The Time is Right for Women

This year the oldest of the baby boomers turn 65 and this hard working generation begins its long descent into retirement. Leading KPMG demographer, Bernard Salt, predicts that the impacts of this Baby Bust will be far reaching. The available pool of talent that business can draw from will start … [Read more...]

Women are Losing the Board Game

In the early 1990s the case for improving gender diversity on boards was waved away with the argument that more women moving through the ‘the pipeline’ would result in them achieving board positions. The pipeline was the mythical term given to career progression for women. It was assumed that gre … [Read more...]

The How-To Career Guide: The Interview

You got your job application right, and you now have an interview scheduled… but it isn’t time to celebrate just yet. There could be several others shortlisted for the job, and you still have to convince them that you’re the right person. Not everyone is naturally good at interviews. It’s a nerve-r … [Read more...]

The How-To Career Guide: Applications

So you’ve found the job you really want, but how do you make it yours? I’ve always found the application process the hardest part. How do you make yourself stand out from all the other resumes the recruiter is receiving? There are a few ways to do this. Your resume Firstly, make sure your resume … [Read more...]

Women as Leaders: Tanya Plibersek, MP

Continuing our series on 'Women as Leaders' in the lead up to the Women, Management and Work Conference scheduled for later this month, we hear from the federal Minister for Housing and the Status of Women, the Hon. Tanya Plibersek, MP. With two young children and another due in October, Tanya … [Read more...]