Gender pay gap hits record high!

{ Gender pay gap hits record high! }

Posted by {Emma Mirls} 05.03.15

We all know gender pay gaps exist, but it’s shocking to read some of the harsh stats recently published by the Bureau of Statistics which shows the gap has hit an all time high! This does not mean that women are being underpaid in the same roles. The pay gap reflects, in part, that women are often employed in lower-paid industries. Find out what your industry gap is by clicking the link below, and gals, it might be time to ask for that pay rise! Read more.

Functioning in smaller office spaces… can this work?

{ Functioning in smaller office spaces… can this work? }

Posted by {Jane Cullen} 04.03.15

As space becomes a very large expense for most businesses, particularly in the CBD, companies are increasingly looking at an open plan with smaller personal desk space. This, combined with larger communal “break out” and shared spaces is becoming more the norm for state of the art businesses. Read more about this trend in this article from BRW.

With so much economic uncertainty which employers are now considered safer bets?

{ With so much economic uncertainty which employers are now considered safer bets? }

Posted by {Tim Turner} 03.03.15

Australian workers are opting more and more to consider jobs offers with Superannuation, Aged Care and Health related organisations over career opportunities within other industry sectors.  Why?  With Australia’s aging population and a guaranteed superannuation scheme these businesses are currently experiencing solid growth prospects and healthy profit margins and are considered more immune from restructures and redundancies than other “riskier” employment sectors.  Interested in knowing more?  Please read the following article.

How to answer the tough interview questions

{ How to answer the tough interview questions }

Posted by {Sarah Fitzgerald} 02.03.15

Interviewing for a new role is right up there as one of life’s most stressful situations. Taking the anxiety out of attending interviews can be as simple as focusing on the smaller details to make you feel more calm and confident. Often unsuccessful candidates are confused as to why they did not get the job when they have all the right qualifications, experience and skills to perform well in the role (which is true!). However, in today’s competitive job market it can all come down to your interview performance.