In this second Women In Tech discussion Zoe Sands, Social and Community Marketing at Veritas interviews Claire Scull, Sales Enablement Lead for the United Kingdom, Ireland and the Nordics. In the interview, they discuss International Women’s Day and the campaign #BalanceForBetter. Claire says that the new IWD slogan means better equality in the workplace for both women and men to take the equivalent maternity and paternity leave. She is also keen to encourage more people for all walks of life to join the IT industry, as there are plenty of opportunities in IT. She highlights that people don’t necessarily have to have a tech role to work in the industry, it’s a fast paced environment with room to grow and develop your skills. Claire also shares how having a mentor has taught her to think about her professional development and where she wants to progress her career. The final part of the discussion focuses on #LifeAtVeritas, Claire states that what she enjoys most about Veritas is it is all about the people. And for her the benefits of working at Veritas are; it is rewarding and the flexible working environment, as it is a great enabler to attract more people into the IT industry. Her final advice for those trying to break into the IT industry is; have a plan, know the direction you want to go in and ask for help. Listen to the podcast and hear about Claire’s views and experience of working in the IT industry.
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