Workplace culture stories - Page 2
IWD 2023: Bolstering diversity in the tech industry
We are seeing a wave of technology experts come to the fore, and part of this is a growing number of women who play a significant role in how technology is created and utilised.
IWD 2023: Embracing equity - The importance of allyship for women in technology
As we celebrate International Women's Day, the theme of "Embracing Equity" invites us to strive for a future where everyone has the opportunity to succeed, regardless of their gender or lived experiences.
IWD 2023: Agility for the win (and how to empower people across your organisation)
Here's how you can contribute and make a difference - by including the crucial component of 'purpose' to not just deal with, but welcome change.
IWD 2023: The reality of ‘cracking the code’ within a male-dominated industry
With the theme of ‘cracking the code, this year’s International Women’s Day is all about using innovation and tech to break down barriers for women across a range of industries.
IWD 2023: How to support women through hybrid working
According to a recent report, we’re in the midst of a ‘great breakup’ - a phenomenon that’s causing female leaders to leave their jobs at the highest rate ever witnessed.
IWD 2023: Empowering women in technology - Building a culture of inclusivity
Having people with diverse backgrounds is a critical factor in being able to see the transformations needed in our fast-changing world.
IWD 2023: Vulnerability and our roles in achieving inclusivity for women in IT
While we’ve come a long way, there is still much to do to ensure that we continue to make the workplace equitable for women.
IWD 2023: Slow but steady - why gender equity can’t be a quick fix
It’s important organisations keep plugging away with programs and initiatives to make ICT a more female-friendly industry.
IWD 2023: Why women aren't putting their hands up for boards positions
In 2023, we still have less than 35% of women on boards in Australia. It seems that glass ceilings still exist, even on boards.
IWD 2023: A healthier balance - How ICT organisations can improve their gender ratios
In the high-tech space, where I’ve worked as a people and culture leader for many years, we’re still significantly underrepresented.
IWD 2023: Listen, learn and lean in to improve equity
Times are changing, “traditional” roles in the workplace, at home and in society are evolving at a rapid pace, alongside the technological advancements that enable them.
IWD 2023: Architecting change to truly embrace equity
As a result of the COVID-19 pandemic, closing the global gender gap has increased by a generation from 99.5 years to 135.6 years.
IWD 2023: Thriving as a generalist in the tech industry
From my experience and that of my peers, it’s still possible, and probable, for women to thrive in tech - whether they’re technical, specialists, or non-technical generalists.
IWD 2023: How men can, and should, support women in tech
Advocating for women and helping to bridge the gender gap in tech is not something done on the side. Instead, it must become a mindset.
IWD 2023: Refocusing cybersecurity's gender lens to defend the digital realm
While we all know the benefits of gender equality and diversity across business and society, cybersecurity remains a sector where men continue to outnumber women.
IWD 2023: Preventing tokenism in diversity, equity, and inclusion strategy
In honour of IWD 2023, I encourage organisations working on their diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI) strategies to actively avoid tokenism.
IWD 2023: Psychological safety is not a cliche, but a real performance accelerator
The easier, more open and direct interactions between individuals are, the better understanding is achieved, and the better people get things done collaboratively.
IWD 2023: How to build a more diverse, equitable and inclusive workplace culture
Having different gender identities, cultures and ethnic practices at play gives birth to new perspectives that challenge thought processes in the workplace and lead to breakthroughs.
IWD 2023: Growing and leading high-performing teams during times of rapid change
Now more than ever, leaders must ensure they are supporting their teams to learn and adopt digital technologies that can make our lives and our work better.
IWD 2023: The five elements that ensure women in tech reach their full potential
There are a number of significant factors that need to come into play to ensure that women in technology can confidently pursue their ambitions and reach their full potential.
How change tracking can foster a blameless culture and reduce the impact of IT downtime
Finding a balance between tracking changes and open, honest communication can go a long way in preventing unplanned downtime and keeping engineers happy.
Promoting Diversity and Equity in an inclusive workplace
The pandemic has amplified the importance of empathetic leadership and purpose-driven initiatives, which has led to a greater push in creating an inclusive workplace.
Bridging the generation gap: Gen Z in the workforce
A sense of liberation swept the globe during the pandemic. But one generation, in particular, has thrown out the job seeker playbook and is shaking up the world of work.
Building a cybersecurity culture in your organisation
The key to creating an effective cybersecurity culture is recognising that people can represent a formidable first line of defence in safeguarding against cyber attacks.