We’re finally into November, but 2020 has been… umm… 2020. And in nearly every conversation I’ve had with my friends, family and coaching clients in recent weeks and months, we’ve touched on disbelief around what we’ve lived through, and how we’ve coped. A consistent theme that keeps popping up in my conversations is how many of us can succumb to the lures of “thinking traps”.
Video conferencing has removed many of the challenges women encounter at the workplace and looks set to permanently alter gender roles for the better.
Read the employee wellbeing team’s best tips for prioritising and maintaining mental health and wellbeing.
FlexCareers is excited to announce our new partnership with CSL to bring you more flexible jobs with a progressive employer in the biotechnology sector.
We want to welcome our newest employer partner, Zenitas! We’re proud to bring more flexible opportunities within the healthcare sector to our community.
Almost two decades after initially joining Macquarie, Maria Vojetta re-joined in a very different role than the one she started in.
Flexibility is one of three pillars we are focused on to build a diverse and inclusive workforce, including different genders, people of different cultures, across all generations and at all stages of people’s careers. By making flexible work the norm, all diverse groups benefit.
With remote-work and social distancing becoming the new normal, onboarding new employees means re-thinking your company’s onboarding and training processes.
In 2017, Westpac Group introduced a dedicated Tailored Talent Autism Hiring Program to turn the traditional recruitment process on its head.
Some forms of flexible working have been available at Nestlé for years. But in 2017, we simplified our approach to making flexible working more accessible to more employees.
Flexible working has been a critical focus at EY for many years and we are proud of the progress we have made. At the end of 2019, 27% of our people in Oceania used informal flexibility regularly and 45% occasionally.
I like to think of myself as independent. Chances are, you’d say the same about yourself. It’s a positive attribute: to be able to manage one’s own interests, work and lifestyle without too many outside influences or reliance on those around you.
But when you’re co-parenting, it’s okay to be interdependent.
We’re excited to welcome our newest FlexCoach: Linda Assaf! Linda has joined the talented group of career coaches who can help you advance in your career, grow your confidence, and more. Each month they provide us with some of their best tips and advice either on our blog or social media channels.
This series is a space to share real life career switches. These are the stories of people who have had the courage and creativity to turn left or to create a new career path. It’s a space to focus on the skills you’ll need to open new doors and what it is really like to navigate taking the plunge into a new career.
We are excited by the possibilities of true flexible work and what it means for our roles, families, and whole lives. At South East Water, we offer a variety of flexible work arrangements to help employees achieve work-life integration. FlexCareers worked with South East Water to help train leaders in flexibility and implement flexible working…
We’ve welcomed a new FlexCoach on board and can’t wait to share her expertise with you! Our FlexCoaches can help you with any number of career and work-life questions and situations, and each month they share some of their best tips with you through blogs and videos.
Working through a global pandemic has at times been difficult and challenging, but CommBank employees have done done so with amazing grace and enthusiasm. Below, some employees share how they’re overcoming challenges and finding new opportunities with the support of great teams and colelagues.
The FlexReady certification enables businesses to signal to both candidates and current employees that they are embrace flexibility, and that individuals can have a conversation without bias to outline exactly what flexibility they need to make work ‘work’ for them
BHP, a leading global resources company, has partnered with FlexCareers to advertise a number of their flexible opportunities to our community.
BHP has an aspiration of achieving gender balance and 8% indigenous participation across their organisation by 2025, and BHP is committed to fostering a culture where its employees can bring their whole self to work.
One of the major themes from the Prime Minister’s office throughout the COVID-19 pandemic is: ‘try to find a way to work together’. As more and more employees start to return to their usual workplaces and ‘return to normal’ it’s clear that employees and employers alike are going to be required to take heed of this advice, perhaps even more so than ever.