Navigating the Digital Era

By Lisa Merlarkey

On this episode of Code Bytes, Stephen is joined by Lisa Melarkey, Head of Digital Performance at Aer Lingus.

Lisa shares her unconventional career journey, starting in a call centre and transitioning into digital performance. She introduces us to her influential mentors who challenged her to step out of her comfort zone and praised the significance of simplicity in the digital customer experience.

The pair look at retaining top talent, with Lisa highlighting the importance of flexibility, work-life balance, and clear career paths.

In offering guidance to aspiring technologists, Lisa encourages them to stay updated on the latest developments in their field, emphasising the importance of continuous learning. Additionally, she stressed the significance of self-belief, urging these individuals to trust in their abilities and remain confident as they navigate their career paths in the ever-evolving technological landscape.


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