One of the key drivers in my life is social justice – equality for all. I marched passionately for same-sex marriage, and I continue to fight for gender equality. I have made a commitment to myself that, in all aspects of my life, I will actively make a difference in the world that I live in…
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.
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.
This new partnership will offer the FlexCareers community opportunities with Australia’s most iconic companies, almost limitless career pathways and a supporting and inclusive culture. When you join Telstra, you’ll be joining a family of 32,000 people, located right around Australia as well as in international locations.
Congratulations to all of our Employer Partners that have today been recognised by the Workplace Gender Equality Agency as an Employer of Choice for Gender Equality! Amazing to see so many make the list, including so many we have worked with this year to make flexible working, work!
There seems to be a constant discussion around what a CV should look like. The look, feel and description are important and can make the difference between you being successful or not. Guest blogger Natasha Bryer shares her tips to creating the perfect CV.
In this series, we introduce you to our panel of FlexCoaches, each who offer a complimentary 30-minute chemistry session to our community. This week we meet Shannon Young who is passionate about helping individuals re-engage with the passion that drives them at home and at work.
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!!
In this series, we introduce you to our panel of experienced career and life coaches. This week we meet Jo Muir, who is passionate about supporting parents to return to work and assisting them to negotiate flexible work arrangements.
I admit I have asked myself ‘Why?’. As in ‘Why did I decide to have kids?’. I love them to bits but let’s face it, parenting is hard. And it can be even harder when you don’t have any, or little, extended support around you. In this piece, Natasha of CP Balance HR reminds us of the importance of those small moments friends and family can step in to make it a little easier.
This series introduces our FlexCoaches to our community. Read on and get to know Milena McKenzie.
We continually push ourselves to achieve in more in our career, family life and sports. Yet, when it comes to giving our bodies the energy they need to help us smash those goals, we often fall woefully short. Alicia Edge, founder of Compeat Nutrition, shares her top tips on fuelling our bodies to maximise performance.
Before I started this job I didn’t really have a clear understanding of what a career coach did. And now that I do, guest author Betsy Shepard Reed shares these 4 questions to help you decide if you need one.
FlexCareers Co-Founder Joel McInnes has helped hundreds of women return to work. But how did his perception change when his wife went through the process after an 8-year career break?
A talented Project Manager, who had taken a career-break for two years to raise a young family, Natalie felt it would be hard to find an employer that would give her a part-time job opportunity. A chance encounter with FlexCareers on her Facebook newsfeed changed that perception and opened the door to Natalie’s dream career.
Happy Holidays! It’s been an incredible year, underpinned by a massive shift in the narrative around gender diversity and flexible working in Australia and New Zealand, which we are proud to have helped influence. This year FlexCareers has consulted to a wide variety of organisations to help them achieve workforce flexibility in a way that…
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.
Learn how to wear confidence and resilience like a pair of killer heels! FlexCoach and positive psychology expert Kate Wilkie on how to harness a positive outlook, bounce back from life’s challenges and exude confidence.
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!
In this series, we introduce you to our FlexCoaches. Get to know Thai here.