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Company-X encourages girls to rule NZ's tech industry
There aren’t too many women in STEM fields because there is an unconscious bias against women. This doesn’t just come from men, but other women too.
Forescout appoints Wahab Yusoff as regional VP for Asia-Pacific and Japan
Wahab will focus on growing sales, increasing customer adoption and building the partner ecosystem across Australia, Japan, India and Singapore.
Interview: Where is the representation in NZ gaming?
Dhayana Sena is a gamer with ambition in the battlefield, but also with ambition to let diversity in gaming flourish. But as a Kiwi of Malaysian birth and Sri Lankan descent, she feels oddly alone.
Australian brands face boycotts if they don't address diversity in ads
Consumers perceive television advertising as the most diverse medium, but digital advertising has a long way to go – only 9% of consumers felt that digital ads show diversity.
Opinion: Balancing DX with diversity and inclusion
As the business landscape continues to quickly evolve, two concepts are becoming increasingly apparent and starting to intertwine.
How innovation links to talent attraction and staff retention
Half of A/NZ’s bosses have their heads in the sand when it comes to understanding the business and innovation benefits of diversity and inclusion.
Gartner: Technology, culture change must go hand in hand
Gartner predicts that by 2021, CIOs will be as responsible for culture change as chief HR officers.
Interview: GitHub's promise to diversity and social impact
GitHub is primarily a collaborative approach to coding and technical expertise, but dig a little deeper and you find that the company is so much more.
Enterprise Dunedin encourage local businesses to take on summer intens
Enterprise Dunedin is encouraging growing Dunedin businesses to take on interns this summer – or even longer if the interns are the right fit.
Kiwis embrace age-diverse workforces, but communication needs work
“These generational differences are quite literally the ‘future of work’ and having such a rich and diverse talent pool can be a huge advantage."
Vodafone rallies support for LGBT+ talent in the workplace
Vodafone is on a mission to recruit and support LGBT+ talent as part of its mission to provide a safe and inclusive work environment.
SMEs urged to embrace diversity or risk losing top talent
“If you have an Indian or an Asian name on your CV, you’re up against a brick wall in the small to medium enterprise job market in in New Zealand.”
Data shows women work harder than men in Australia
"Women are working harder than men and now appear to be the driving force behind corporate performance."
Exclusive interview: Kordia CEO tackles one of tech's biggest issues
"The tech community is very male, very pale and it's at risk of going very stale."
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.
Interview: Vodafone's Kirstin Te Wao on workplace diversity & inclusion
"We want to start the discussion – Why is it that I have these stereotypes in my head that women should be at home and men are the breadwinners?"
More ‘Rainbow Diversity’ needed in Kiwi workplaces
One of the key barriers to implementing change of this nature is getting middle management on board.
Organisations speak out against sexual harassment in the workplace
Allegations of staff engaging in sexually inappropriate behaviour at one of New Zealand’s top law firms demonstrates the need for robust policies.
Polycom on workplace diversity and multi-generational workforces in Australia
66% of Australia’s population, an estimated 11.8 million people aged between 15 and 64 years - now make up our workforce.
IBM sues former employee for taking diversity trade secrets to new Microsoft role
McIntyre’s lawyers have responded that IBM is wrongly seeking to enforce an overbroad non-competition clause.
Unlocking the benefits of leading a multi-generational workforce
Diversity – and not just gender diversity – brings different ideas, backgrounds, and assumptions to the table.
More ambidextrous thinkers needed in technical roles – Xero
There’s a tendency in the industry to accept i-shaped thinkers (highly skilled in one area) with the assumption it’s how good engineering is done.
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.
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.”