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Why diversity is a smart business move…

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10 May, 2022, Posted by: Sharon Crain

Workplaces benefit from gender equality and the positive economic impact is undeniable. Diversity is a hot topic everywhere in the media nowadays, but actions speak louder than words. Apart from the issue of equity, it…

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It’s not me, it’s you!

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03 May, 2022, Posted by: Sharon Crain

The several lockdowns of the past years have significantly impacted how candidates look at the recruitment process. While there are more employers seeking new talent and there are more jobs on offer, candidates are now…

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In our own words: Breaking The Bias

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08 March, 2022, Posted by: Sharon Crain

On this International Women’s Day 2022, we reflect on the opportunities to act, to improve our post-pandemic workplaces, and remove bias for the benefit of everyone.  While it is known that women around the world…

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Thinking about pursuing a new career? There are some factors you need to consider

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02 December, 2021, Posted by: Jessica Wignall

The year is rapidly coming to an end and you might be starting to consider what you would like your career to look like in 2022. Whilst there is a multitude of jobs available in the current market, there are also some important factors you…

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Starting a new job from home

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15 October, 2021, Posted by: Jessica Wignall

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…

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

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17 September, 2021, Posted by: Jessica Wignall

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…

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Benefits of Contract Roles – A Client Perspective

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18 August, 2021, Posted by: Jessica Wignall

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…

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Benefits of Contract Roles – A Candidate Perspective

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02 August, 2021, Posted by: Jessica Wignall

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…

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Women in Senior Leadership – Still not enough

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23 June, 2021, Posted by: Jessica Wignall

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,…

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The economic bounce back – What does it mean for the job market?

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06 June, 2021, Posted by: Sharon Crain

The COVID-19 pandemic wreaked havoc on the Australian economy, with national unemployment rates reaching devastating heights in 2020 and women in particular feeling the brunt of job losses. As the nation entered the biggest recession…

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