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Some 70% of the workforce at Flight Centre Travel group is female. That’s some serious girl power. The career path, support network and goals of every person is unique, so to celebrate International Women’s Day, we’ve asked a bunch of women from around the company to share a bit about their career journey so far, why they work where they do, and what advice they’ve found most powerful, be it for work, or life.
Strong leadership is one of our key objectives at Flight Centre Travel Group. As an organisation, we recognise the importance of offering genuine opportunities for people to grow and evolve – and that starts at the top.
As a leader, I always try to take note of everyone’s superpowers. We all come from different career backgrounds and it’s important that everyone can use their skills to contribute. It’s quite a balancing act working together towards a common goal with so many different personality types. What makes it easier is that we all share a common vision towards growth.
Ashleigh Conwell is a seasoned leader at Flight Centre, with over 10 years’ experience in marketing strategy and implementation. Here, Ashleigh shares her insights on overcoming obstacles for female leaders and driving gender equality in the workplace.
When you’re in it for the long haul, how do you keep motivated? A big part of keeping teams successful is keeping their energy and morale up – no easy feat. Bob Baddams, Team Leader at Flight Centre, shares what he’s learnt about creating and maintaining motivation.
As a Senior Team Leader at Flight Centre, Jay Dean lives and breathes excellent customer service. Here, Jay shares his advice on creating a workplace culture that makes customer service a number one priority.
After working in the industry for ten years as a designer spanning print, web and digital mediums, Talia Yat was ready to take on her next big challenge - User Experience (UX) Designer at Flight Centre. Here, Talia shares her insights on transitioning from graphic design into a UX role.
Despite significant progress towards gender parity, businesses still have a long way to go. In a world where most business leaders are male, stepping into higher positions remains a daunting experience for skilled women. GM of Finance for the Emerging Brands division of Flight Centre Travel Group, Kelli McCosker, provides advice for how women can overcome this hurdle and become strong industry leaders.
Conflict is a natural part of team growth and facilitates learning and change. The right amount of conflict, when resolved, can bring a team together. However, despite its many benefits, it still acts as a hindrance if it gets out of control. Team Leader from Flight Centre Travel Group’s employee financial planning division, Moneywise, Michelle McGuffog, reveals how she puts a positive spin on conflict in her team.