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We work closely with women, employers, and experts around the world. This means we’ve got a front seat to the latest and greatest career insights, and advice. You can find them all in our articles, as well as our free monthly newsletter, which you can sign up to at the bottom of this page.

Inclusive hiring: Three expert and easy-to-implement tips
Inclusive hiring: Three expert and easy-to-implement tips

Please note: The tips shared in this article were provided by WORK180 Co-Founder and CEO Gemma Lloyd for the Australian HR Institute, and first published in full on the HRM online.Three easy-to-implement tips for inclusive hiring   Inclusive hiring is a critical...

Supporting you at work: The best employers in times of crisis
Supporting you at work: The best employers in times of crisis

Women around the world have been deeply affected by COVID-19 much more so than men it seems. And it’s not just COVID, studies show that women are in more danger from the effects of climate change too.  But even when natural and humanitarian disasters don’t directly...

6 ways to develop women’s careers in tech
6 ways to develop women’s careers in tech

The professional options for women on the emoji keyboard used to only go as far as princess or bride, that is until 2016 when the Unicode Consortium finally included women (of all colors) as scientists, doctors, or engineers.  When Apple first released its HealthKit...

Career progress in mining for women
Career progress in mining for women

In today’s work environment, women want to make sure they join a company where they will be given plenty of opportunities for career progression. It’s no longer acceptable for women to be sidelined while men advance, and research continues to show that career...

Inspiration

Love listening and learning from the experiences of other women in the workplace? So do we! Sharing their struggles, solutions, and success stories, we sit down with the women and men working for our Endorsed Employers.

Debunking myths about careers in data centers: Q&A with AWS
Debunking myths about careers in data centers: Q&A with AWS

Your first thought about working in a data center might be this: a cold dark room with blinking lights, and a bunch of tech heads.  But Jennifer Sims, Senior Data Centre Operations Technician, Amazon Web Services (AWS), says it’s so much more than that.   As...

Career progression & pivots: How a sidestep can be your step up
Career progression & pivots: How a sidestep can be your step up

When it comes to career progression, your natural inclination might be to look for the next “step up”. But what about a step sideways? A lateral career move could, in fact, be the best step you take in your career.  We spoke with Rachel Fong, Integration Lead at BHP,...

Feeling the parent guilt at work? Find support at IGO
Feeling the parent guilt at work? Find support at IGO

During Carolyn Hartmann’s six years at IGO, she has enjoyed a successful and exciting career as an electrical engineer working on a range of projects – from ground-up developments to helping innovate greener technology. In 2018 Carolyn welcomed her first child and she...

A purpose-driven career: Helping patients lead better lives
A purpose-driven career: Helping patients lead better lives

If you’re a STEMM professional, what motivates you in your role?  While professional ambition and job security can be strong motivating factors, for many in the field there are also the altruistic reasons that draw people in – such as knowing you’re making a...

Why Liberty Financial is the best choice for this working mother
Why Liberty Financial is the best choice for this working mother

Returning to work after her second child, Narelle thought she knew what she wanted – a job that could fit around her family’s needs. She hadn’t really given her own career growth much consideration; her priorities had shifted, and she thought she was fine with that....

Leap of faith career moves that pay off – Schneider Electric
Leap of faith career moves that pay off – Schneider Electric

“Everything beautiful we create in life requires a leap of faith.” – Paul Budnitz Have you ever considered making a change in your life or work? How can you be sure if it’s the right decision? And what could your career and life look like if you took that leap of...

Why every day working at Woolworths is Dani’s ‘best day ever’
Why every day working at Woolworths is Dani’s ‘best day ever’

When Dani Blokland started her career at Woolworths Group, it was “only supposed to be a job to help pay for the year 11 ski trip!” but over 16 years later, she has no plans to leave. During that time, Dani has progressed from working in her local supermarket to the...

Graduate to leadership: How Deputy promotes women in design
Graduate to leadership: How Deputy promotes women in design

Lisi Schappi has worked at Deputy for more than 10 years. She joined in 2012 to help design their first mobile app, flash forward to 2022 and she now heads up a global team of 25 passionate product designers, brand designers and researchers. Here she explains how...

Career toolkit

Do you ever find it tough to take control of your career? You’re not the only one and you don’t have to do it alone. We’ve got a range of free tools to help.

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10 online tools to help you create the perfect resume

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7 tips for women entering the workforce

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5 tips on how to negotiate your salary and get the pay rise you deserve

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5 survival tips for mums returning to work

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Top 10 interview questions from experienced hiring managers

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Practical tools for managing anxiety at work

Guides

While there’s no ‘right’ way to steer your career, resources that guide your approach can be a big help. When you create a free WORK180 account, you get access to range of downloadable guides that we’ve created in collaboration with career experts:

  • Negotiating Flexible Working Conditions
  • Goal Setting
  • Developing Your Personal Brand Guide and Workbook 

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