Your purse power can move gender equality into hyperdrive

When the global consumer economy is valued at $35 trillion, women’s spending accounts for $28 trillion. This Purse Power is bigger than the emerging economies of China and India put together, twice over. By purchasing from brands with female leaders, you can use your own Purse Power to enhance gender equality. $28 trillion is a … Continue reading Your purse power can move gender equality into hyperdrive

Changes to paid parental leave offer more flexibility to self-employed parents

This article is originally published by smartcompany. The Morrison government will increase the flexibility available to families underpaid parental leave entitlements under a new policy announced yesterday. Minister for Women Kelly O’ Dwyer said the federal government will change the paid parental leave scheme to allow parents to access payments in pieces, rather than in … Continue reading Changes to paid parental leave offer more flexibility to self-employed parents

These professions have the happiest employees

This article is originally published by the HRD. Only one in five Australian workers (19%) are happy with their career, according to a new study that looks into employee wellbeing. The Wellbeing Lab Workplace Survey examined 1,000 workers and how they are faring in their profession, and found happiness varied widely depending on people’s career … Continue reading These professions have the happiest employees

Most Australians will retire with enough savings except older women renting, says Grattan Institute

This article is authored by Nassim Khadem and is originally published by ABC. If you are a woman in retirement who is renting in Sydney or Melbourne, you likely won't have enough savings to live comfortably, according to a new report by the Grattan Institute. But everyone else will do just fine. The report, Money In … Continue reading Most Australians will retire with enough savings except older women renting, says Grattan Institute

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