The nightmare that’s been waiting to hit Australian women

This article is authored by Jenna Price and is originally published by The Age. It isn’t very often that I start crying midway through an interview. I’ve interviewed Marian Baird, professor of gender and employment relations at the University of Sydney, so many times over the years. But those first interviews were always about how … Continue reading The nightmare that’s been waiting to hit Australian women

3 Ways to Cope with a Toxic Office Culture

Every job comes with its own challenges and occasional stressful situations, but if you find yourself getting a case of the Monday blues every single day of the week, then you may be dealing with a toxic workplace. While there are accepted cultural differences with office dynamics such as pace, punctuality, and appropriate language, some … Continue reading 3 Ways to Cope with a Toxic Office Culture

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