Positive and supportive relationships at work contribute more to workplace wellbeing than other factors, new research has found. Employees with high levels of wellbeing were found to be committed to their employer, more likely to exercise loyalty, and to increase discretionary effort towards organisational objectives. Read more
No one likes getting a shot in the arm but sometimes we need to do things we donât like. I never think I am going to get the flu and I am the type that takes daily vitamins. But itâs not about me, itâs 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.
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.Â
Remember, people prefer to give business to those they like and trust!
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.
Our very own Judith Beck has been named a finalist in the Women in Finance Awards for Chief Executive Officer of the Year whilst Financial Executive Women have been named as finalist for Training and Development Program of the Year and Womenâs Community Program of the Year.
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 single women are the fastest growing cohort of people experiencing homelessness in Australia. Most have not been homeless before and have experienced âconventionalâ housing histories throughout their life. Read how you could get involved in supporting transformative change for older women at risk of homelessness.
Anna Siassios, Head of Marketing and Operations at FEW shares with us how important it is to take time off from work, no matter how much it seems like it is not the right time. She speaks about how much of a difference it has made to her motivation and performance at work to take a ten day break and catch up on some much needed rest and recovery – especially being in her third trimester!
What does it mean to be successful? Katrina McCarter, Founder and CEO of Marketing to Mums and one of our keynote speakers at this years’ UNSTOPPABLE Leadership Conference shares her seven key learnings that have helped her redefine what success is with Jayson Forrest from FPA Australia’s Money & Life publication.Â
Women. Overcoming financial vulnerability ending discrimination against women education/employment/scholarships.
Communities. Providing education and employment pathways, fostering belonging and transforming place.
Sustainable Development Goals –Â Sydney Community Foundation, Sydney Women’s Fund and Be Kind Sydney seek your partnership to help our community deliver on the United Nation’s sustainable development goals. Global collaboration and local actions aim to achieve each goal by 2030 in a pledge to ensure no one is left behind.