Displaying items by tag: Diversity

Companies’ efforts to attract and recruit from a diverse talent pool are proving more successful than internal efforts to sustain diversity within the organisation, highlighting the complex challenges businesses face in order to build a diverse workforce—from a junior hire to tenured leadership, according to research by specialised talent solutions provider Robert Half.

Published in Recruitment
Tuesday, 13 July 2021 15:25

Mantel opens EOI for 2022 traineeship program

Australian technology consultancy Mantel Group's 2021 traineeship program aims to simultaneously address the talent shortage and the lack of diversity in the sector.

Published in Recruitment

To solve labour shortage woes in the Australian cyber sector, Tesserent has teamed up with Uniq You to encourage girls and expose them early to industries underrepresented by women. Tesserent and Uniq You are committed in the development of future women cyberleaders and will teach girls that a career in cybersecurity is possible.

Published in Security

Diversity and representation is a hot topic – not before time, some would say – so it's not surprising that a fresh spotlight has been turned on human emojis. A survey conducted for Adobe suggests Australians want a more diverse and inclusive range of emojis.

Published in Strategy

Integrated solutions and managed services provider Konica Minolta has received further global recognition for its commitment to sustainability, with a listing for the fourth time and a third year in a row among the 2021 Global 100 Most Sustainable Corporations in the World.

Published in Climate

While Australian Government figures show women make up half the private sector workforce, they make only a third of key management positions. This International Women’s Day theme is “choose is to challenge”, and Kathryn Vosper, a technology firm executive, is living evidence we can all reject bias, and instead be a leader in standing up for what is right.

Published in The Wired CIO
Thursday, 01 October 2020 11:48

Oracle revamps cloud lineup

Full-stack vendor Oracle has announced updates to several of its SaaS products.

Published in Business Software

Mahmood Khan will be the first Asian artist to record original songs with the Willoughby Symphony Orchestra when the musical powerhouses combine for a recording on 16 April at Trackdown Studios.

Published in Fuzzy Logic
Tuesday, 09 April 2019 16:19

Diversity: embrace people who are not like you

A panel session at the recent Tibco Now 2019 conference looked at some of the issues surrounding diversity in IT.

Published in Enterprise Staff

Achieving the desired outcome from digital transformation projects may require hiring people you don't think like you, or your existing staff, according to recently appointed ThoughtWorks Australia managing director Kristan Vingrys.

Published in Recruitment

How do you build, and then protect, the right company culture? According to Merritt Anderson, the answer is you work at it.

Published in The Wired CIO
Wednesday, 17 October 2018 16:43

Bringing female faces to (traditionally) male places

Splunk’s president of Worldwide Field Operations runs 68% of the company and has a distinguished career across the NSA, Sun and Salesforce. Oh, and incidentally, she’s a woman. 

Published in The Wired CIO

In the past days, weeks, months, and years the mask has come off Google, the company that was once considered cool and benevolent, to reveal a festering, pus-filled pit of hypocrisy and corrupt values.

Published in Beerfiles

Seven finalists have been selected in the Optus Future Makers program for budding entrepreneurs, with a total of $300,000 in grant funding up for grabs.

Cognisant of the fact its employees are, by nature, built to change, CA Technologies has enhanced its family friendly benefits giving "all employees worldwide, male and female, a minimum of 12 weeks paid leave during the first 12 months following the birth or adoption of their child".

Published in Enterprise Staff

Cloud computing and virtualisation vendor VMware was today officially provided with a Employer of Choice for Gender Equality citation by the Australian Government, acknowledging its leadership in workplace diversity and inclusion.

Published in Enterprise Staff

The new Google News is dumbed down, with options removed to sort by date or relevance in some areas, with other options also removed and too much white space delivering a mobile look on a large desktop screen. How can you get some of the old functionality back?

Published in Fuzzy Logic

Over the last week or so, Google has been in the news after one of its employees, James Damore, wrote a screed on diversity which did not exactly gell with the company's politically correct views.

Published in Open Sauce
Friday, 24 February 2017 15:43

Women & Diversity in Data

The lack of diversity in data and analytics roles is still a major challenge for most organisations, with a recent study on women in technology highlighting the gender gap amongst executive roles.

Newly formed Victorian tech industry alliance, #TechDiversity, has launched its inaugural awards which will recognise individuals and groups who have demonstrated leadership and embraced inclusion by promoting diversity initiatives and programs in the digital technology sector.

Published in Market
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