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Below you can find a selection of our favourite news stories curated from the press around the world. You can use the filters above to find your particular favourites either via year published, or by keyword!

  • The Future Of Work Is Here, What Is Your HR Organization Working On?

    12 September 2019

    The emerging contours of the new world of work in the Fourth Industrial Revolution are rapidly becoming reality for millions of workers and companies around the globe. The inherent opportunities for economic prosperity, societal progress and individual flourishing in this new world of work are enormous.

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    Read the full article at Forbes Welcome
  • The Other 99 Innovators: The Phenomenal Females Forbes Forgot

    12 September 2019

    It’s been a bad month for women in business. First, WeWork filed for its IPO with a board of directors made up entirely of men (I call this a “moard”). Then, depressing research from Harvard Business Review came out showing that #metoo has created a backlash of exclusionary practices in the workplace that have made some things worse for women. Finally, Forbes, in efforts to win the dumpster fire wars, released a report of 100 innovators, featuring only 1 woman on the whole list.

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  • Why don't more dads take parental leave? The answer is in their heads - Politics

    12 September 2019

    Men don't — in the main — take parental leave beyond the two-week cigar break that the Australian culture views as permissible. We know that men are slightly more likely than they were to work flexibly, but nowhere near as likely as women, and that hardly any of them go so far as to work part-time. This is true even for workplaces with flexible work policies that are officially available to both genders.

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    Read the full article at abc.net.au
  • VR is Incredibly Empowering for Working Women

    5 September 2019

    Photo: Caiaimage | Sam Edwards | Getty Images Photo: Caiaimage | Sam Edwards | Getty Images Photo: Caiaimage | Sam Edwards | Getty Images VR is Incredibly Empowering for Working Women Virtual reality (VR) is changing the way we view the world and each other, literally. Already, the innovation has made advancements throughout numerous industries -- entertainment, business, healthcare, etc. -- reimagining the way we communicate, learn and work.

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  • Female partners who quit KPMG over bullying launch firm

    5 September 2019

    Maggie Brereton and Ina Kjaer, both former senior partners at KPMG, quit the firm over the way it dealt with complaints of bullying by deal advisory boss Sanjay Thakkar Brereton and Kjaer, regarded as among the firm’s most talented partners, left the firm in February . Now post-gardening leave, they have launched a rival consulting business together that promises to depart from the “macho” working culture of the industry.

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