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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.”
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."
Exclusive interview: Microsoft on diversity, regulating NZ’s sharing economy & Uberisation
"I think we have a tremendous area for improvement here and I try to do my part to talk about that honestly.”
Three reasons why digital transformation projects fail
Marcelo Silva, Founder & CEO at DTS talks about the big pain points in digital transformation, and how you can avoid them.
Diversify or fail: Govt. puts $8m towards women in tech grants
“Australian businesses will fail to reach their full potential unless we create diverse and inclusive workplaces."
Tech predicted to have biggest impact on future - over increased equality
In a survey commissioned by Vodafone Group, almost a fifth of respondents put technological innovation at the top of the list.
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."
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.”
Exclusive interview: Polycom on how remote working can bring us closer together
If you’re measuring the productivity of your employees based on whether you can see them or not, you’re probably not getting the most out of them.
Spark gets rainbow tick of approval for workplace diversity & inclusion
Spark’s managing director Simon Moutter and chairman Mark Verbiest hold leading roles in Champions for Change initiatives.