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16

Oct

About Tech Girls – and why it matters…

It’s a well-known fact that women are significantly underrepresented in the IT industry so it’s fortunate that there are many programmes within the industry and educational sectors to promote STEM to young women. ... read full post

Posted by:  Rashne Nariman , Resourcing Manager |  16 October 2018

Career, Women in Tech


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22

Dec

Giving young New Zealand girls a start in STEM with Hello Café

For the last six Tuesdays I’ve spent the after school shift in the classroom! No, I am not back to school – I’ve been involved in the Hello Café initiative run by FutureInTech . ... read full post

Posted by:  Cheryl Adams , Practice Manager, Enterprise Solutions |  22 December 2017

Career, Women in Tech


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21

Feb

Great habits

I read a great article in the NZ Herald on Friday about a CEO I used to work with about ten years ago at Gen-I, Chris Quin. The article was more about his great success but in it he mentioned a few of the gems that I think have made him stand out.  ... read full post

Posted by:  John Bessey , Empired Group Executive GM Sales & Marketing |  21 February 2017

Career, communication


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08

Nov

How do we keep school-aged girls interested in careers in IT?

Last year I was privileged to be invited to Otago Polytech’s pre-graduation ceremony for their BIT programme and I love attending this kind of event. The sense of achievement shimmers in the air and the opportunities for the young (and some not quite so young) fill me with an enduring happiness. I should mention too that I get to hear great stories about some of the students that will be joining us – always a buzz. ... read full post

Posted by:  Cheryl Adams , Practice Manager, Enterprise Solutions |  08 November 2016

Career, Women in Tech


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10

Dec

What does your career have in store for 2016?

Reflections on 2015 from the Intergen recruitment team – and a look at what 2016 has in store. ... read full post

Posted by:  Intergen Recruitment ,  |  10 December 2015

Career, Graduates


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20

Oct

Full Throttle 2014 – Canterbury Software Summit

Earlier this month the Canterbury Software Cluster hosted its annual Software Summit, Full Throttle . The event had some very inspiring international and local presenters, including multimedia pioneer Alex St John, nanotechnologist Michelle Dickinson, Canterbury University Computer Scientist Tim Bell, security expert Andy Prow and many more. ... read full post

Posted by:  Seth Reid , Developer, Modern Applications |  20 October 2014

Career, Community, Enterprise Social, Canterbury Software Summit


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24

Sep

Getting the future generation into careers in IT

When it comes to encouraging new talent into ICT careers, we need to start younger and do more. ... read full post

Posted by:  Emma Barrett , Executive GM, Solutions & Services |  24 September 2014

Career


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17

Sep

Encouraging Young Women into Technology

Are we predisposing our daughters to ‘female’ career paths? ... read full post

Posted by:  Diane Hannay , Head of Marketing & Communications |  17 September 2014

Career, Women, Tech Ed


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22

Sep

Career strategy and the overweight nicotine addict*

(*aka personal branding and career growth, and having the courage to change) When we think of brands, we think of companies: Coca-Cola, Apple, McDonald’s and Microsoft are all brands that immediately spring to mind. But branding can also apply at a much lower level, too – to ourselves. As we develop our careers, and our personal and professional relationships, how we are perceived by everyone can help or hinder our progress, and the personal goals we may want to achieve. ... read full post

Posted by:  Tim Bell ,  |  22 September 2008

Career, Personal Branding


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24

Sep

Looking into the ICT crystal ball - and other thoughts on the industry

Recently Intergen was asked to help out Career Services with the ICT section of their website. Here are some of my thoughts on a few of the questions they pose – and hopefully they encourage some students to consider a career in IT. ... read full post

Posted by:  Paddy Payne , Director and Enterprise Architect |  24 September 2007

Career, ICT


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31

Jul

Women in IT

At Intergen we have 29 women out of a total of around 160 staff – which amounts to less than 20%, and, of those women, only seven of them are in purely technical/development roles. This is symptomatic of a nationwide pattern that isn’t just limited to Intergen. It’s not that women aren’t being given jobs, just that it’s hard to find – and employ – something that isn’t there. ... read full post

Posted by:  Jo Chapman ,  |  31 July 2007

Career, Women


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