The start of a fresh new year is the perfect time to capitalise on your renewed energy if you have been contemplating returning to work after a break or making a career change to pursue more fulfilling work. Ensuring you’re truly ready for this exciting change will ensure you make a success of the time, effort and energy you’ll need to put in. Asking yourself these 6 questions will help confirm if you’re ready to take the plunge!
If, like me, you weren’t born with the divine knowledge of the perfect career for your personality, family situation, professional history or values, or you feel that becoming a parent has changed your perspective on work and life, the following five strategies have been designed with you in mind. Creating some time to engage with them will get you started on a path towards career clarity.
As a member of the half of the human race that must work more, to earn less, it’s days like today that remind me we still have some way to go. Whether you agree with the way the stats are calculated or not, it is hard to deny that women still suffer a penalty in the workplace, just for, well, being women. What’s worse, is that when we shift our focus to Australian home life, we can see, not only one of the main underlying causes of the pay gap, but an even bigger gap in equity when it comes to domestic labour.