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Is digital fluency the key to bridging the gender gap?

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There's little argument that there is a perceived gender diversity problem in the IT sector. While many organisations may pride themselves on achieving balance in their employees and leadership teams, a 2015 article from The Economist noted that women's share of jobs in IT actually fell between 1990 and 2011 - from 34 per cent to 27 per cent.

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You're right, Big Brother is actually watching

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It's time to get your tin foil hats out, because the latest Wikileaks dump has revealed that it's not just shadowy lone-wolf hackers that are working to compromise IT security across the globe, but major security agencies as well. 

With every smartphone, smart TV and other internet-capable devices businesses and consumers purchase, the opportunit…

Women in Leadership Part 3Is Change Happening?

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In the 8th video in our series put together to celebrate International Women's Day we talk to our panel about changes that are occurring around women in leadership positions.  This is part 3 of the Women In Leadership section of our series.

In this episode we talk to Lisa Annese, CEO of Diversity Council Australia, Louise Fleck, Director, Research…

Lets talk about flexibility and recruitment

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Are flexibility and a successful recruitment career mutually exclusive?  Not according to Sarah Banek. There is argument to say that with more flexibility comes more billings.  In this video article Sarah talks about some of the ground breaking ideas that have formed the basis for The Recruitment Company's flexible way of working.  

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Building a diverse sales company

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The Recruitment Company's Sarah Banek talks about a topic close to her heart, how to build a diverse sales company.

Sarah has been the architect of The Recruitment Company's award winning culture and attributes much of the reason for this employer of choice status to the diversity of the team she has built.  Get in contact with Sarah to talk about…

Gender Diversity IssuesWomen in IT Part 2

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In this episode of our vlog series put together to celebrate International Women's Day, we continue the conversation about some of the reasons why a more diverse IT team is more than just a nice thing to have, it is in fact something that is fast becoming essential. Our panel of diversity and HR experts talk about some of the reasons why there aren…

How to make STEM skills attractive to a diverse group of people

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Although leaders' commitment to addressing gender inequality in their organisations is a strong one (96 per cent say they promote talent diversity, according to PricewaterhouseCoopers), the real battle for diversity in target industries starts much earlier. 

For IT, engineering and other tech industries to be attractive to all people, the skills …

How to attract a more diverse workforce

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Diversity is on the mind of many Australian leaders. While there are a number of organisations that exist solely for the purpose of promoting diversity initiatives in specific industries, leaders still have to take responsibility for the way their individual organisation responds. 

Whether it's crafting a more diverse talent pipeline for the futu…