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International Women’s Day (IWD) was celebrated on 8 March with celebrations held worldwide commending the social, economic, cultural and political achievements of women. Advancing women in the workforce still offers one of the biggest opportunities to provide real impact and change. Working Mothers Connect is pleased to partner with organisations that share these values. Diversity is an essential part of Broadspectrum’s...
Broadspectrum is a leading provider of services to major projects and infrastructure across diverse industries; they design, fund, construct, operate and maintain assets. As part of the Ferrovial Services company, an organization that provides end-to-end solutions for infrastructure and cities, they have over 79,000 employees across 10 countries. The company is focused on offering their staff challenging and long-term careers in a...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
We recently outlined three company benefits Australian mums are looking for from an employer – an organisation’s culture and values were one of them.  It makes sense that many working mums want to align themselves with an employer that gives back to the community. One of Broadspectrum’s key priorities is ensuring that they are as focused on social value as they are on business success. They have a continuous...