http://aleraact.asn.au/news en Families warned they may risk liability for injuries to au pairs and nannies http://aleraact.asn.au/news/families-warned-they-may-risk-liability-injuries-au-pairs-and-nannies <div class="field field-name-body field-type-text-with-summary field-label-hidden"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even" property="content:encoded"><p><a href="http://www.smh.com.au/business/workplace-relations/families-warned-they-may-risk-liability-for-injuries-to-au-pairs-and-nannies-20170520-gw9dot.html">Families may be unwittingly exposing themselves</a> to the risk of liability for injuries to au pairs and nannies they hire directly from online jobs platforms.</p> <p>Sarah Meier, an industrial relations lawyer at a top tier firm, and president of the Australian Labour and Employment Relations Association ACT, said .....</p></div></div></div> Sun, 21 May 2017 21:01:17 +0000 irsact 130 at http://aleraact.asn.au Why Good Leaders Make You Feel Safe http://aleraact.asn.au/node/127 <div class="field field-name-body field-type-text-with-summary field-label-hidden"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even" property="content:encoded">What makes a great leader? Management theorist Simon Sinek suggests, it’s someone who makes their employees feel secure, who draws staffers into a circle of trust. But creating trust and safety — especially in an uneven economy — means taking on big responsibility</div></div></div> Sun, 21 May 2017 14:36:46 +0000 irsact 127 at http://aleraact.asn.au How Great Leaders Inspire Action http://aleraact.asn.au/news/how-great-leaders-inspire-action-0 <div class="field field-name-body field-type-text-with-summary field-label-hidden"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even" property="content:encoded"><p class="talk-description" lang="en" xml:lang="en">In 2009 Simon Sinek had a simple but powerful model for inspirational leadership — starting with a golden circle and the question "Why?" His examples include Apple, Martin Luther King, and the Wright brothers ... <a href="https://www.ted.com/talks/simon_sinek_how_great_leaders_inspire_action">still relevant today</a></p> <div class="talk-more"> </div></div></div></div> Sun, 21 May 2017 14:36:41 +0000 irsact 128 at http://aleraact.asn.au Smell the glove Handshaking may be a chemical as well as a social greeting http://aleraact.asn.au/news/smell-glove-handshaking-may-be-chemical-well-social-greeting <div class="field field-name-body field-type-text-with-summary field-label-hidden"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even" property="content:encoded"><p><span>GRIP firmly, maintain eye contact. What you do during a handshake is clear. But after? Research published this week suggests that humans, like other animals, use smell when they greet each other. <a href="http://www.economist.com/news/science-and-technology/21645687-handshaking-may-be-chemical-well-social-greeting-smell-glove?fsrc=scn/tw/te/bl/ed/smelltheglove">Noam Sobel of the Weizmann Institute of Science</a>...</span></p></div></div></div> Sun, 21 May 2017 14:17:09 +0000 irsact 125 at http://aleraact.asn.au Launch of Catherine Fox's 'Stop Fixing Women' http://aleraact.asn.au/news/launch-catherine-foxs-stop-fixing-women <div class="field field-name-body field-type-text-with-summary field-label-hidden"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even" property="content:encoded"><p>Blaming women for their own marginalization is like blaming the victim. Gender diversity is everyone's responsibility. <a href="https://twitter.com/hashtag/stopfixingwomen?src=hash">#Stop Fixing Women</a></p></div></div></div> Sun, 21 May 2017 14:10:20 +0000 irsact 124 at http://aleraact.asn.au Sit at the Table http://aleraact.asn.au/news/sit-table <div class="field field-name-body field-type-text-with-summary field-label-hidden"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even" property="content:encoded"><p>If you're not at the table, you're probably on the menu! Sit at the Table <a href="https://twitter.com/SitAtTheTable">Men + Women</a></p></div></div></div> Sun, 21 May 2017 14:00:36 +0000 irsact 123 at http://aleraact.asn.au Ellevate Impact Survey: Results from Women Employees http://aleraact.asn.au/news/ellevate-impact-survey-results-women-employees <div class="field field-name-body field-type-text-with-summary field-label-hidden"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even" property="content:encoded"><p><em><a href="https://www.ellevatenetwork.com/articles/7339-ellevate-impact-survey-results-from-women-employees?utm_campaign=Experienced+professional+women+are+more+likely+to+go+to+a+competitor+and+mid-career+women+are+more+likely+to+change+career+paths+all+together.&amp;utm_medium=Social&amp;utm_source=Twitter">The annual Ellevate Impact Survey </a>is a compilation of the accomplishments of the Ellevate community. </em><em>This year we received responses from 1,108 professional women, 63% of them work for a corporation, nonprofit or in the public sector, 27% are business owners (they identi</em></p></div></div></div> Sun, 21 May 2017 13:55:35 +0000 irsact 122 at http://aleraact.asn.au 'Katrina Dawson will not be forgotten': award to encourage female barristers http://aleraact.asn.au/news/katrina-dawson-will-not-be-forgotten-award-encourage-female-barristers <div class="field field-name-body field-type-text-with-summary field-label-hidden"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even" property="content:encoded"><p><span> </span></p></div></div></div> Sun, 21 May 2017 13:49:11 +0000 irsact 121 at http://aleraact.asn.au