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gender diversity

Gender diversity programs: Friend or Foe?

In a male-dominated industry, such as IT security, it can be difficult for females to get their voices heard, and women often don’t back themselves to apply for leadership positions. Businesses need to have a program to encourage and support more women to be leaders, so we can have diverse […]

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5 steps to drive employee performance through gender equality

Businesses which introduce strategies to dismantle structural workplace gender inequalities often have higher levels of employee productivity and satisfaction, according to the Diversity Council Australia. Its CEO, Lise Annese, explained that gender equality should be seen as a business tool to increase business and individual performance as well as customer […]

Northrop Consulting Engineers CEO Jamie Shelton says cracking the glass ceiling has been crucial to growth

How cracking engineering’s glass ceiling drives business results at Northrop

A forward-thinking approach to workplace diversity, flexibility and employee engagement have helped engineering consultancy Northrop crack the glass ceiling to improve talent acquisition and retention while driving double-digit business growth, according to its CEO. Northrop Consulting Engineers is an employee-owned multi-disciplinary firm with 345 employees across Australia specialising in civil, […]