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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...
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...