This week we are going to be spotlighting the individual who coined the term ‘Bamboo Ceiling’, Jane Hyun. … Read More Spotlight: Jane Hyun
As of March 2016, women are getting paid 17.3% less than their male counterparts. According the Australian Bureau of Statistics, this figure fluctuates between 15 and 19 per cent – neither figure is close to being acceptable. What does this actually mean? It means that on average, the full-time weekly earning of a male gets… Read More Are you ok with getting paid 17.3% less for performing the same work?
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Only rewarding results The effort is often just as important. When rewarding the main employee of their success, don’t forget to acknowledge those behind the scenes. Big projects require a team, it’s easy for employees to lose motivation along the way when their hard work is not appreciated.…
This week on our spotlight segment, we are featuring the founder of Austern International, Lily Wu. A little bit about Austern International… Austern began from an idea from Wu to place Australians in Chinese internships. This idea got the backing of AMP Tomorrow Maker grant and what we have today is a program that connects Australian… Read More Spotlight: Lily Wu
We have to acknowledge there is never a one-way approach to anything. This is the same for leadership. Leadership comes in many different forms and its effectiveness depends on the team dynamics. After some search on the internet, here is a summary of what the general consensus of an effective leader looks like. Leaders mainly will have:… Read More Different effective leadership styles
This week, I would like to spotlight a business woman, Jane Lu. Jane Lu is the founder of the online retailer, Showpo. Lu definitely did not succeed with her online store without some bumps in the road. Lu started off working in a corporate job but found herself following a more entrepreneurial root that lead her… Read More Spotlight: Jane Lu
I’ve been told that recruiters and employers favour candidates that resemble themselves. Naturally, we like and trust people who look like ourselves or we can see ourselves in. There are many biases that exist. Confirmation Bias – bias where the employer already has an existing opinion of the candidate and uses the new information and… Read More Is there unconscious bias in hiring practices?
This week, we’re going to look at a leader who has inspired many on an international level. Aung San Suu Kyi is Burmese politician who has won the Nobel Prize for Peace. Born in Myanmar, Aung San Suu Kyi has made her voice her and known. She is known for speaking out against dictator U Ne… Read More Spotlight: Aung San Suu Kyi
More and more, we see the term “bamboo ceiling” moving towards the forefront of the agenda. But why is it so important we have Asians move up in organisations? The impact of ceiling is substantial as Asians are the least likely to move into a executive position. Even women in general have better odds. Can you… Read More Why care about the Bamboo Ceiling?