Whilst becoming a parent is the most incredible experience, it’s a wonder why no-one ever tells you how it really is?
Good things come when professional women are given the opportunity and structured support to balance their family and work commitments.
To find balance, it takes consideration, identification of purpose, and knowing who you are, to find it.
As we head towards the opening of applications for Deloitte’s Return to Work program at the end of February, here is a bit more information on what it’s really like to work flexibly for Deloitte
Returning to work is challenging and requires a big adjustment for you and your family. However, with careful planning, open communication and the support of a strong network of friends and family, it can also be an exciting opportunity to regain your professional identity and continue on your career journey.
Like many of you, I have a family and I have a career. The two are integral to my self-identity and I have learned lessons as a parent that no amount of time in the office could possibly have taught me.
Whether you are trying to make your full-time role more flexible, or you are applying for a promotion and proposing to work it part-time, flexibly or in a job-share arrangement, here are four keys things to consider.
Adele was determined to find a role that would give her the flexibility she needed to be a mum whilst advancing her career. Here’s how she found it.
Enough is enough – let’s make 2017 the year that pregnant women stop getting fired! FlexCareers Chairwoman Rhonda Brighton-Halls open letter to Australian CEO’s and some sobering facts you should know.
As FlexCommunity member Amy shares, promoting gender equality should be less about implementing strategies to directly enable women to take on more in the workplace, and more about encouraging and incentivising men to take on more in the home.
Talent Acquisition leaders gathered at our final FlexConnect session to answer questions from our community about the recruitment process. Here’s what they had to say and their tips to help you land your ideal flexible role.
As a mum who had been out of the workforce for a couple years, Natalie didn’t feel that it would be easy to find an employer who would give her a part time job opportunity, especially given the type of work that she had done previously.
Chairwoman of FlexCareers, Rhonda Brighton-Hall, recently shared her top tips on how to negotiate flexibility at our recent FlexConnect event. Flexible working is not a privilege of working parents but for now, without it, many talented women will continue to be forced to stay out of the workforce. Flexibility is the way of the future for all, even violin enthusiasts!
How do we really get flexibility rolling?
Research conducted by FlexCareers reveals that workplace discrimination is rife in today’s businesses and is creating an often untold burden for women at a time of their lives when they should be celebrating motherhood, rather than battling for their rights to either work or take time off to settle into this phase of their life.
When life is busy, the easiest thing to give up is time for yourself. This holiday season, as you give gifts to others, also find the time to do something for yourself that you enjoy.
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!