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What to do about Australia’s gender pay gap?

The gender pay gap is a complex, multi-layered problem with many contributing factors and it certainly isn’t unique to this country. One thing that is particularly striking in Australia, however, is the fact that extremely high levels of education have seemingly not helped to close the gap. Remarkably, Australia ranks equal first globally for women’s education, but … Read More

Should video interviews be a thing of the past?

Video or phone interviews for remote applicants have been utilised by employers for decades. However, COVID-19 lockdowns essentially enforced these mediums across the board. We all became accustomed to conducting business remotely. Many of us have adjusted and prefer the convenience of not having to continually commute to our place of work or a prospective … Read More

What Centrelink’s new program ‘Workforce Australia’ means for jobseekers

From July 4th, the Australian federal government will be transitioning nearly 800,000 Australians out of Jobactive – their main employment services program – to a new program called Workforce Australia. These changes have been in the works for a while. They were developed following a 2019 Senate committee which deemed Jobactive “punitive and not fit … Read More

Define your culture and you’ll attract like-minded people to your company

The culture of your workplace has a significant impact on people’s wellbeing and job satisfaction. Workplace culture represents the collective values and attitudes of the people who work there and is predominantly defined by the management and leadership of the company.  We spend so much of our lives working that the importance of a good … Read More

4 resume tips that will set you apart

1. Length doesn’t matter as much as you think Too many people have misguided preconceived notions about how long their resume should be. We’ve seen candidates with twenty years of experience with one page resumes because they believe employers will lose interest, but then unfortunately their short resume omits too much information. On the other … Read More