Talent announces appointment of two global leaders following record growth

On the eve of International Women’s Day, Talent has announced the appointment of two experienced female leaders in newly created global roles. Káti Gapaillard has been named Chief Executive Officer of foundation Talent RISE, while Melissa Brown has been appointed Talent’s first global Chief Marketing Officer. Both appointments represent significant milestones in Talent’s global expansion, […]

Women in tech: It’s simple – it’s just not easy

Today, on International Women’s Day, Talent will be joining millions of individuals and companies around the world as they celebrate and support women. After a year in which #MeToo and #TimesUp were unleashed and a wave of action rippled around the world, it is a good moment to pause and reflect on the status of […]

Talent hosts a Women in Leadership breakfast with Christie Whitehill

Heidi Hawkins from Talent Sydney’s Digital Team takes over the Talent blog and talks about one of her latest Women In Leadership breakfast with Christie Whitehill. Our latest Women in Leadership breakfast with Christie Whitehill was an inspiring morning. We had an incredible turnout and it was an intimate and conversational style chat that really resonated with a […]

Major Australian city among best places for female entrepreneurs

Sydney is ranked as the eighth best city for female entrepreneurs, so what does this mean for women looking to make a technology startup? In the modern age, women are making strides across a range of industries, including technology, with some even entering into the world of start ups. However, there are still some challenges that […]

Carolyn Stenhouse Breakfast at Talent – How to get from Good to Great

What makes a good leader? It is a common question discussed at most workplaces. Is it knowledge in their field, being able to share information and be insightful? Is it emotional intelligence, people skills, or all of the above? There are many aspects that contribute towards what makes a good leader, but the questions we […]

Redefining gender equality in the IT industry

The gender imbalance in the IT industry is one that still persists. How can business leaders and other organisations change this trend? There is no simple solution to address the continued gender imbalance in the IT industry, as it takes concerted efforts at all levels of an organisation to create more supportive environments for all […]

What makes a successful female tech startup owner in Australia?

How are female entrepreneurs ensuring they find success in the tech industry? New research investigated their business techniques. The modern business landscape is defined by technology startups, with these companies often embracing disruption and innovation to get ahead of their peers. A new report from Terem Technologies has found that women are playing an increasingly important role […]

What trends are influencing startups in 2015?

Startups are part of the ever-changing tech world, and this nature is reflected in the trends shaping these growing companies. Startup companies have taken the tech world by storm in recent years, with visionary founders promoting innovative and often revolutionary ideas to keen audiences across the globe. Naturally, this has prompted a wave of interest […]

Do video games hold the key to success for women in IT jobs?

Video games have long been considered a male domain. However, research has revealed this stereotype is being overcome by female gamers and developers. Like the rest of the IT industry, video games – both in their creation and consumption – have been viewed as a medium dominated by males. However, this appears to be more […]