Catherine Fox is Deputy Editor of Australian Financial Review’s BOSS magazine and writes a weekly column, ‘Corporate Woman’ for the newspaper. She joined the AFR in 1989 and has held a variety of positions, including marketing and Smart Money editor. Catherine Fox was one of the speakers at a recent Women on Boards conference and presented on the 7 Career Myths. Women on Boards are an organisation that champions the advancement of women into leadership and board positions Below is Part One 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 Part One of this interview, Catherine Fox explores and busts the first 3 of the 7 Career Myths:
- Work hard and you will be rewarded – workplaces are meritocracies
- The gender pay gap is grossly exaggerated
- Women have children and choose to lose their jobs or lose interest in their career
Enjoy this interview with Catherine Fox.
Watch Part 2 of this interview with Catherine Fox for the last 4 career myths.