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Half of women fear having a baby will hurt their career

Having a baby can be scary for a thousand different reasons, but the possibility that you could lose your job, or that your career will suffer, shouldn't be one of them. However, nearly half of all working women are nervous about how having a baby could affect their career, according to a PwC study, released recently.

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Robbert Rietbroek, CEO of PepsiCo ANZ, believes companies and their senior leadership need to do more to support women's ...

The company where women get promoted while on maternity leave

In corporate Australia where there are just a handful of female CEOs on the ASX 200, and 13 of the nation's largest boards still without any women on it, male chiefs need to push women to climb the corporate ladder.

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Ingrid Jenkins, HR director Microsoft Australia.

Microsoft's new parent policy sets new standard

Computer software giant Microsoft will set new standards by extending paid maternity leave to 20 weeks and providing four weeks of paid leave for employees to care for a seriously ill family member.

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