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So many amazing opportunities

So many amazing opportunities to share with you that I don't have space for a full blog this month! And some of them close this Sunday - lucky we have a long weekend to work on applications! Coffee lucky dip I recently presented at the 10th Public Sector Women conference in Melbourne on one of my favourite topics: networking. And one of my tips was to participate in my coffee lucky dip! So if you would like to be part of a mini coffee lucky dip, let me know - I have a swag of people to match up. If you want to be part of it, email me and I'll pair you up with someone. If you want to read more about the experience of previous coffee lucky dippers, read here. Myer Innovation Fellowships 2019 -

Pay equity forum

Thanks to everyone for coming along to the Pay Equity issues forum (30 Aug, 2018) - it was fabulous to see you all there, and particularly pertinent given it landed on the eve of equal pay day. As I had written on LinkedIn earlier that day, "On the eve of Pay Equity day, where the gender pay gap based on WGEA data is 22.4%, meaning men working full-time earn nearly $27,000 a year more than women working full-time, instead of just getting angry let's do something about it." Liberty provided a fabulous overview for us all. Six top tips for prosecuting an equal pay agenda: The gap is between 15 - 20%. This is caused by a leadership gap, occupational segregation, industry segregation, salary neg

Board KickStarter Breakfast - August 2018

Thanks everyone for joining me at the August Board KickStarter breakfast and, in particular, to our fabulous speakers Clare McCartin and Trish McCluskey for their informative, insightful and interesting stories and tips. Here's a summary of some of their take-out messages: Summary of key points self analysis - where can your skills contribute? What interests/sectors can you pursue? What are your strengths and weaknesses? What is your unique value proposition for a board role? What time do you have to contribute to a board and related work? resumes - your resume helps you construct your pitch and get you to interview. It's not an Executive resume - it should be short, sharp and concise. Outli

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