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Working Mothers Connect – Connecting Australian & NZ Mothers with family friendly employers. About us Working Mothers Connect is a digital platform connecting Australian and New Zealand mothers with flexible opportunities and partnering them with family friendly employers. The concept was inspired by the many challenges faced by women returning to work after having children.  As of July 2018 JustMums Recruitment...
Over the past decade, the media and the government has done a great job of emphasizing the importance of super, especially for women. As you’d no doubt be aware, women typically retire with far less super than men, so much so that women of retirement age are the fastest growing cohort of people to be considered at risk of becoming homeless. So given all the airtime the issue has been receiving and various initiatives to change...
Diversity is one of the values that Broadspectrum lives by, as was on display yet again through their support for the Queensland Resources Council’s Indigenous Awards. The awards, which are given out annually, are used to promote and celebrate Indigenous participation and achievements in the Queensland resources sector. Broadspectrum’s subsidiary company, Easternwell, not only attended the awards but sponsored them in line...
Broadspectrum has long been known for their ambitious push for gender diversity, but recently they have broadened their focus on equality to include an Indigenous hiring target. The program, which is called the ‘Indigenous Employment Parity Initiative’ (IEPI), will see Broadspectrum aim to employ another 450 new Indigenous employees by 2020. Although only launched relatively recently, the program is already enjoying...
Who doesn’t love events?!? Whether you want to be inspired by the latest and greatest ideas, ignite a passion, or see your life-long idol perform, the thrill of attending an event is hard to match. But the event is never just about who or what you’re seeing or doing. Great events are made possible by even greater venues, so if you’re looking for something truly special, here are 5 of the world’s best event venues:...
If retirement seems like something that will happen in the very distant future, it’s easy to let planning for it fall by the wayside.  But given that women regularly retire with significantly less super than men, it’s important to do whatever you can to make your super work for you. But how? One of the easiest (yet most overlooked) ways of making your super work harder is to consolidate it into one account. Doing so...
On average, we all have approximately 7 different jobs over our lifetimes, but for many of us, if you include casual jobs, it can be a lot more! And one of the challenges of this is keeping up with what happens to our superannuation. If you’ve lost track of your super, you’re not alone! Australians have collectively over $14 billion dollars in lost, inactive or unclaimed super. And if you’re not keeping track of your...
International Convention Centre Sydney (ICC Sydney) is Australia’s newest and arguably most prestigious event and entertainment precincts. There’s no surprise, then, that ICC Sydney is hosting some incredibly exciting conferences and events this year. So you can get your slice of the action, here are 3 absolutely unmissable events at ICC Sydney that are coming up soon:  TEDxSydney: Renowned worldwide for introducing...
There’s a lot women can get out of working in the oil and gas industry. We outline five of the great reasons below… You WILL be busy The world of oil and gas is all about tapping into the world’s resources, and there will always be a need for people to do this, whether it’s for sustainable energy or using the current methods. Technology is constantly expanding in this area, so you’ll always be learning...
International Convention Centre Sydney (ICC Sydney) has launched its paid Audio Visual (AV) Graduate Program, designed to provide vocational training and development opportunities. As part of the initiative, five graduates are gaining exposure to a year-round calendar of events, exhibitions and conventions, working across all areas of ICC Sydney’s AV and production services including rigging, audio, lighting and vision. ICC Sydney...
When your pay stops, your super doesn’t have to If you’re thinking about parental leave or another extended break from your work, it’s important to think about how to keep your retirement savings growing during your leave. Tipping regular contributions into your super account during a career break helps protect and grow your super balance while you’re not receiving employee contributions. Start by asking...
Australia’s premier convention, exhibition and entertainment venue was recognised for excellence at EEAA and AHRI Awards in late 2017. International Convention Centre Sydney’s list of accolades continues to grow as the venue took home three awards at the Exhibition and Event Association of Australasia’s (EEAA) 2017 Awards for Excellence and the Australian HR Institute (AHRI) Awards 2017. ICC Sydney was...