When the universe has your back

Mia de Búrca, Senior Software Engineer at 99designs, shares her fascinating career journey and the importance of giving back as well as the juggle of balancing a new job with being a new mum.
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An ocean of opportunity

Donelle Butler's career story almost sounds like something you would see on TV. Today, she’s a Senior Technical Writer, managing a team of specialised writers for Naval Ship Management (NSM).
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Careers, kids and confidence

When Jacey Wheelwright interviewed with QSuper she made the point that family comes first, they responded they'd be worried if that wasn’t her priority. She now enjoys a great work life balance working as the Senior Manager for Capital Market Operations.
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Crafting code for social impact

From smartwatches, to factory robots, to climate control in your home, everything has software behind it. We caught up with Valerie Barber-Axthelm, Senior Embedded Software Engineer and Product Development Consultant at Exa Product Development.
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Manufacturing a flexible career

Jessica Parletta's role at CSL gives her the flexibility to spend time with her daughter, progress her technical career and manage a team of people. Turns out mums really can do it all!
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Sport and sales go hand in hand

Splunk pride themselves on both their company culture and the opportunities their employees receive. As an elite athlete, Caelah Stanley says both her career and her sport have been fully supported by Splunk.
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Flexing on flex

Megna Murali is a foodie, and the first thing she plans when she travels is where to eat! So, it’s no surprise she’s building her career around food, as the Marketing Data Analytics & Insights Manager for Woolworths.
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From beauty to brawn

Joanne Thomas used to own a beauty salon, where her favourite clients were the people she really got to speak with and get to know. Ready for a change, she decided to go big or go home and joined Sandvik as a Rock Tools Technician.
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How to be a diversity champion

Mike Carter is a true champion for diversity in Aurizon — the HR team described him as ‘relentless in his pursuit’ of equality. We spoke to Mike about why gender equality matters and how to be an ally who makes a difference.
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Engineering an international career in construction

Frances Badelow started her career with Mott MacDonald in 1990 as a graduate in the UK. Now, 30 years later, she’s the General Manager of Australia, and she’s had a lifetime of adventures in between!
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Big careers and motherhood

You might not expect the Chief Risk Officer of QSuper to be a risk-taker herself, but Anne Finney’s motto is to always take a chance – you never know what might come from it!
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New mum in lockdown: Life lessons and silver linings

No matter who you are, all professionals will benefit from the learnings of a parent in a pandemic — especially a new mum in lockdown.
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NAB Careers: How to live life in the moment

Nuby Rangel moved to Australia with only basic English. Now ten years later, she’s thriving in her role in data analytics at NAB. Nuby shared lessons from her career and her health challenges with us.
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Working for Woolworths: A career with great shelf life

Pascale Al-Khoury is the Product Manager for Range & Space at Woolworths. Pascale explained the science behind the product mapping with us — but perhaps what’s even more fascinating to us is her career journey at Woolworths.
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