Follow these tips to help you make the transition from holiday routine back to school routine. Forward planning helps us in the workplace and at home.
Community member Fiona debunks the ‘Superwoman’ myth and lays bare the reality for many of us.
As we celebrate Father’s Day this Sunday, it’s important to acknowledge the role fathers play in a gender-equal workforce. With women typically seen as the primary caregivers, fathers can often be forgotten when organisations create parental leave and flexible work policies. “More and more young men, and older men, are wanting to have access…
As working parents, we will always choose spending time with family over work colleagues, but as Lucy shares, you can’t say no to everything. Here are her tips surviving and making the most out of the occasions we choose.
Kate is a full time working mum who believes the secret to having what you want is a supportive spouse, great childcare and help around the house.
Mum of 2, Heather Williams, Senior Associate at Cullen McLeod was starting to feel the pressure until she took control of the situation and came up with a solution. Read more about her journey to finding flexibility.
FlexCareers employer partner Medibank has been recognised as the number one workplace for dads after analysis of Australia’s largest 500 companies by website Direct Advice for Dads and research firm CoreData. Medibank launched a new gender-neutral and generous parental leave policy in March, and offer a wide range of flexible work options that encourage people of all genders to pursue a fulfilling career and life their best life. Find out more here…
Throughout the month of June, FlexCareers is celebrating the amazing work of our FlexCoahes who help our community and who embrace #workplaceflexibility. Over the next few weeks, you will be able to read about their flexible journey’s and why ‘Flex’ matters now and in the future.
Fiona Wilhelm is the Digital Demand Driver of PwC’s Experience Centre. With the increasing demands of a busy work and home life, Fiona finds that PwC’s All Roles Flex policy gives her the opportunity to do her best work as both a parent, wife and employee.
‘Before joining Clayton Utz, I took a short career-break and did some thinking about what my next ideal role might look like. I realised then that I was looking for something different. I wanted a role that I enjoyed and which challenged me, but would also afford me real flexibility so I could manage the…
James Dooley has been with Nielsen since April 2016, where he started as a graduate in an analyst role. Alongside working at Nielsen, James decided to further his education by completing his Masters of Commerce (Marketing) and Research at the Melbourne Business School, a degree he began at the start of this year. A component…
Throughout the month of June, FlexCareers is celebrating the amazing work of our FlexCoahes in helping our community and embracing #workplaceflexibility. Over the next few weeks, you will be able to read about their flexible journey’s and why ‘Flex’ matters.
Throughout the month of June, FlexCareers is celebrating the amazing work of our FlexCoahes in helping our community and embracing #workplaceflexibility. Over the next few weeks, you will be able to read about their flexible journey’s and why ‘Flex’ matters. Here Kate Wilkie shares her story.
Throughout the month of June, FlexCareers is celebrating the amazing work of our FlexCoahes in helping our community and embracing #workplaceflexibility. Over the next few weeks, you will be able to read about their flexible journeys and why ‘Flex’ matters. Julie Lines shares her story here.
Associate Director at KMPG, Jayne Parish, shares her return to work journey and shares her top 6 tips for managing part-time work alongside raising a family. Some great advice, particularly for those of you that have previously tried and given up – the world of work is changing….perhaps it’s time to give your career another try?
As mothers, we are given many things on Mother’s Day – some we can’t stomach like raw egg on bread! We are given cards, posters, “best mum ever” mugs. massages and facials. But is it what we really want deep down?
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…
Thank you to Lianne Baker for sharing her open letter to Hiring Managers and Recruiters with our community. Experienced senior HR leader Lianne captures beautifully the vulnerability all new mothers feel when trying to return to work, and has some sage advice for employers.
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…
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.