It’s not only about gender

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Published by Money Management.
Winner of Money Management and Super Review Seventh Annual Women in Financial Services Awards – Woman of the Year – Connie Mckeage, CEO OneVue.

Connie Mckeage, CEO of OneVue and one of FEW’s Advisory Board Members shares with Money Management her view on gender diversity and that it is only a subset of the larger inclusion story and that is what is important to develop the financial services industry, She shares what she has done to create an environment of inclusion and some of her achievements.
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Soft skills could prove the difference between candidate success and failure.

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The 2019/20 Hays Salary Guide has further illustrated the importance of soft skills for employers. Of the 3,400 organisations in Australia surveyed for the Hays Salary Guide, almost two-thirds – or 62 per cent – of those who intend to add permanent staff to their organisation this financial year want candidates with problem solving skills. Another 58 per cent want strong communication skills and 47 per cent want critical thinking skills. Almost one-third (31 per cent) of employers say soft skills have the highest impact on the effectiveness of their organisation, meaning they could be the differentiator between a successful or failed job search.
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I took one for the team!

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No one likes getting a shot in the arm but sometimes we need to do things we don’t like. I never think I am going to get the flu and I am the type that takes daily vitamins. But it’s not about me, it’s about the people around me. The ones in my office and the ones I meet on a daily basis who may be more vulnerable. If you are working in an office, you are more than likely surrounded by colleagues who are more susceptible to the virus than you.
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Are you networking or connecting?

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Make your next networking event really count in creating meaningful relationships with individuals that will want to do business with you. Expert, Judith Beck shares six tips on how you can ensure your next networking session is a successful one rather than make it look like you’re speed dating. 

Remember, people prefer to give business to those they like and trust!
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Behind every successful woman is other women

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Article written by Anastasia Santoreneos published in Yahoo Finance.
Anastasia Santoreneos, Finance Producer at Yahoo Finance Australia shares the importance of of having a close circle of female contacts. The Harvard Business Review found that women who had a close inner circle of female contacts landed leadership positions that were 2.5 times higher in authority and pay than those of their female peers who didn’t.
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Tackling unconscious bias in the workplace

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Article written by Geoff Rogers, General Manager, NAB Wealth Distribution NAB. Published in the June Issue of Money & Life Magazine – By the Financial Planning Association of Australia.

Geoff Rogers, one of FEW’s Advisory Board Members and one of our FEW Good Men shares his experiences of unconscious bias in the workplace with the FPA’s Money & Life Magazine. Geoff speaks about the importance of confronting unconscious bias and looking deeper into how gender equality is being approached in the workplace, along with providing some great tips about how men can better champion women in the workplace.

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Older Women at Risk of Homelessness: A Solution

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Story provided by Social Ventures Australia
Older single women are the fastest growing cohort of people experiencing homelessness in Australia. Most have not been homeless before and have experienced ‘conventional’ housing histories throughout their life. Read how you could get involved in supporting transformative change for older women at risk of homelessness.

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