Women on Boards, an organisation that champions the advancement of women into leadership and board positions recently held a breakfast at which this subject was the topic of discussion. One of the speakers, Catherine Fox, Deputy Editor of Australian Financial Review’s BOSS magazine presented on the 7 Career Myths.
Catherine Fox is the Deputy Editor of Australian Financial Review’s BOSS magazine and writes a weekly column, ‘Corporate Woman’ for the newspaper.
Catherine joined the AFR in 1989 and has held a variety of positions, including marketing and Smart Money editor. Below is Part Two of a video interview in which we explore these myths and look at why they continue to justify the less-than-equitable state of business in Australia.
In this interview, Catherine explores and busts the last 4 Career Myths:
- If women just behaved more like men at work and stopped being so emotional they would succeed.
- Programs and targets for women in the workplace are unnecessary and unfair
- Women are scarce at the top because there’s not enough of them in the pipeline
- Time will heal all
Enjoy part 2 of this interview with Catherine Fox.
>Watch part 1 of this interview with Catherine Fox.