CME Women in Resources Awards 2010

Women working in Western Australia’s resources sector were recognised today at the inaugural Chamber of Minerals and Energy (CME) of Western Australia Women in Resources Awards breakfast in Perth. Sabina Shugg was named the 2010 Women in Resources Champion, for significant contributions to the i … [Read more...]

Fall Back in Love with Your Job

The word ‘love’ is not a word most of us associate with ‘work’, as work is about function, purpose and necessity, while love is a blissful emotion associated with immense happiness. But like the personal relationships we have in our lives, our relationship with our job can often present the same cha … [Read more...]

Five steps to a happier career in 2010

As those who struggled in 2009 emerge from the doom and gloom of the global financial crisis, the Christmas period proved to be the perfect solution to shake off the negativity of the past 12 months. Traditionally a time for relaxation and rejuvenation, the holiday season provided recession-weary … [Read more...]

Do Masculine Women Earn More Money?

Research out of Germany suggests that women who adopt a 'masculine approach' in the workplace earn up to $83,000 more in their working lives than 'nicer' female colleagues. The study, Does it Pay to be Nice, showed 'Alpha females' earned 4 per cent more than their 'passive' co-workers, while … [Read more...]

Working for the Freemasons

In June 2008, Susan Williams (pictured), was appointed Chief Executive Officer of the Masonic Youth Welfare Fund (MYWF), a charity run by the famous all-male fraternity, the Freemasons. Susan is the first female to hold this role and the first woman to write an editorial for their magazine. The … [Read more...]

Insights from a Leading Female CFO

  Gillian Larkins, Chief Financial Officer of Westpac Institutional Bank (pictured), features in the second instalment of the CFO Masters Series by specialist recruitment firm, Robert Half. In the video of her interview with Stuart Cameron, Gillian Larkins offers open and honest insights … [Read more...]

New Website for IT Recruitment

Fairfax Media in Australia and CBS Interactive have joined forces to develop – a dynamic new website dedicated to IT recruitment. Fairfax Media is the largest integrated metropolitan, rural and regional, print and online digital media company in Australasia, with publications and w … [Read more...]

Lifting the Lid on Australia's Top CFO's

Specialist recruitment firm Robert Half has launched the CFO Masters Series; an online video series that features personal and professional insights from some of Australia’s leading Chief Financial Officers. The CFO Masters Series, featuring CFOs from Colonial First State bank, CSIRO, Procter & … [Read more...]

Having a baby and the career you want too

With the announcement of paid parental leave coming into force in early 2011, Australia’s leading gender diversity expert, Maureen Frank, has released my mentor – parental leave a practical guide for employees on how to plan for, and transition back from, parental leave. Maureen has also shared wit … [Read more...]

Adjusting to a New Boss

The market is changing, many companies are reassessing headcount and as a result we’ve seen mass redundancies in recent months. With redundancy comes opportunity, many professionals will secure new work and will need to learn once again how to shine as the ‘new recruit’. James Nicholson, Managing Di … [Read more...]

Indigenous trainee applications open

Indigenous school students across Australia are being encouraged to apply for a position with ANZ’s Indigenous School Based Traineeship Program for 2010. The two year Program enables Indigenous students to undertake a paid traineeship in an ANZ branch and complete a Certificate II qualification at T … [Read more...]