, learn and do business. The Reimagine Series aims to spark new thinking and ideas across societal, economic, business and people factors […]
Well, it wasn’t long ago and earlier this year that everyone’s lives changed quite a bit, and what would have been crazy and unheard of in our lifetime so far is now a new norm. With changes as drastic as those we’ve faced, it’s important to keep some things stable. At FitT, we’ve been able […]
I'm Cloe Wang, a volunteer FitT Account Executive since May 2019. I'm originally from China, but studied in New Zealand and then fell in love with Melbourne, even the cold rainy days, so it's my home now. As an ICT Project Manager, I do more than pulling a plan together. I love assisting people in transforming and adapting new technologies
No doubt it’s been a turbulent time in the world. But the one thing I know from my experience of coaching and mentoring individuals and teams is that if we keep managing our attitudes and moving things forward, no matter where we are, at home or out and about we continue to achieve.
Do you find yourself getting frustrated during conversations because you don’t feel heard? Having impact and getting results is never a one size fits all approach. It’s about adjusting your style – authentically - to the context and situation.
Microsoft are a long time FitT Platinum Sponsor and we are really appreciative of their generous support of women in the ICT industry, which enable us to bring our events and programs to fruition. We spoke to Preet Kaur, Technical Skills Lead within Marketing at Microsoft Australia, who wanted to promote the free Microsoft Virtual Training days […]
Domestic abuse experts are warning that the adverse impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic on women’s safety are only just beginning to be felt in Australia. Meet the women at WESNET helping women tackle technology-related abuse.
These two articles from Work180 include perspectives from Aussie women working in STEMM about their career journeys, goals and career advice; as well as a fascinating interview with to Renee Noble, Executive director of the Girls’ Programming Network.
What will Covid-19 mean for Diversity and Inclusion initiatives? What will the ‘new normal’ look like for women in the workplace? While it’s too early to answer, or even speculate as we emerge from lockdown – we’re happy to say it’s not all doom and gloom as these articles hint at a potentially more inclusive workplace ahead.