Diversity

  • Women and work should be a priority policy area by

    Women in the workforce should be a priority policy debate leading up to the federal election, according to Susan Heron, CEO of the Australian Institute of Management, Victoria and Tasmania

  • Fewer women for top jobs by

    Despite the skills shortage the glass ceiling remains firmly in place with fewer women shortlisted for senior positions, according to Michael Markiewicz of Carmichael Fisher

  • Construct: assemble, create, organise, raise, produce – Roget’s Thesaurus by

    What do women do best? They assemble, create, organise, raise and ultimately they produce. It is therefore a natural transition that women should apply these strengths to the construction industry

  • how to … get the message across by

    In my last job I received an email from a supervisor that ended with “Don’t worry about it!”, which of course left me worrying about that statement. Was it a literal request? Sarcastic? Suggestive? Rhetorical? And what did the exclamation mark mean?

  • The journey to the top by

    After 10 years in my last position, I recently embarked on a new role. And what an experience! Now to put this into perspective, I’ve worked in 10 countries and had my fair experience of working in culturally diverse environments and challenging scenarios. So, a new job in a similar industry and in the same city should be a breeze – right? Wrong!

  • Diversity in discrimination by

    WOMEN ARE not the only ones to face barriers when it comes to career advancement, according to a survey of more than 200 employees from diverse backgrounds in the UK and USA

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