All posts tagged "women workforce"

  • Working in a male-dominated industry? Here’s how to succeed

    Working in a male-dominated industry? Here’s how to succeed

    Unsurprisingly, women are largely underrepresented in STEM industries. According to Professionals Australia’s Women in STEM report, only 28% of the STEM-qualified Australian workforce is female. Looking specifically at engineering, women represent only 12% of the...

  • Should you ever work for free?

    Should you ever work for free?

    As General Manager of Muffin Break Natalie Brennan recently discovered thanks to social media, not everyone thinks it’s OK to ask people to work for free.  Brennan told news.com.au “There’s just nobody walking in my...

  • 4 Ways the gig economy can help women rejoin the workforce

    4 Ways the gig economy can help women rejoin the workforce

    The gig economy is transforming the way we order food, hail a cab, and, of course, the way we work. For many women, the gig economy provides a flexible source of income and much-needed path...

  • Unconscious bias stops new mums returning to work and how to change that

    Unconscious bias stops new mums returning to work and how to change that

    Women make up 47% of the Australian workforce yet hold only 16.5% of CEO roles. When compared to their male counterparts, the gender pay gap explodes with women in management taking home $75k less in...