Starting a new job from home

The COVID-19 pandemic continues to transform the environment of work. Although employees across Australia are slowly returning to the office as the vaccine roll-out continues to increase in pace, it remains common for employees to…

How can employers support the mental health of women in the workplace?

The impact of COVID-19 on the mental health and wellbeing of employees has been profound. In particular, women continue to experience disproportionate disadvantage throughout the pandemic due to the increased amount of pressure they often experience whilst working from home.  Here are two ways in which employers can support the…

Benefits of Contract Roles – A Client Perspective

Approximately 25% of the workforce has been employed in contract roles since 1996, following an upward trend that began in the early 1980s. Depending on an organisation’s business model and transformation plans, the use of contractors can vary throughout the year. Although permanent employment within organisations remains indispensable, there…

Benefits of Contract Roles – A Candidate Perspective

Following the challenges of a job economy that was abruptly impacted by COVID-19 and the sudden reality of a workforce that is predominantly remote, the hiring budgets of previous years have disappeared, and contract roles are in high demand across many industries in Australia.  For candidates that are seeking long-term job security, contract…

Women in Senior Leadership – Still not enough

Whilst significant advances in gender equality continue to be made across Australia, senior leadership remains an area in which women regrettably continue to be in the minority.   According to data obtained in 2019-2020 by the Workplace Gender Equality Agency,…

Curated Content – Anne Lamott, TED Talk

Curated Content An inspiring reflection from Anne Lamott on ‘everything I know for sure’. Good for anyone in transition or reflecting on life past and future.

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