Behind the Red Door
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On the weekend I was treated to octane fumes, snarling V8s, dusty crashes and some cool behind the scenes access at the V8 supercars.
Happiness… Where do I even begin to start with such a diverse word? It means many different things to many different people. Is it your wedding day? Is it that fleeting moment when you realise you’ve successfully won a bid on EBay? Is it sightseeing some of the remote corners of the Earth? Is it watching cat videos on YouTube until the wee hours of the morning?
The truth is there is no right or wrong answer.
Having grown up on the Northern Beaches I’ve spent plenty of time over the years enjoying Manly’s beaches, cafés and restaurants. In saying, I couldn’t remember the last time I made my way up to North Head to check out the view or to Collins beach for a swim.
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.
Our Finance Director Linda reviews a rather perculiar experience – her employment!
It’s part of the RedBalloon Employee Experience that every “RedBallooner” has their birthday away from the office. It was pure dumb luck that I also happened to have an extra Happy Holiday up my sleeve to spend during summer. So I built myself a fabulous four day weekend!
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 [...]
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 [...]
…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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