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The art of a gender neutral job ad

Maggie Coggan, Sunday, 30th August 2020 -  We take a look at how to write a job ad that everyone will want to reply to No one writes a job ad hoping that only a select few apply.    But while you might not realise you’re doing it, the

Why we need to think about the language and identity of the ‘social’ sector

Andrew Curtis, Wednesday, 22nd July 2020 -  The proliferation of terms and language used to describe the “not market-driven for-profit capitalism” sector could be weakening the sector’s identity and its impact, writes

Why youth services must be accessible

Issy Orosz, Wednesday, 1st July 2020 -  Without accessibility for all young people, services can harm groups of society that already have a hard time accessing the world around them, writes Issy Orosz, in a new monthly column

Changing the political narrative this election

Michelle Blanchard, Tuesday, 16th April 2019 -  It’s time we stopped using mental illness as a political insult, writes SANE Australia acting CEO Dr Michelle Blanchard, in this article explaining the importance of taking The #StigmaPledge.

Social Impact: The Use of Language and Why It Matters

Alan Kay, Wednesday, 1st March 2017 -  As language is increasingly used to obscure truth, Alan Kay, coordinator of the UK’s Social Audit Network, explains why the meaning of social impact is also at risk. In this world of

DCA Targets ‘Guys’ with #WordsAtWork Campaign

Wendy Williams, Wednesday, 1st June 2016 -  Diversity Council Australia is cracking down on language used in the workplace including the word “guys”. The Not for Profit workplace diversity advisor has launched a new campaign

CSR’s the Word

Staff Reporter, Wednesday, 9th April 2014 -  The language spoken by senior management at a company could influence its Corporate Social Responsibility practices, new research suggests. Academics looked at the constructions…
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