- The right person for the right job - not quotas
While there are still global pushes to introduce quotas to ensure female representation at senior levels of business, Sehida Frawley outlines why she believes this is not the answer for Australia.
- Returning mums offered on-site childcare
A Melbourne company has proven just how far it is willing to go when it comes to retaining returning parents in their workforce – it built its own $5m on-site childcare centre.
- Women are better leaders in an economic downturn
WOMEN ARE more effective leaders in times of financial and economic uncertainty, according to new research which found that Australians have greater confidence in women during turbulent times.
- Women’s ‘glacial’ progress melts away
THE NUMBER of women on boards and in executive management positions has declined since2006.
- Goldman Sachs strengthens 10,000 Women initiative
GOLDMAN SACHS recently announced new partners for its “10,000 Women” scheme to provide business and management education to female entrepreneurs in less-developed countries.
- Flexibility retains female partners
THE PERCENTAGE of female partners employed in law firm Mallesons Stephen Jaques has risen from 17 to 22 per cent in five years and is growing due to a series of innovative retention strategies.