Tag: Diversity

Healthcare

Social Policy

Enabling effective supervision-training for community sector workers

One of the key challenges for supervisors and senior practitioners in the welfare and community sectors is to ensure that supervisees are offered individualised and non-directive supervision development training. In the lead up to the Australian Community Workers Conference and Exhibition 2014, we had the chance to speak to Dr Elizabeth Riley, Counsellor & Clinical…

11 Jun 2014, by Informa Australia

Leadership & Communication

Kimberly-Clark recognised for women in leadership opportunities

Consumer products company Kimberly-Clark has been awarded for its innovative schemes to expand leadership opportunities for women. The firm received the 2014 Catalyst Award on Wednesday (January 29) in recognition of its Unleash Your Power: Strengthening the Business With Women Leaders scheme. Thomas J Falk, chairman and CEO for Kimberly-Clark, said the company was honoured…

8 Feb 2014, by Informa Australia

Leadership & Communication

Women in leadership ‘vital for global economy’

Promoting female leadership skills is an important part of company growth for businesses worldwide. This is according to Lisa Crawford, senior vice-president of employment services consultancy Randstad, who said the benefits of greater diversity in the workplace are multitude. "With nearly one billion women poised to enter the global economy in the coming decade, and…

18 Nov 2013, by Informa Australia