Work and Money

Workplace equality

I'm sick of talking about the work/life struggle with no men present

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Catherine Brooks It's time we all agreed that this isn't just a problem for women to solve.

The price of being female: equal pay is not just about your salary

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Senator Larissa Waters On Equal Pay Day today, it’s important we remember it’s not just women’s pay packets we need to act on but also their super balances.

Equal pay day: women must work an extra 64 days to equal mens' pay

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ALANA SCHETZER Industrial segregation and "unconscious bias" is leading the growing gender pay gap, the head of Australia's Workplace Gender Equality Agency says.

Workplace inequality

Is flexibility in the workplace actually disadvantaging women?

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CAROLINE ZIELINSKI A new study contradicts the popular view that work flexibility helps women balance motherhood with their careers, and suggests that men are the ones benefiting instead.

Feisty, Frigid and Frumpy

Feisty, Frigid and Frumpy: 29 words we only use to describe women

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Radhika Sanghani Downton Abbey actress Daisy Lewis has said the word "feisty" is patronising. But it's not the only term used to describe women that doesn't apply to men. Telegraph Wonder Women presents a dictionary of 14 others (and asks: can you think of any more?)

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Work-life balance

Should your boss be banned from emailing you on the weekend?

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Tom Chivers Germany's Employment Minister Andrea Nahles has proposed an ''anti-stress'' law that would ban work emails after hours. Guess we're all moving to Germany?

15 women tell us their favourite position

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SARAH OAKES When a woman was sleazily asked what her 'favourite position' was on live radio she bluntly answered, "CEO". Feeling inspired, we asked 15 amazing Australian women what their favourite position is.

Working parents

The difference between working dads and working mums

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ANDIE FOX A new survey of professional men and women reveals some surprising differences in attitudes for those who are at the top of their game.

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Does it pay to be ruthless at work?

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ROB MORAN 68 per cent of millennials said they'd forfeit their work friendships in favour of a promotion.

The part-time life

Should working mums be 'leaning out'?

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Rebecca Huntley When is flexibility at work the real deal, and when is that "family friendly" part-time job just smoke and mirrors?

How much are you worth at work?

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AMY CORDEROY What if a merit-based system is actually putting all women on the back foot?

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Are you guilty of it?

The biggest mistake professional people make

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Ali Benton What Ali Benton's biggest blunder has taught her about success.

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Money makeover

Five steps to change your financial destiny

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SPONSORED CONTENT: Your financial destiny isn’t going to change itself without you making concrete plans to improve it.

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'Are you Peggy Olsoning me?'

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CANDICE CHUNG The awkward moment when you’re told to take an insult as a compliment.

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#BanBosses

In praise of a boss-less office

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Seth Stevenson The surprising advantages of offices without managers.

Psychology

There are three types of people at work: which one are you?

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Seth Stevenson Are you a matcher, giver or taker? Because one of them is far superior to the rest.

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Fiscal health check

Improve your financial health in 10 quick steps

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Much like your physical health, your financial health isn’t something that should just be left to chance.

To-do list

Five things to do before the end of financial year

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With the date of June 30 looming, now is the perfect juncture to get your life sorted and in tip-top shape so you can rest a little easier.

Powerful women

Have women become the richer sex?

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Julia Llewellyn Smith The rise of so-called "womenomics" needs some attitude re-adjusting to come full circle.

Real life

The one thing new mums aren't supposed to admit

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Bryony Gordon Is it really that unusual to be looking forward to the end of your maternity leave?

Ambition addiction

Is 'goal fatigue' holding you back?

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ALICE WILLIAMS Why the quest to 'be our best self' can be counterproductive sometimes.

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You’re not as busy as you say you are

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Hanna Rosin Also, by talking about it so much, you’re wasting time.

Leadership shadow

The test that shows how you treat women at work

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KASEY EDWARDS Being a good leader for women is easier said than done.

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Internships for mums

US law firms introduce internships for mums

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Effie Mann Roles for mums - not dads - returning to the workforce.

Sheryl Sandberg

Have things changed for women a year after Lean In?

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Lisa Bonos Why the legacy of Sandberg’s movement won’t come down to book sales, a new movie or less sexist stock photography.

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Study finds both genders think women are bad at basic maths

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John Bohannon Think women can’t do math? You’re wrong—but new research shows you might not change your mind, even if you get evidence to the contrary.

Yumi Stynes: "I've never had a partner who earned more than me? "

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Our columnist has always been the major breadwinner in her relationships – so what's the big deal?

Career let-downs

When your dream job becomes a nightmare

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KASEY EDWARDS What happens when you’ve achieved everything you always wanted only to discover you didn't want it at all?

Work equality

The one rule that could benefit all working women

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SARAH MACDONALD Looks like the South Korean government has the right idea.

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Wife penalty

Is there such a thing as the 'wife penalty'?

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Jessica Grose A new study finds pay gap between married and single female workers...and the surprising reason behind it.

The R Kelly problem

When smart women collaborate with creeps

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CLEMENTINE FORD Why do ostensibly 'empowered' women continue to work with abusive men?

Food porn 2.0

Livestreaming your dinner could be the next online trend

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Candice Chung Folks in South Korea are taking the whole food porn thing to the next level.

Angry chef

Sacked chef takes revenge on his restaurant's Twitter account

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Seth Fiegerman Revenge is a dish best served on social media.

Going viral

Fox anchor blames glass ceiling on 'ladybrains'

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Candice Chung Chill, ladies. It's your brains that are in the way, not patriarchy.

Men leaning in

Should men be allowed in 'lean in' circles?

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SARAH MACDONALD Female-only lean in circles are slowly being infiltrated by guys -- is this a bad thing?

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