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In the IT world, developers are considered “organisms who turn coffee into code”, but for some reason I’m the exception. I’ve always been curious about coffee though, so I asked my fellow team mates why they love it and how they can tell a good cup from an bad one. Different members of the team gave me different answers, so I decided to take my curiosity to a three hours barista course.
Our Project Manager Pete recently dined out with an eight course degustation delight. I’m a self-confessed foodie. I don’t mean that I’m a contender for Masterchef or a sophisticated epicure… I just LOVE food! So when I purchased my friend Alex the 8 Course Degustation Dinner – For 2 for her birthday it wasn’t an [...]
Our Employee Experience Assistant Cat is celebrating her one year anniversary next month – not with her boyfriend, but with Sydney. Giving up a job on a super yacht that travels around the world to exotic places was not easy, but almost one year ago that’s exactly what I did. After celebrating my 30th birthday [...]
The guys love what they do (I mean, who wouldn’t with Sydney Harbour as an office!) and have a great sense of humour, which made the day that much more enjoyable. They make you feel at ease – we felt like we were sailing with a bunch of mates. We got to soak up all the iconic sites Sydney offers from the Harbour, a view we should all enjoy more often.
I’ve pledged a commitment online to improve my mental and physical health by trying new experiences. Research shows certain lifestyle and health factors are good for the brain, body and heart and can help reduce the risk of developing Alzheimer’s.
This is a snapshot of Kylie Croot’s time with the RedBalloon for Corporate team… Over the past six months, I have: Dressed up as an elf with my wonderful colleague Emma. We handed out Xmas flyers in Martin Place, which has been one of the highlights of my job so far (not because I love dressing up [...]
At RedBalloon we’re all about being authentic. We’ve used pictures of our people in brochures, in reviews and in newsletters. But never have we blown them to over three metres tall and told them they look like the back of a bus!