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Building your resilience muscle

Annette Smith

Last week we brought our GroWiT (Growing Women in Technology) community together for another virtual event. The current change in working environment is completely new for most people and certainly challenging our resilience in the most unexpected way. Resilience is a muscle you need to build, particularly in today's environment. But it's not something you either have or don't have. It's something you can train and develop over time.

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GroWiT Event: Balance for Better Business Outcomes @ Ericsson

Annette Smith

On the eve of International Women's Day we hosted our latest GroWiT (Growing Women in Technology) event entitled 'Balance for Better Business Outcomes' in partnership with Ericsson. The focus of the evening was to drive collective thinking around whether we create better business outcomes from having more gender diverse teams. If you missed the event you can watch the highlights right here or, if you prefer, read a brief summary of the event below.

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Are job descriptions one for all, or all for one (gender)?

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Stacey Roper

Diversity is (quite rightly) an incredibly hot topic in the talent markets that we operate in. Whether it’s security, software engineering, data or technology sales the question hiring managers are asking is the same: how can we attract a more diverse workforce? In a recent interview we conducted with Jane Frankland (CISO Adviser, Author & Champion for Women in Security) she stated “diversity makes for a strategic and competitive advantage. It’s not just about recruiting diversity for diversity’s sake.” Studies show that diverse teams are safer and higher performing due to a more balanced perspective on risk and reward.

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