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How To Choose A New Car & How To Finance It

When it comes to buying a new car, people often consider price or performance, but there’s so much more involved in choosing the perfect…  more

Defence Bank Branch Manager Profile: Nicole Weeks

We chat with Nicole Weeks, Branch Manager & Home Loan Consultant at Willows in Townsville, QLD Defence Bank, about what it’s like working for…  more

5 Things Australian Mums Are Looking For In An Employer

While there is much focus on the qualities and skills that employers look for in employees, not much is said concerning the things job…  more

WMC Employer of Choice: Benetas

There are 3.6 million Australians aged over 65 and today’s aged care services workforce of 350,000 needs to triple by 2050 to serve the…  more

3 Company Benefits Australian Mums Look For From An Employer

While there is much focus on the qualities and skills that employers look for in employees, not much is said about the other way…  more

Common Myths Surrounding The Sports Industry

We’re seeing the rise of women not only participating in sports across Australia, but also working within them – score! Unfortunately, too many myths…  more

Connectpreneur: Rebecca Thompson, Nucerity

We chat with Connectpreneurs Plus member, Rebecca Thompson, who sells Nucerity products while raising her girls. Tell us about your business. Nucerity is a skin technology company…  more

It’s Showtime: Why ICC Sydney Is A Truly Extraordinary Place To Work

Working Mothers Connect has partnered with a number of organisations that have both stated, and proved, that they support the careers of working mums….  more

What’s It’s Like To Be A Mum That’s Returned To Study? Ask Kate…

What course are you studying? Diploma of Nursing. How did you find out about Skills Training Australia? Through an online search. And what made…  more

Defence Bank Branch Manager Profile: Fiona Coffey

We chat with Fiona Coffey, Branch Manager at Singleton Defence Bank, about what it’s like working for the community-orientated bank, and what they offer that…  more

Take The Groan Out Of Applying For A Home Loan

If you’ve been dreaming of owning your own home for a while now, but have not quite been able to get yourself approved, the…  more

Working Mum Interview Series: Steph Giurco, AustralianSuper

We chat with Steph Giurco, Manager – Investment Legal Team at AustralianSuper, about managing work with raising her daughter. You’re a Manager in the Investment Legal…  more

Australia’s Biggest One Day Bike Ride: Around The Bay

Last month, we partnered with not-for-profit organisation, Bicycle Network, to support their core belief that physical activity is vital for a happy and healthy…  more

Defence Bank Branch Manager Profile: Toni Matthews

We chat with Toni Matthews, Branch Manager at Kapooka Defence Bank, about what it’s like working for the community-orientated bank, and what they offer…  more

Need A Tutor: For Busy Mums That Need A Hand

Thanks to Bronwyn Covill, one of our Connectpreneurs Plus members, for sharing this guest blog! If you’re a busy mum and your child needs a…  more

10 Reasons To Start A Career in Community Services

There’s no doubt that community service is a growth career. Growth for jobs, growth for clients, and personal growth for those who work in the…  more

7 Reasons To Do A Certificate III in Makeup

Fancy a career where you get to play with makeup all day? Whether you want to work for a beauty company as a makeup…  more

AustralianSuper’s CEO Ian Silk Is A Male Champion of Change

Eighteen months after their formation, the Victorian-based Male Champions of Change group released its Progress Report 2016, which covers the barriers to gender equality…  more

Working Mum Interview Series: Leasa Beasley, GM Corporate Affairs at Broadspectrum

We chat with Leasa Beasley, GM Corporate Affairs at Broadspectrum, about managing the work/life balance, and how Broadspectrum has supported her transition and growth in…  more

Connectpreneur: Bianca McAuliffe, Founder of BLM Business Solutions

We chat with Connectpreneurs Plus member, Bianca McAuliffe, Founder of BLM Business Solutions. What inspired you to start your business, BLM Business Solutions? The flexibility to…  more

What’s It Like To Be A Mum and Study Nursing? Ask Lisa…

What course are you studying? Diploma of Nursing. Why did you choose this course? Because I have always wanted to be a nurse and…  more

ICC Sydney’s Diversity & Inclusion Strategy At Work

Working Mothers Connect has partnered with a number of organisations that have both stated, and proved, that they support the careers of working mums….  more

