Making Volunteering Work For You

Many of us volunteer huge amounts of our time in support of community groups and charities. Volunteering is precious, rewarding and invaluable – but it can also be time consuming, exhausting and often demoralising. I work with not for profits in a variety of volunteer, […]

Juggling A Portfolio Career

The world of work is changing. Many of us now choose to juggle a wide range of positions, part-time roles, consultancies, appointments and partnerships over the traditional 9-5pm job. Phrases like “gig economy” and “portfolio careers” arguably describe the way women have been working for […]

Sticking To Your Values

Last week I spoke at a Women Leading Business Masterclass on the importance of sticking to your values. I was surprised by the number of women who have contacted me to share how difficult they find it to create boundaries around their professional values. […]

Slow Death By Email

The joy of getting a new computer brings with it much joy yet also much angst. I spent the better part of the weekend trying to move a massive email backup file over to my new shiny laptop only to find a […]

3 Tips To Become A #GirlBoss

Kate Middleton is the ultimate #GirlBoss. At 36, she is the only female CEO in Australia for an insurance engineering firm, Censeo – you might say Kate knows a thing or two about how to slay your career goals. In celebration of […]

How To Succeed In Business, Girls

  Carrie Green knows about overcoming challenges. She’s been at it for more than a decade now and can boast a successful career as a successful entrepreneur. That’s why she is comfortable and proud to be publishing her own “How to” guidebook […]

Work Less For Better Health

There’s no doubt the SheBrisbane team work hard and put in the hours where necessary so we were shocked to find that working more than 39 hours a week could be bad for your health, according to a new study. Researchers from Australian National […]

Will We Ever Be Able To Retire?

A recent article by Jason Murphy of News.com has crushed the SheBrisbane teams dreams of retiring as it seems it may never happen… “It is becoming more possible that a nice long retirement is not in my future. Like free university education […]

Congraduation! Any jobs out there?

My university sends me a daily email about preparing for graduation. They are clearly very scared that I will not find a job. This fear is probably warranted. By Marlena Litchfield In less than three months, I will graduate university with a […]

Childcare – cogs of the working wheel

With the federal election just around the corner, it’s refreshing to see some of the major parties finally shining some light on the very pressing issue of childcare. As a mum looking to eventually return to work full-time, the current childcare situation […]

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