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And one more makes five in a row!

And one more makes five in a row!

RedBalloon a Great Place to Work for the fifth year in a row! Who wants a job behind the big red door?

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The power of giving

The power of giving

For me, skydiving has always been number one on my bucket list. So when RedBalloon told me I was going to be jumping from a plane, I couldn’t wait to share the exciting news with my family and friends. I vividly remember feeling both happy and terrified at the same time.

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Becca showing off

Jetpack Joyride

Jetpacking is a really unique and exciting experience, especially as it’s only just become available in Australia. So as soon as it was loaded onto the RedBalloon site, everyone in the office was talking about it and adding to their wish lists. My name was drawn out of a hat as a reward for my monthly results and I was given the opportunity to test it out myself.

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A post about nothing

A post about nothing

Amazing isn’t it – if I’m in a conversation with others, ideas and topics just simply flow (some may refer to my conversation style as “verbal diarrhoea”). But when it comes to putting my thoughts down on paper, I encounter writer’s block. And I’m not even talking about the content – I’m having trouble thinking of a title for this post!

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Fire your engines!

High Octane Experience

On the weekend I was treated to octane fumes, snarling V8s, dusty crashes and some cool behind the scenes access at the V8 supercars.

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My new favourite thing at RedBalloon…

My new favourite thing at RedBalloon…

I have lots of favourite things to do at RedBalloon: creating the perfect RedBalloon event; listening to Bruno Mars on repeat on Spotify; group interviews; sharing giggles (make that endless giggles) with my colleagues; and the newest addition to this list is hanging our with our book club.

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A five star RedBalloon experience

A five star RedBalloon experience

Our Finance Director Linda reviews a rather perculiar experience – her employment!

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Get “Clojure” with Klaus

Get “Clojure” with Klaus

When we asked our Software Engineer Klaus to describe his typical work day, he said… “I wake up, eat raisin toast, check my emails, check our internal work blog, write code, write more code, eat lunch, write some more code, check Facebook, write more code and then go home.” If you eat code for breakfast [...]

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Six months of RedBalloon fun!

Six months of RedBalloon fun!

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 [...]

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Christmas Eve

A RedBalloon Christmas

…Kasey Fuller shares her story about how RedBalloon celebrates the most wonderful time of the year. Christmas time in the workplace is always a happy one for most companies and employees (most RedBalloon employees will tell you we are happy all the time, which is totally true) but Christmas time is extra special when you [...]

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