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Defence Bank Brand 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

Connectpreneurs Member Spotlight – Sarah Jewell talks to us about her business – Dream. Create. Achieve

Sarah, a well travelled mother, wife, and business owner who is passionate about creating the best life possible for her family chat’s to us about her…  more

Interested in becoming a Virtual Assistant? These courses could give you the skills you need…

It’s the latest and greatest crazy for good reason…so many mums we know are becoming Virtual Assistants! What is a Virtual Assistant? It’s basically…  more

Ready for a change? Here’s why you should consider a career in health services

Introduction   Jobs in the health sector are growing exponentially, so if you’ve ever considered a career in health, it’s time to get qualified. …  more

AustralianSuper: Supporting working parents with exceptional parental leave policies

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

Mum Sarah, chats to Working Mothers Connect about her life in the Defence community.

People are at the heart of everything Defence Bank does. With more than 90,000 members, they’re one of Australia’s largest member-owned banks – but…  more

Allergy Friendly School Lunchbox Ideas – Brought To You By My Home GP

Having a child with food allergies or intolerances makes it essential to read every label and scrutinise every single ingredient that your child comes into contact with. It can be exhausting,…  more

ICC Sydney Cares About The People & Families That Power Their Business

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

Monika’s Story: Why I’m Upskilling With Skills Training Australia

Monika Wostszak is a mum that’s currently studying and upskilling with Skills Training – she shares some advice on making the leap to study,…  more

Working Dad Interview Series: Alistair Barker, AustralianSuper

We chat with Alistair Barker, Head of Portfolio Construction within the Investment Department at AustralianSuper, about managing the work/life balance and why ‘working dad…  more

Top 10 Career Tips from WaterAid’s 5 Female CEOs Around The World

In a stark contrast to gender inequality trends in leadership roles, international development charity WaterAid currently has five female Chief Executives around the world….  more

All Aboard: How A Career In Transport Can Take You Places

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

Irene Falcone: Bucking The Trend With Women Friendly Workplace

International Women’s Day (8th March) is a day to celebrate the social, economic, cultural and political achievements of women. As gender disparity remains persistent…  more

Work With A Passionate & Innovative Team 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

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