Medibank initiatives are broad and meaningful. The organisation is striving for real change on different issues, all backed with their support. Included is domestic violence.
Nestlé has restated its commitment for workplace gender balance by becoming a foundation sponsor of Wayfinder: Supply Chain Careers for Women. Developed by Deakin University’s Centre for Supply Chain and Logistics, Wayfinder aims to increase the number of women and girls in supply chain education, training, jobs and careers. Wayfinder helps to make women more visible by…
With so many of these gender role biases all around us, what can we do as individuals, as family members, as friends, as colleagues, as leaders, as employers to change this thinking? FlexCoach Vanessa shares her ideas.
I’m the Asia-Pacific Advisory Learning and Development Leader at EY, and also Chair of our LGBTI inclusion committee, UNITY. I consider myself very fortunate to have a balance of roles and activities that fulfil my professional development and contribution to things that I value in life. I don’t think I started the role 10 years…
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…
FlexCareers is extremely proud to support EY, whose vision for the future of work is so closely aligned to our own. In this article, Claire Sporle, Partner at EY, shares her advice for addressing the gender gap, including embracing flexibility for all, and how we need to look to innovative programs like EY Reconnect to offer more women the opportunity to relaunch their careers.
Gender stereotypes continue to dominate the mainstream media and the arts, shaping ideals about how one should look, act and treat others. When women and girls are depicted, they are twice as likely as men to be shown in sexually explicit scenes; they are also more likely to be the subject of violence.
Sometimes life throws you a curve ball, and for Sue Urquhart, that meant taking a 13 year break from paid work to raise her young family, a daughter and two sons. Here Sue shares her Return to Work story, and how EY’s approach to flexible working and open minded approach to exploring possibilities has supported and encouraged her on the journey.
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.
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.
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.
DuluxGroup are working with NAWO to encourage and support women in operations. We hear from Chemical Engineering graduate Carly Harvy on what it’s like to work in supply chain and the advice she’d give to women looking at a career in a traditionally male-dominated industry.
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!
What has made Iceland and other Nordic countries so successful with their efforts to achieve gender parity, and why is Australia lagging so far behind?
FlexCareers is delighted to welcome GPT Group to Australia’s largest network of progressive, flexible employers. As one of the most respected property companies in Australia, GPT boasts a $20 billion portfolio that includes some of the country’s most recognisable retail and commercial buildings. Find out more about the partnership and exciting range of opportunities on offer here!
Mum of three Karina Kiley was pregnant with her daughter when she saw that FlexCareers employer partner Essential Energy was hiring for apprentice power-line workers. Heavily pregnant, Karina didn’t expect to get an interview, let alone be offered the job – find out how she has got on.
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.
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.
Medibank employee initiatives are broad and meaningful. The organisation is striving for real change on different issues, all backed with their support.