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 […]

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 […]

My iPad broke up with me

My iPad broke up with me. I’m serious. It had a psychotic episode and started opening multiple pages at once, jumping between apps, it wouldn’t let me close anything down – nightmare. Given that I recently wrote about how in the future […]

To kiss or not to kiss? The work pucker-up!

What are your thoughts on corporate kissing? On cheek-kissing colleagues? On ‘x’ sign-offs in work-related emails? Back in my previous life as a solicitor, I never encountered any form of corporate kissing (well, excluding, of course, the lip-on-lip variety that may occur […]

The power of a work reinvention

I got a really cool compliment today. It really reinforced what I am doing is on the money—I am reaching people, connecting my message with their pain points, and providing solutions to help the small businesses I work with stand out. Today […]

I bought a… workshop venue

Running workshops and facilitating events is my bread and butter. I run about 50 events a year, mostly in workplace writing, but also in strategic planning, research and community engagement. A few years ago, I decided to give public workshops a try. […]

Reinventing yourself after children

With Australian women having babies later in life, they are also returning to work at an older age. And that may mean starting all over at 40-plus in the job-seeking market. “It is daunting,” says Jacqueline Smart Ferguson, who recently facilitated the […]

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