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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...
Broadspectrum has recognised  International Women’s Day  (IWD) on 8 March 2018 by acknowledging its progress in closing the gender parity gap but recognising there is still more work to be done.  This year’s theme #pressforprogress is an opportunity to celebrate the social, economic, cultural and political achievements of women.  Broadspectrum sites and...
2017 was a powerful year for gender equality. It’s the year that brought us women’s marches around the world promoting equality for women, important legislative change and the global #MeToo movement against sexual assault, catalysed by allegations made against high-profile director Harvey Weinstein. It was the year when Saudi Arabian women finally gained the right to drive, while Iceland became the first country in the world to...
So you read last month’s blog and decided to switch jobs, or pursue a new career in 2018 – fabulous! No matter what your reasons for changing jobs, there are a number of things that you need to take into consideration when you move to another job. This includes thinking about your superannuation fund and the money that is accumulated within it. Some people forget to take action when it comes to their superannuation fund and...
Often, when people talk about ‘career progression’ they really just mean getting promoted, which is a shame – because there are so many other ways to progress your career! As women, ‘progression’ can mean any number of things, and it’s time we embraced that.  Whether you want to start exploring different career paths, take a break from the workforce, start your own business, or simply garner a deeper...
Easternwell, one of Broadspectrum’s subsidiary companies, has received silver level recognition from the Queensland Government for its health and wellbeing program. Through the Queensland Government’s ‘Healthier. Happier’ program, Easternwell was recognised for making a difference to health and wellbeing in the workplace – how fantastic! It’s such a wonderful acknowledgement for the work Broadspectrum...
Are you thinking of pursuing a career in hospitality and events? Here are five of the most important things to consider…. Working in hospitality can be challenging but also rewarding. Along with greater flexibility, a career in hospitality and events will give you the opportunity to interact with people from all walks of life and use your creativity to solve problems and plan long term strategies. Hospitality and events is also...
It’s a startling statistic that more than half of us are not happy in our work, whether that be the money we earn or the meaning we attach to the work we do. With that in mind it’s hardly surprising that one of the most common New Year resolutions is to get a new job. While some of you may feel you are stagnating in your current role, are looking for more responsibility or a pay increase, others will be considering something...
A fresh new year is synonymous with fresh starts, and this often includes something that takes up a big chunk of our lives; work. If you’re looking for a career change in 2018, it’s important to know some key features to look for from an employer.   We break down a few areas you may find important from your new employer. 1.  A strong supportive culture We’re not talking about the superficial cultures...
Are you dreading going back to the daily grind at work? Do you feel that it's time to move on to greener pastures? Or are you re-entering the workforce after a break? What are you hoping for... greater job satisfaction, more money, better corporate culture, more variety or greater challenges? “Find a job you enjoy doing, and you will never have to work a day in your life," said Mark Twain. That's easier said than done, so careful...
Broadspectrum is promoting equality and diversity in its industries by sponsoring Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) scholarships for female students. The company has recently signed agreements with Monash University and the University of Technology Sydney (UTS), to include a yearly scholarship in their program from 2018. Championing the company’s diversity and inclusion agenda, Broadspectrum Group Executive Legal...
Despite Australian women’s superannuation balances growing, they still remain well behind their male counterparts. New figures show a significant increase to female super balances driven by women working more, earning more and being in the super system for longer, but despite this many retirees now are still heavily reliant on the Age Pension once they stop work. New data released by the peak super body, the Association of...