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Google discovers it’s not women that it’s underpaying - it’s men
After conducting a pay equity analysis, the company uncovered some unexpected findings that resulted in $9.7m of pay rises for underpaid staff.
06 Mar 2019
Adobe announces equal pay for employees across the globe
Adobe announced global pay parity between women and men, delivering on a commitment the company made earlier this year.
23 Oct 2018
NZ's pay equity progress is so slow that we won't achieve it until 2044
The year 2044. Sixteen years is a long time to wait for gender pay equity, but it may take that long to achieve it.
30 Aug 2018
NZ Cyber Security Challenge confronts issues facing women in cybersecurity
“A lack of diversity means a lack of important voices in these decisions and will ultimately lead to harmful blind spots in our near future."
11 Jul 2018
Startups owned by women attract less funds – but earn more money
A study has revealed the average women-owned startup receives less than half the funding of their male counterparts, despite earning more revenue.
08 Jun 2018
Good news and bad news for technology workers
“Digital and technology talent is scarce. And, as expected, that scarcity drives up the median salary."
14 May 2018
10 key facts from Gartner on women in technology
"The lack of diversity in technology is glaring: according to the 2018 Gartner CIO Survey, 13% of CIOs are female. "
12 Mar 2018
Gender equality: The importance of understanding what motivates your workforce
Women want to participate equally in leadership positions, so why does gender imbalance in top-level roles still exist?
09 Mar 2018
How the digital economy is shifting the workforce playing field for women
It’s no secret that there is a big gender gap in tech / engineering fields, and especially in the data center industry.
08 Mar 2018
Exclusive: Here's what NZ's top CEOs are doing to improve gender diversity
You need to understand what’s going on in your own business and do something to fix it because if you don’t, all this talk –it’s just PR bollocks.
08 Mar 2018
IT salaries on the rise, gender pay gap getting smaller
This data does show a slight decrease in the nation’s gender pay gap which was recorded at 7.2% in 2015.
30 Jan 2018
New report shines light on sexism and ageism in ICT industry
"International studies show that the whole economy will grow as equity grows.”
22 Jan 2018
Step up for Kiwi women could boost economy by $881m a year
"We need to once and for all ditch this notion that women aren’t talented enough to be there.”
07 Dec 2017
Accenture: How to get more girls into technology
“It's not only an economic imperative that we bridge the gender gap when it comes to technology...it is a critical societal one."
01 Dec 2017
Getting to Equal: Accenture on overcoming the gender pay gap
The research found that – globally - a woman earns an average $100 for every $140 a man earns - a gap of about 30%.
25 Oct 2017
Gender pay gap should be a social & economic priority, says WGEA
“This is bad news for the economy, because it shows that business is not drawing on the enormous talent available in the female workforce."
07 Sep 2017
Gender pay gap moving in right direction, says Paula Bennett
"In 2017 there is absolutely no excuse for someone to be paid less just because of their gender.”
07 Sep 2017
Gender inequality: Narrowing the gender gap through flexible working
Women, during their child bearing years (25-44) earn up to 40% less than men in the same age group, regardless of whether they have children or not.
08 Jun 2017
Women in cybersecurity: Slowly but surely, change is coming
“More people are realising what a solid, secure and interesting career choice it is."
24 Apr 2017
New Zealand makes moves with pay equity
“Occupations that are mostly made up of a female workforce shouldn’t be lower paid just because this work is and has been mainly undertaken by women."
06 Mar 2017
Gender divide alive and well in NZ job market
The gender divide is alive and well in the New Zealand employment market, while IT roles continue to dominate the top five highest average pay rate.
12 Jul 2016
Believe it or not: Women make more than men in data centers
A new survey has revealed some strange, almost unbelievable facts – there’s a sector out there within the IT industry where women earn more than men.
21 Mar 2016
There’s no men in feminism… oh wait
Are Kiwi males oblivious to gender inequality in the workplace? Progress towards equality can be hindered, more often than not by men, survey finds.
11 Mar 2016
Where are the women in leadership? New report slams NZ
New research reveals that New Zealand is well behind other countries when it comes to the number of women in leadership roles.
09 Mar 2016