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Leadership
Diversity key to successful workplaces in Asia - Hays report
According to the report, 85% of respondents believe that a ‘workplace culture that encourages respect for diversity of opinion’ is the most positive and impactful employer action to retain top talent.
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Micron Technology
Micron publishes annual Diversity, Equality and Inclusion report
“Micron believes that collaboration across our diverse workforce is the key to unlocking strength and innovation, and we are passionate about building a culture of inclusion where all team members are seen, heard, valued and respected.”
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Recruitment
Over 80% of people living with a disability say recruitment bias exists
The data was found in a survey of 1,033 people by recruiting company Hays, who raised this issue in conjunction with the International Day of People with Disability (IDOPwD) today.
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Microsoft
Interview: Microsoft's Diana Kelley talks talent gaps and D&I
Kelley recently spoke at Microsoft Asia’s new Experience Center, where she talked through her experience as a security CTO, as well as IoT security, what’s ahead in 2020, and diversity and inclusion both in the cybersecurity sector, and in technology.
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AUT University
Study: A decade before we see boardroom equality
"The clock is ticking. Companies should be actively implementing their diversity policies, and be complete by 2022."
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Flexible work
Singapore's Best Workplaces 2019 revealed
The awards recognized organizations that were top of their game for building high-performing cultures where employees trust their leaders, are proud of what they do, and enjoy the people they work with.
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Cloud
Chorus recognised for efforts to eliminate gender pay gap
Chorus has walked away with three awards at this year’s 2019 YWCA Equal Pay Awards, which recognise female leadership and equality in the workplace.
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Cloud
Microsoft showcases innovations in new Asia Pacific HQ
Almost 145,000 metres of cabling, 200 display screens, 179 Bluetooth beacons and 900 sensors make up Microsoft’s new Asia Pacific headquarters in Singapore, which is now home to the region’s first Microsoft Experience Centre.
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Diversity
Vodafone NZ Foundation unveils mural in wake of terror attacks
Wellington-based muralist Ruth Robertson-Taylor created the art piece over six months, with consultation and contributions from the Muslim community.
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Leadership
Forget personal development, women want to be leaders
“What we are hearing is that women want to develop the capabilities that will support them to be better leaders and add value to their organisations."
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Cloud
Analytics firm TrustSphere launches diversity & inclusion analytics product
“Ensuring network inclusiveness is not just an essential goal of D&I initiatives, but also correlates with business growth, innovation and social impact,” says TrustSphere CEO Manish Goel.
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Training
Infosys' global internship program earns accolades
InStep was ranked top in categories including ‘overall intership’ ‘tech and engineering, ‘diversity, ‘compensation and benefits’, and ‘quality of life’. The internship program also ranked second in the ‘career development’ category.
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Diversity
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.
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Forescout Technologies
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.
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Gaming
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.
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Adobe
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.
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Digital Transformation
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.
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Innovation
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.
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Digital Transformation
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.
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Coding
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.
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Internships
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.
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Digital Transformation
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."
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Employment
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.
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Recruitment
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.”