Tags Discrimination

Tag: discrimination

Let’s talk: Gender equality

What is the importance of having influential women in business? This is the question that we put out to Australian business leaders for our Let's...

How to achieve an internal cultural shift as a woman leading a male-dominated business

Gender equality seems to be the topic on everyone’s lips – yet despite an increase in awareness and such extensive media coverage, it’s something...

One in two IT workers looking to jump ship

A lack of training and career development is fuelling employee dissatisfaction amongst Australia’s IT workers, with 49% actively looking for new work and a...

Companies that offer to freeze their employees’ eggs risk opening ‘Pandora’s Box’, says lawyer

In the United States, it is becoming vogue for companies to pay for female employees to freeze their eggs, with the likes of Apple,...

Battle of the Ages: Ageism in the Workforce

Workplaces today are acutely aware of important issues surrounding the gender pay gap, but what about the battle of the ages? Young vs. old, tech-know-how...

Uber flashes headlights on employment laws

Well known ride-sharing app, Uber, has been headlining publications globally as its company policies, CEO and business model are being called into question. Uber’s...

What your SMB needs to know about social media compliance in the workplace in 2017

Over 15.8 million Australians are on social media, and 57% of them are active on social media at least once a day. Whether or...

Why employers should consider hiring mature workers

$10 billion a year: the amount Age Discrimination Commissioner Susan Ryan says age discrimination is costing the economy every year.

Having a family is still holding women back at work

A new national survey has found that discrimination against mothers in the workplace is “pervasive” and that women returning to the workforce after taking leave are most at risk.

Young Australians worried about job opportunities

Forget the stereotypes you’ve heard about lazy millennials who don’t want to work - young Australians are becoming increasingly concerned about their ability to find a job and achieve their career goals after high school.

featured

Why is Australia seeing fewer female CEOs?

Fewer women are running the country’s top 200 ASX-listed companies in 2020 compared to the last four years, according to the Chief...

Coronanomics – What we’ve learnt about the economics of COVID-19

If trade bought prosperity to all corners of the world, then COVID-19 is showing the dark side of an interdependent world.

Should you incorporate an AI strategy into your business?

With both government and companies eagerly adopting artificial intelligence (AI) strategies, we explore how AI could also streamline and scale your business....

‘A 10,000 per cent increase in page views in 2 weeks’: how to scale up in a crisis

As a telehealth provider, Coviu experienced a sudden surge in customer demand during the pandemic. Their website saw a 10,000 per cent...

Unemployment rate drops, defying forecasts

Official ABS figures released today show that the unemployment rate has fallen to 6.8 per cent in August, down from 7.5 per...

Qantas disrupts financial services industry with SME business loans

Qantas will start referring business frequent flyers to lending platform Valiant Finance. This partnership helps Qantas members access working capital, asset finance...

Employees willing to salary sacrifice for flexible working: Research

Research from payroll and HR software solutions provider, Ascender, shows that more than one in three (37 per cent) of Australians are...

Let’s Talk: The Right Reasons

A strong story behind a business's inception can have a powerful effect on customers. Customers may identify with a founder's back story...