Entries by Steven Asnicar

Why recruitment bias is bad for business

When you’re ready to next hire a new team member, have a good look around you. At the same time, peer into the mirror. Is your team disturbingly familiar? Is there a ‘same-same, but different’ approach in your hiring practices? If this is the case, you could be missing out on finding someone who can […]

Gender equality core element of Australia’s foreign policy: Envoy

ISLAMABAD – Australian High Commissioner to Pakistan Margaret Adamson Monday said that gender equality and women’s empowerment was a core element of Australia’s foreign policy. Adamson welcomed Australian gender equality advocate Elizabeth Broderick to Pakistan on a visit to engage business leaders on promoting gender equality in the workplace. Broderick, a former Australian Sex Discrimination […]

Maybe Google Need to Google the meanings of Diversity, Culture, Equal Opportunity and Unconscious Bias

Google has fired the employee who wrote an internal memo suggesting men are better suited for tech jobs than women, according to a person familiar with the matter. The employee’s firing followed an email earlier in the day from Google chief executive Sundar Pichai to the company’s employees, saying that the memo writer violated company […]

Viral Google email: ‘Men better suited to the job

Google’s new diversity chief criticised the contents of an employee’s memo that went viral inside the company for suggesting Google has fewer female engineers because men are better suited for the job. Danielle Brown, Google’s vice president for diversity and inclusion, sent a letter to employees Saturday saying the employee’s memo “advanced incorrect assumptions about […]

President Obama’s Senior Advisor and Elizabeth Broderick Join Women World Changers

Early Bird Ends Friday 28th July – SAVE $200 Diversity Australia is proud to partner with The Growth Faculty in presenting Women World Changers, the premier, all-inclusive, one-day leadership summit designed to drive critical dialogue on the impact and economics of women, diversity and culture on business growth. Attended by Australia’s top business executives, government […]

How Australians Are Playing Video Games In 2017

The Digital Australia study, an annual look at the way Australians are playing video games, was released today. It features all the statistics that you might expect from such a survey. Yep, pretty much everyone in Australia is playing video games. Yep, video games aren’t just for kids. Yep, people play video games to stay […]