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equality, women, bias

Celebrating #breakthebias: here’s one woman’s story

"I believe that a compassionate and feminine approach to business makes it possible for more women to stay in their care...
equality, outlook, success

Rethinking success for women in small business

Many studies indicate that women thrive in community settings, so reach out and connect to other supportive networks tha...

Aussie businesses urged to pledge one hour of pay to combat ‘she-cession’

Empower Hour has a small ask with huge potential to change the lives of women by helping them to achieve economic indepe...
gender, hipster, millennials, diversity, workforce

COVID a factor in the drive towards gender diversity

The research shows that 75 per cent of Aussie businesses expect the impact of COVID-19 will continue to benefit women’...
STEM

Government investing in STEM women leaders program

ATSE's Elevate program aims to address gender inequities in STEM through fostering more women-led industry-academia coll...
diversity, people with disabilities,, inclusive

How inclusive recruitment benefits small business

Hiring a person living with disability is not an issue to overcome, but rather an opportunity for a small business to bu...
age, JobKeeper, hiring, skill shortages

Small businesses urged to accept job applicants regardless of age

The ASBFEO says that small and family businesses should consider the many benefits and experience that a mature worker c...
diversity, people with disabilities,, inclusive

Employing workers with disabilities is easy and cost-effective with government aid

Not all disabilities require much extra consideration from employers, quite often it’s simply a matter of providing a sa...
inclusive

Workplace adjustments to benefit persons with a disability to gain employment

Workplace adjustments are administrative, environmental or procedural changes made to enable people with disability to a...

Record numbers of women joining the construction boom

"The more women and girls see other women succeeding in construction, the more this will become a real consideration for...