We welcome news that the Australian Government is splurging on a higher education relief package which is slashing the cost of study in areas such as nursing, teaching counselling, IT and science. Those six-month online courses start in May with...
Usually unsolicited doom-and-gloom polls landing in my inbox get reassigned straight to the trash folder, but this one hit the mark with so many of us worried about keeping a job. According to money.com.au and their March discretionary income study,...
When Victorian mum-of-three Kate Hewett took up cycling a few years back she couldn't find women's cycling clothing she liked. It was either too small, too short, or frankly too damn ugly. So, the now 48-year-old decided to create her own...
For an increasing number of Australians, job security is the number one concern in mid-life. Redundancies are an ever-present threat, and if you work in a tech-related field, it’s easy to feel out of step with your millennial colleagues who...
Most of us probably didn’t need a researchers to tell us that ageism is rife in the workplace, but at least we now know the type of odds that we’re up against. Fifty-year-old job seekers are up to three times...
Women are typically under-represented in positions of power. This year women only make up 5% of Fortune 500 CEOS and according to the Australian Workplace Gender Equality Agency nearly three quarters of organisations have a male only management team....
Imagine what life would be like if you could proactively manage the road blocks getting in the way of your personal version of success and happiness. I am yet to meet someone who had a life without obstacles getting in...
The self-help book sections, online and in-store, are of course teaming with all manner of glossy tomes purporting to hold the secrets to fabulous wealth and adulation. But how many are actually speaking to us, the middle-aged reader who has...
Every year, around this time, thousands of Australians ask themselves the same question: is this the year to finally make a sea-change? With memories of those long, lazy, fun-filled hours on holiday fading fast as they brave the commuter crush,...
Melbourne media executive Garth McBride* admits that it was his ex-wife who dragged him along to his first Botox treatment at 45. Six years later, newly single and back on the job market for the first time in 17 years,...