Australian Gender Equality Council launches

Australia’s first independent, national body dedicated to driving gender equality launches today. The Australian Gender Equality Council (AGEC) has a member network representing over 500,000 women and girls, all of whom seek the same rights and opportunities when it comes to pay, superannuation and treatment in the workplace and society. AGEC has the following four … Continue reading Australian Gender Equality Council launches

Aged Care: A Career Life Transitions Perspective

This article is authored by Peter James and is originally published by Career Life Transitions, part of the Career Money Life Supplier Community.  Between 1946 and 1965, 5.5 million people were born in Australia, this is the Baby Boomer demography. That means that this year the first of that group are 72 years old and … Continue reading Aged Care: A Career Life Transitions Perspective

All career advice for women is a form of gaslighting

This article is authored by Ephrat Livni and is originally published by Quartz at Work. If you’re a working woman, you’ve likely been inundated with advice about how to ensure that gender double standards don’t impede your brilliant career. Assert yourself boldly at meetings in an appropriately low tone of voice, yet purr pleasingly when negotiating salary. Be smart but never … Continue reading All career advice for women is a form of gaslighting

How to earn big without going to university

This article is authored by Linda Moon and is originally published in The Sydney Morning Herald. Growing up on a farm in Kingaroy, Queensland, Samantha Watt, now 31, wasn’t handed life on a silver platter. After school, she chose to go straight into the workforce. Gaining an entry-level admin role, Watt temped in those roles for … Continue reading How to earn big without going to university

Hi, sobriety: Our changing relationship with alcohol

This article is originally published by The Age. “Grey-area drinkers” aren’t falling-over drunks, but nor is their relationship with booze healthy. In recent times, many have been giving up or cutting back – being sober is the new black. Kristen Allan vividly remembers the moment she decided to quit drinking for good. It was April … Continue reading Hi, sobriety: Our changing relationship with alcohol