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Kylie Thompson
Inclusion and Diversity Consultant
HPE
WHAT DO YOU DO?

I make sure we have a mix of employees in our company and ensure that we have a fair and inclusive culture to keep the mix!

WHAT SKILLS DO YOU USE MOST IN YOUR JOB?
  • HR
  • Legal
  • Recruitment
  • Compensation and benefits
WHAT'S THE MOST INTERESTING THING YOU'VE WORKED ON IN YOUR CAREER SO FAR?

We are currently looking at how to make our communications more inclusive and readable for all thinking about lots of different types of people including neurodiversity

WHAT'S YOUR EDUCATIONAL BACKGROUND?

Degree in Criminology. Post degree CIPD qualification in HR. 12 years experience

WHAT INSPIRED YOU TO GO INTO DIGITAL & TECH?

I wanted to make a difference and at HPE in particular we are at the forefront of innovation and can impact the world.

WHAT ADVICE WOULD YOU GIVE TO GIRLS THINKING ABOUT A CAREER IN DIGITAL AND TECH?

The tech industry sometimes has a bad reputation. There are a lot of people at HPE who have been with us a long time and build their careers with us - women included. There are also lots of different roles in a tech company - from techy to not so techy and every company is different. Don't let perceptions put you off, try it you might just find that you like it!


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