We’re facing unprecedented times, full of uncertainty in what’s to come. But these are the challenges – insecurity, job stress, questioning our decisions – that we need to rise and stand together to overcome. Supporting our fellow women has never been more important than right now as so many businesses are closing their doors around […]
With our International Women’s Day event behind us, our guest speakers Claire Bibby and Nat Kringoudis and moderator Catherine Brooks provided us with much-needed insight on tapping into our powers as women and making a difference in the world. This year’s IWD theme, Each for Equal, tied in well with what our speakers talked about. During discussions […]
International Women’s Day is upon us and we’re getting ready to celebrate! Although there is still a lack of representation in professional leadership, Australia stands out as one of the countries with the most significant increase in the number of women in leadership positions in the Asia Pacific region! But that doesn’t mean our work […]
Mentoring is a rewarding experience. For mentors, it offers professional development, the platform to refine interpersonal skills, greater authority and recognition, and an opportunity to share their experience with the next generation of leaders. Mentees benefit from the wisdom of established professionals, an unbiased perspective, tangible support, and networking opportunities. But should mentoring be the […]
The hectic schedule of a professional doesn’t always permit spare time for mentoring. However, digital technology allows the mutually beneficial results of mentoring to happen with greater convenience. How does it work? Let’s take a look. What Is Distance Mentoring? Mentoring has traditionally taken place in person. Whether at the office or in a more […]
When women support other women, success is limitless. In this article, we’ll share the stories of four women who have improved their careers by working with female mentors. Kate Hardcastle and Anita Roddick Kate Hardcastle is a British retail expert and founder of business transformation organisation Insight With Passion, who has featured extensively on TV, […]
It’s difficult to acknowledge when career goals have moved into the realm of impossibility. Sometimes we set the bar too high, or expect to reach it too fast. It’s not a reflection of our abilities; rather, it’s healthy ambition that can be refined to create achievable goals.
Power structures in the workplace can create challenging circumstances for female professionals, particularly in male-dominated industries, like law. Knowing how to navigate office politics helps you to be assertive, demonstrate your capabilities, and maintain power in your career.
The view of mentoring varies among seasoned law professionals but for this high-pressure industry, the most common complaint usually relates to the time commitment. But mentoring should be seen as another opportunity for your career, and the value it can bring can offer both progression and development if you know how to get the most out of it.