Autistic people make up the second-largest disability community – but are three times more likely to be unemployed than anyone else. It’s simply not right, not just because of the social injustice but because of the wasted talent which hurts the economy, businesses and broader society. What is being done about it?
The AFR asked our Co-Founder Joel McInnes, what we’d like to see in the budget this year. We could have talked about ways to incentivise start-ups (like us!) and their employees, but really what matters most to us, is our community. Find out what FlexCareers thinks the Government do to better support working parents and families…
FlexCareers is extremely proud to support EY, whose vision for the future of work is so closely aligned to our own. In this article, Claire Sporle, Partner at EY, shares her advice for addressing the gender gap, including embracing flexibility for all, and how we need to look to innovative programs like EY Reconnect to offer more women the opportunity to relaunch their careers.
FlexCareers recently welcomed the Reserve Bank of Australia to our network of flexible employers and we’ve been excitedly waiting to share with you news of their new program, launching today. The Reserve Bank of Australia’s MOVE Careers program is a flexibility program that offers so much more than just flexibility. FlexCareers CEO Natalie Goldman said,…
We are proud to be partnering with EY to deliver EY Reconnect, a 12-week Return to Work program aimed at women in Perth & Sydney that have had a career break of 2 years or more to raise a family.
‘Being a part of Medibank and benefitting from the company’s flexible working arrangements means Jonathan is able to balance his responsibilities as a father with those of his career’. This is just one of Medibank’s stories, a FlexCareers’s partner employer.
Are you looking to work for a progressive employer offering flexible working arrangements? Icon Water could be the employer for you.
Evoenergy offers you the opportunity to challenge yourself while also giving you the support and tools you need to grow with their business, including being an accredited breastfeeding friendly workplace to support working parents.
A career at the Reserve Bank of Australia is a career where you can enjoy flexible working options and work for the good of Australia.
Progressive employer ActewAGL is a partner of FlexCareers and being the most established energy retailer in the ACT, they are a business that is powered by locals to supply locals with electricity, gas and solar.
A great leader is someone who doesn’t just show the way but empowers others to create their own paths. For Andrea, this means encouraging people to be brave enough to take initiative.
Businesses around Australia are supporting working parents through targeted strategies that can reduce business costs related to recruitment, retraining and restructures, widen the talent pool, increase organisational productivity and performance and improve organisational reputation. In the Australian jobs market today, approx. 4.1 million (38.2%) employees are either parents of a child under 15 years or have caring…
Sometimes life throws you a curve ball, and for Sue Urquhart, that meant taking a 13 year break from paid work to raise her young family, a daughter and two sons. Here Sue shares her Return to Work story, and how EY’s approach to flexible working and open minded approach to exploring possibilities has supported and encouraged her on the journey.
Flexperiment at Contact Energy and find the perfect work-life balance for you! FlexCareers is excited to partner with Contact Energy, a New Zealand company absolutely committed to diversity, pay equity and supporting women in leadership. Find out more about how Contact can power your career.
EY, a global professional services organisation providing advisory, assurance, tax and transaction services, has today joined our FlexCareers community! EY promotes flexible working within their teams by allowing their people more control over where, when and how work gets done, from formal flexible arrangements to flexible start and finish times and work from home…
Being one of the few women working in the energy industry has its challenges for Triss. Here she discusses how having an employer that encourages and supports her has made a huge difference in building her confidence and making the most of her career.
Medibank continues to make headlines for all the right reasons and this new policy does not fall short. To coincide with International Women’s Day 2018, this story showcases how they continue to #PressForProgress.
It is challenging working in a field that is largely male-dominated. Earlier in her career, Carolyn Algar, Chief Information Officer at Z, was acutely aware of being different from her male colleagues and has regularly felt pressure to adapt and conform. Here she gives her advice to women considering a role in ICT, and what organisations can do to support them.
In a move celebrated as creating one of the most generous parental leave entitlements amongst New Zealand’s large employers, staff at FlexCareers employer partner ANZ will be able to access 26 weeks paid leave at their usual salary, plus an additional 2 weeks family leave, offering 28 weeks leave at their full salary.
DuluxGroup are working with NAWO to encourage and support women in operations. We hear from Chemical Engineering graduate Carly Harvy on what it’s like to work in supply chain and the advice she’d give to women looking at a career in a traditionally male-dominated industry.