Working Mum Interview Series: Erica Blythe, Director of Finance at ICC Sydney

We chat with Erica Blythe, Director of Finance at ICC Sydney, about the initiatives ICC Sydney has put in place for working parents, as…  more

5 Reasons Jiu Jitsu & MMA Classes Are Great For Women & Kids

There’s a perception out there that Jiu Jitsu & MMA are just for men; it’s rough, it’s tough and it’s definitely not for women,…  more

ICC Sydney: Offering Workplace Support For Breastfeeding Mums

Working Mothers Connect has partnered with a number of organisations that have both stated, and proved, that they support the careers of working mums….  more

Connectpreneur: Debbie Lee, Co-Founder of Empowered To Speak

We chat with Connectpreneurs Plus member, Debbie Lee, from Empowered To Speak. Tell us about your business, Empowered To Speak. Empowered to Speak is passionate about…  more

The Top 5 Best Bike Rides in Melbourne

From easy laps around the city to challenging coastal treks, we’ve rounded up the best five bike rides in Melbourne. Hop on your bike…  more

Connectpreneur: Bronwyn Covill, Founder of Need A Tutor

We chat with Connectpreneurs Plus member, Bronwyn Covill. What’s your business called, and what services do you offer? Need a Tutor: www.needatutor.com.au Need a Tutor…  more

5 Ways To Decide If A Career In Early Childhood Is For You

Early childhood education focuses on promoting learning and development among young people, most commonly from birth up until the age of six. If you’re…  more

Broadspectrum: Diversity Is Ingrained In Everything They Do

Working Mothers Connect has partnered with a number of organisations that have both stated, and proved, that they support the careers of working mums….  more

Get On Your Bike: WMC Partners With Bicycle Network

As mums, we know how important it is to be active and healthy – not just to set a good example to our kids,…  more

Claire Heeps, Senior Analyst at AustralianSuper

We chat with Claire Heeps, Senior Analyst – Investment Governance at AustralianSuper, about her flexible working role, and why that flexibility is so important for her….  more

Common Questions First Home Buyers Ask…

Buying your first property can be a whole new world of strange lingo, stress and confusion. But it doesn’t have to be! To help…  more

What Does Diversity Really Look Like at AustralianSuper?

Working Mothers Connect has partnered with a number of organisations that have both stated, and proved, that they support the careers of working mums….  more

How Can You Get A Job at ICC Sydney?

Working Mothers Connect has partnered with a number of organisations that have both stated, and proved, that they support the careers of working mums….  more

Ever Considered A Career In Oil & Gas?

Working Mothers Connect has partnered with a number of organisations that have both stated, and proved, that they support the careers of working mums….  more

Does Your Bank Care About You, And The Community?

For many of us working mums, banking is something we do because we have to, not because we necessarily want to. It’s another job…  more

ICC Sydney’s Bold Vision For Working Parents…

We chat with ICC Sydney’s HR Manager, Matt, about the initiatives ICC Sydney has put in place for working parents and how they’re trailblazing…  more

Check out this amazing video on diversity from Scentre Group

Working Mothers Connect has partnered with a number of organisations that have both stated, and proved, that they support the careers of working mums. …  more

Considering a Certificate IV in Leisure and Health? We spoke to a few mums about their experience…

Lately, we’ve seen A LOT of interest in one course in particular – the Certificate IV in Leisure and Health! We decided to ask…  more

Why all the hype with the Certificate IV in Leisure and Health?

Lately, we’ve seen A LOT of interest in one course in particular – the Certificate IV in Leisure and Health! We decided to investigate…  more

4 safe home remedies for your child’s cold – brought to you by My Home GP

Winter will soon be upon us – and so will the dreaded cold and flu season! Instead of taking a trip to the pharmacy…  more

How to save for your next family holiday!

Planning for your next holiday? Struggling to stay true to your goal and save? We spoke to Defence Bank and find out how you…  more

AustralianSuper is a WGEA Employer of Choice for Women. What does that mean?

Working Mothers Connect has partnered with a number of organisations that have both stated, and proved, that they support the careers of working mums….  more

Connectpreneurs Member Spotlight – Mariska Nagy & Arbonne

Hello to all my fellow Connectpreneurs. My name is Mariska Nagy and I am so thrilled to be able to share with you a…  more

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