2020, the year of the corona crisis, has shown, just how much of a disparity there still is as the unemployment rate amongst women has been significantly higher than that amongst their male colleagues. Why? Because it is still the women that take care of family and children.
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Early in October the “Digital Days” 2020 took place in Vienna, at the end of which the Hedy Lamarr Award of the City of Vienna was awarded.
This prize honours female researchers in Austria for their innovative achievements in IT. Since we at DreiKreis also strive to support women and make pioneers in the industry more visible, we have summarised keynote, eulogy and acceptance speech of winner, Laura Nenzi, TU Wien, for you.
We’re returning to our home offices to show responsibility and to do our bit to reduce the spread of Covid-19.
If we decide to work at the office we make sure to do so only upon consultation with each other and by strict measures of all safety regulations.
In this last part of our tutorial, Katharina van Zeller, DreiKreis co-founder and director, uncovers how to answer typical HR questions optimally and what to do if the conversation gets sticky. She shares a decade worth of expertise and experience in the field of IT-related recruitment consultancy.
Yesterday, DreiKreis joined Suw Charman-Anderson’s (Ada Lovelace Day founder), conversation with Lori Beer, Global Chief Information Officer for JP Morgan Chase & Co.
Well done! You have successfully passed the first hurdle on the path to your dream job: the first-round interview with your preferred employer. Now, you have been invited again. It is common for companies to ask a selection of candidates to come a second, sometimes even a third time to assess their skills or the fit more in-depth.
This Tuesday, in fact tomorrow, is the 11th Ada Lovelace Day. Every year people all over the world congregate to celebrate women in STEM (science, technology, engineering, and mathematics). At DreiKreis we find it equally important to limelight successful women, make inspiring role models more visible and encourage girls and young women to follow a degree and career in a STEM profession.
In part 1 and part 2 of our 5-part tutorial we’ve introduced you to the general ins and outs of job interviews and highlighted the importance of soft skills. Today, we look at the agile world. Working in an agile environment requires a certain mindset. Jobseekers are increasingly asked whether they are dynamic, and we find that many candidates struggle to answer. Are you unsure too? Read what Katharina van Zeller, DreiKreis co-founder and director has to say.
On September 29th DreiKreis participated at Software Day 2020 as sponsors. The fourth annual Software Day’s theme this year was „Autonomous Things, Drive & Disruption“ and offered exciting keynote speeches and new connections despite “physical distancing”.