852 women and 132 men responded our FlexCareers survey on pregnancy, parental leave and return to work experiences, and hundreds more brave women reached out to us to share their stories, many of whom have never returned to work because of how they were treated. On International Women’s Day 2018 we published our findings, in the hope that employers will acknowledge that we have a problem – and take urgent steps to address it. We’d like to thank each and every member of our community that participated – your voices will be heard.
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…
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.
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.
This exciting partnership brings opportunities to work for Nielsen to help clients around the world understand what’s happening now, what’s happening next, and how to best act on this knowledge.
FlexCareers works closely with organisations around Australia and New Zealand to help them understand the benefits of flexible work, define and implement policies, and to coach and train leadership teams and front line managers on how to embrace flexibility. A HUGE part of this is understanding what YOU want. What is working and what is not – have your say and help us to shape the future of work!!
Whether you are an insurance professional, or just starting out, Allianz have a wide variety of opportunities to help you take the next step. Join a global leader, work with a diverse group of people and see how far you can go in a positive, rewarding environment.
FlexCareers is incredibly excited to launch our latest product, further cementing our reputation as Australia and New Zealand’s most experienced Return to Work partner. If you need to source talent for an upcoming Return to Work program, or are looking for an employer that will offer you a fully supported route back into your career, then FlexCareers has the technology, and the connections, to help.
FlexCareers is excited to welcome Essential Energy to FlexCareers. With a strong track record in supporting and encouraging women’s careers, commitment to flexible working and a range of family-friendly policies and employee benefits, Essential Energy is an exciting and hugely supportive place to work!
Medibank continues to make headlines for all the right reasons and this story is another great example of how Medibank is enabling employees to live life to the fullest whilst pursuing a career.
Getting more women into leadership roles could boost the economy by almost $900 million, according to new research commissioned by FlexCareers employer partner Westpac. Find out more about the study, and FlexCareers partnership with Westpac here.
FlexCareers is incredibly excited to be partnering with global infrastructure firm AECOM on an industry-first, term-time only contracts for working parents! Designed to encourage qualified engineers and scientists to return to an industry they may have left because it was impossible to balance work and family life, this new initiative will give employees 12 weeks…
What can you do, and what do you need to bear in mind, when you are negotiating an offer?
FlexCareers is proud to join representatives from The Diversity Council of Australia, GM Holden, Medibank, PepsiCo, The Parenthood, Women’s Agenda and Gold Medal Winner Kim Brennan in supporting Australia’s inaugural Flexible Working Day on June 21st.
What FlexCareers is going to attempt to do – to change the way careers work – is SOO very overdue that I am pleased to be able to roll up my sleeves and help get it done!
If I know one thing I know this – that the really great companies have really good people behind them. Not perfect people, but genuinely good people who are working hard to do the right thing by the community, their clients and their partners.
Our understanding of work is still hanging on to some old concepts. Rhonda Brighton-Hall, FlexCareers ChairWoman, explains what’s changing and why we can finally be optimistic.