Changing careers while taking care of your family may seem like a balancing act at first. These simple steps will demonstrate that good changes are possible and that there is nothing wrong with starting over.
Women are just as dedicated, just as hard-working and just as skilled, yet they take home 16 cents less on the dollar. For women working with companies in the ASX200, the amount is nearly a third less.
Working in education or related fields can be very challenging, but well worth it. Educational jobs often offer flexible working hours, great salaries, and the reward of seeing children progress.
If you’ve decided that an online masters in counseling is what you want to pursue then there are some things you’ll want to be mindful of when applying.
Most of the highest paid jobs for women are in the healthcare industry. While some jobs in the sector, such as surgery, are still male dominated, in other jobs, women thrive. Here are some of the best healthcare jobs for women.
Senior businesswomen and representatives from leading organisations will be ringing the ASX opening bell this morning, kicking off a global event that will see stock exchanges around the world ringing the opening or closing bell for gender equality
The Board of Master Builders Australia has announced its appointment of Mrs Denita Wawn as the new Chief Executive Officer of Master Builders Australia effective 20 March 2017. Mrs Wawn will be Master Builders’ first female CEO in its 127 year history.
Opening in Melbourne on 7 March 2017 is the Women in the West Exhibition which tells the stories of ten women who have contributed to Australian society at both national and local levels in the recent past.
There are 3.7 billion women and girls in the world, but how many of the world’s top 50 companies are run by women? The answer is a big, fat Zero! WaterAid Australia Chief Executive Rosie Wheen joins WaterAid’s other female CEO’s offering advice for women and girls to reach their goals.
Australian entrepreneurs like Melissa Haupt, are supporters of a charity which helps millions of entrepreneurial women in developing countries to start a business, earn a regular income and free themselves and their families from poverty.
Australians prefer some type of face-to-face contact with teaching staff when upskilling or training for a new career. To meet this demand, further education and training providers are starting to offer a hybrid mode of study, meaning a mix of online study and on-campus attendance.
While there has been some progress made on the important issue of gender equality in the workplace, the current playing field is anything but equal. However, there have been some women who have been able to achieve success in male dominated fields.
Workplace accidents are an unfortunate reality in today’s world. It is important to know what type of support your employer can provide, and how your recovery will be managed. Be sure to take care of yourself at work, as that’s definitely the most important step.
A job should be part of a long-term career path of advancement as well as a passion that’s fulfilling and meaningful. What’s more, it’s a status symbol and an extension of our identity. But at the core of what truly matters in our job is our happiness.
The Workplace Gender Equality Agency (WGEA) has announced the list of 2016 Employers of Choice for Gender Equality, 106 organisations that recognise equal participation by women and men at all levels is good for workplace culture and performance.
In an effort to increase the representation of women in the STEM workforce, the Turnbull Government has announced $3.9 million in funding to rollout projects that will encourage girls and women to study and pursue careers in science, technology, engineering and maths.
The financial and technology sectors are among the largest and most influential industries these days. Despite this, women as a whole are vastly underrepresented compared to men.
Angela Ferguson, Managing Director of Futurespace, a cutting edge interior design and architectural agency, has some invaluable advice for other women who are working in a male dominated industry.
Most people assume because I’m a CFP professional, that I was pretty good at maths in school. However, at its core financial planning is less about maths, and more about guiding people to achieve their own financial goals and security through personalised strategies.
Congratulations to Moya Dodd who has been named the 2016 The Australian Financial Review and Westpac 100 Women of Influence Awards overall winner at a gala event in Sydney. We also congratulate the individual category winners of these awards.
$4,000 scholarships are now being awarded to support female leadership development in the 2017 Executive Ready Program. The scholarship initiative is administered by Women & Leadership Australia to support their new flagship development program for mid to senior level managers.
Communicating confidently and effectively in the workplace can be a challenging experience when all too often a woman’s voice is drowned out, overridden, or ignored. This can have serious consequences for women’s ability to contribute within the organisation.
With many years of experience as an Executive Recruitment Consultant under her belt, Endi Frydman launched OneJob TwoMinds, Australia’s first job share recruitment agency that specialises in helping women maintain career progression and work life balance.
Safety in the workplace is a joint responsibility. Prevention of injuries is the legal responsibility of employers but every worker can play a role. From looking after your own welfare to looking after others, here are four tips for avoiding workplace injuries.
There are also many styles and types of essays, and can be basic or complex in nature. However, as with most challenges in life, the headaches are greatly diminished if the task is broken down. This method can even be applied to the most basic of essays.
Today, Thursday 8 September 2016, is Equal Pay Day in Australia, marking the amount of time from the end of the previous financial year that women must work to earn the same pay as men.
This approach will assure that great recruiters will come to you, not the other way around. Additionally, format your CV a bit. Ensure it provides details about the issues you have faced and the exact path you have chosen to overcome them.
The latest research suggests that there is one area where women may reign supreme: forex trading. Although the female faction may not represent the largest group on the currency markets, it seems that we’re far more successful than the male gender.
The Femflix exhibition features the work of Australian filmmakers who led a new wave of feminism amid the transformation of screen cultures by the arrival of the internet and global use of personal computers.
Surveys conducted in the last couple of years have shown that the number of women enrolling at universities is on the rise. Since 1999 there has been an increase by 64% in the number of female graduates. However, the gender pay gap is still present.
Australian Employer, Roy Morgan Research, has been fined $52,000 after denying a working mother returning from maternity leave flexible working hours and making her position redundant.
We all know how a cluttered working environment can stress us out more than the actual workload, leading to feelings of anxiety. But, according to Clinical Psychologist, Dr Suzy Green, small organisational steps can help open up a world of clarity and productivity.
Many employees find the subject of salary difficult to broach with their manager, especially women. There is a hesitation among female employees to negotiate a salary increase in Australian workplaces due to a lack of confidence.
LinkedIn is one of the most utilized social media channels for job hunting and referrals. Boasting 433 million users, LinkedIn is rapidly growing and will grow more since it was purchased by tech giant Microsoft.
It is not a secret that English is the international language nowadays. Everyone is supposed to speak English as it is the language of education, business and trade and of course the Internet. What is the best way to learn this foreign language? To live in the English speaking environment. However, you can still learn […]
From a young age, most of us are encouraged to chase our dreams. However, this wasn’t the case for artist Megan Adams, who overcame many roadblocks to enter The Archibald Prize this year with her portrait of Wayne Bennett.
Award winning business owner and advocate for women in the construction industry, Tammy Stanton, has launched ‘Women in Power’, a not-for-profit association helping to advance the progress of women in construction.
What could be more stereo typically male than a game of poker? Fortunately this is well on the way to being a thing of the past with women players now winning some of the biggest prizes in the world of professional poker.
Click Frenzy Mayhem maybe over for another year, but you can still can pick up a bargain on clothing, shoes and accessories for the office from these fashion retailers in Australia and overseas.
While the recent boom and incredible projects worldwide on the horizon are cause for celebration, the construction industry has a long way to go towards promoting a fairer workspace for men and women.