International Woman’s Day – Wage Equality (Gender Parity)

By Veronica Fenton – Senior HR and Recruitment Consultant

Equal pay for equal work. In some industries there is a pay gap favouring men.

Women in Australia have been fighting for the right to equal pay since early this century. The principle of equal pay for equal work was recognised in the Universal Declaration of Human Rights

in 1948. Since then, women’s right to equal remuneration has gained increasing international support.

How to Write a CV

When writing a CV it’s important to include the right information so the person reading your CV can see at first glance why you are a strong candidate for the job.

Below is a list of very important information that should be present in your CV.

Personal details
Most CVs start with these but take care to avoid superfluous details, such as religious affiliation, children's names and so on.

Forget Kindergarten! I Learned About Workplaces From Batman!

First things first on this article if the title doesn’t get your attention nothing will! Apart from this article being written in a very stereotypical American format which isn’t normally for me I like most of what is written here.

Villains, utility belt and what they translate to in the workplace are all a good spin on what we either try to ignore or simply forget about while at work.

What’s more important: Qualifications or experience?

This is a great article to read from a candidate’s point of view as it raises a few good points about what candidate an employer would ultimately choose:

- A non-qualified candidate that has industry experience and would be a good cultural fit.