Work and Money
Lisa Calloway* 12:15 AM Lisa Calloway noticed she was different from her fellow aspiring 'yachties' in one significant way.
Ruby Hamad "There is time in a long life to try many different things. It's OK to take your time," Ruby Hamad writes.
Sarah McGregor What's the individual damage from gender inequality in the workplace? For the average U.S. woman it totals more than $430,000.
Women in STEMM
Nalini Joshi Of the professors of mathematical sciences in Australia, only 9 per cent are women. In the natural and physical sciences, about 14 per cent are women. This needs to change.
Jenna Price Why changes in penalty rates will have a far greater effect on women than it does on men.
Jennifer Whelan Why the "special feminine qualities" approach to promoting the value of women in leadership roles makes Jennifer Whelan feel a little "uppity".
Rebecca Greenfield "I think that we're starting to see that employers really need these resources to attract talent."
Pippa Mason Literary agent Pippa Masson gives would-be authors the inside story on what sells and why.
Gina Barreca It's rarely the most contented, most cheerful and most relaxed among us who create the best art, writes Gina Barreca.
Kasey Edwards A new study reveals the career impact men and women face for dating their bosses.
Rae Cooper and Laura Good Contrary to popular belief and in contrast to community expectations, the prevalence of sexual harassment in the workplace has remained largely unchanged during the past 30 years.
Michelle Brown and Leanne Griffin Forcing workers to stay quiet about pay keeps women’s wage rates lower than those of men in equivalent jobs
Jeff Green and Carol Hymowitz Women working for big global companies say they aren't getting the international assignments they need for career advancement because employers think they're less mobile than men.
Christine D'Mello "If you turned that around, would you ask a man the same question? The answer is no."
Kindness at work
Rex Huppke It's as if simple logic is trumped by a baked-in belief that kindness isn't compatible with success in the working world.
Love your work
Shannon McKeogh Love isn’t clear-cut - it can ebb and flow. So why shouldn't you feel the same about work?
Dom Knight "They say that joining the army gives you skills for life. I say that having to live in close proximity with people who aren't forced to keep everything extremely clean might be even more challenging," writes Dom Knight.
Profits of diversity
Sebastien Malo "If you're a firm and you're discriminating against potential female leaders, that means you're essentially doing a bad job of picking the best leader for your firm."
Clare Sibthorpe They've faced challenges from stereotypes and discrimination to toilet shortages and clothing issues. But these women wouldn't trade in their trades for any other job.
Lisa Camille Robinson "Like poker players, recruiters would stealthily select the cards that will give them the best chance of winning."
Jenna Price "Dear Boss, you are completely inflexible. Now so am I."
Linda Blair Has your work-life balance has gone awry?
Back to work
Jenna Price Jenna Price: No matter in what shape I left my office and my desk, there is always unfinished business to confront on returning.
Just Not Sorry
Jessica Grose My hope for 2016 is that there are fewer articles preaching at women – particularly young women – about how they should speak.
Josephine Cafagna Long lunches. It's the way to do business, when you're a man.
Christine D’Mello Ever faced that moment in your career when you want to walk away from it all and be your own boss? Meet three women who did.
Kirsty Needham Women are dropping out of trade apprenticeships at higher rates than men, with sexism and bullying cited as the cause.
Frances Mao It's in improvement of less than 1 per cent on last year's report.
Clem Bastow The Christmas party season strikes fear into the hearts of mortals.
Giselle Au-Nhien Nguyen "In the weeks following, I couldn't sleep, but I couldn't get out of bed either."
Ambereen Choudhury How nice for our great grandchildren!
Michael Koziol Does Australia's advertising industry have a problem with women? It's a question that has bubbled to the surface following agency Leo Burnett's announcement of five new recruits - all of them male.
Jenny Noyes Let this PR disaster be a lesson to all companies that it pays to take diversity seriously.
Natalie Reilly Perhaps the question should be: what or whom are you avoiding at home?
Lisa Barrington What if bonuses paid to executives depended on the number of women employed in senior roles?
Jane Caro Everyone benefits from seeing a professional counsellor, argues Jane Caro, speaking from experience.
Women in Tech
Claire Connelly "Now that we're entitled to equal pay and participation, we have to follow through," writes Claire Connelly.
The average full-time worker does six hours of unpaid overtime each week. Is there any wonder we are more anxious and exhausted than ever?
'Lean on' feminism?
Jenny Noyes What we need to focus on is ensuring that these jobs are valued, respected, and adequately paid - just like any other industry.
Alice Williams Sex work is increasingly common for Australian students. Marina* tells how she chose the industry and why she doesn't plan to leave it any time soon.
Geraldine Doogue Julia Gillard: "At the end of the day, when I go home and pull up the drawbridge, I want to be able to recognise myself."
Tanith Carey Female workers struggle to be heard in the office environment - but there are some new solutions to the age-old problem
Andrew Thackrah and Susie Byers Wellbeing programs offered by employers won't get to the root of why we're not happy at work.
Jessica Irvine Hands up if you spend 10 minutes each weeknight checking work emails?
Chloe Booker Sweden continues with its renowned family friendly policies by shifting to a six hour working day.
Natalie Reilly Promoting authentic power means valuing not just quotas of women at top levels, but their own way of doing business.
Objectified at work
Kasey Edwards Over 100 Air India flight attendants have been grounded after failing a weigh-in. But 'fat discrimination' against women at work exists well beyond the headlines.
Kasey Edwards 'Showing up' takes time and resources; a room of one's own. Something that women often have less access to.
Why does Equal Pay Day fall on a different day every year? Because the date is determined by the extra number of days women need to work to earn the same as men in a financial year.
Clare Lombardo Many still think children are better with stay-at-home mums, but the research disagrees.
Vivek Wadhwa Should we be compensated for those 10pm emails?
Claire Lowdon For novelist Claire Lowdon, stripping down for a class of drawing students proved revelatory.
Brigid Schulte Women do have time for ambitious careers and family - it's all about making conscious decisions with that time, says researcher Laura Vanderkam.
Anthony Palazzo and Lucas Shaw It's probably the most generous parental leave policy in the US.
Pining for someone at work when you're taken probably won't change your relationship.
Canberra, we have a problem. And it's time to think seriously about fixing it.
Jessica Irvine It is true that the commonly quoted statistic of a gap of 18.8 per cent between male and female full time average weekly earnings does not compare apples with apples.
Claire Cain Miller They want to be hands-on fathers as well as breadwinners. But as workplace reality bites, things don't quite turn out that way.
Women in power
Judith Ireland Is there a more patronising or misleading word in gender equality debates than "merit?"
Erin O'Dwyer That $295 per week you earn less than your male colleague? It adds up.