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.
Health, Mind & Body
How to support your employees with flexibility through times of crisis.
Every day we make assumptions about people and their lives. We accept things as true without question or proof. But what if we consciously stopped assuming? FlexCoach Shannon Young shows us how to have the right conversations first.
Debra and Kate explain how to banish the ‘What If’s’ from your vocabulary to be confident and grow from the challenges.
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.
Not all social relationships can go smoothly, unfortunately. But when they don’t, friends can help you pick up the pieces. Having friends who make you feel like you belong may be a key to better physical health.
‘When we believe that we can develop our skills it feels easier to take a risk and try something new. We’re able to recognise that it’s our effort and our attitude that most influences our success.’
Are you in a confidence crisis? Learn to overcome and power through this moment from Kate and Debra.
Resilience, a word we all know but do we understand what it really means? Here Trusted Adviser, Facilitator and Coach Francine Paton shares her 3 simple strategies to help you build it.
‘That morning rush can only be described as an assault course as you hunt for shoes, battling through teeth brushing and negotiate the menu on offer for breakfast!’ Rachel Worden shares her 7 styling tips to help your morning routine run smoothly.
I just spent a weekend away with my girlfriend who’s struggling with what so many working women wrestle with. The confidence to make the change to do work she loves!
How can you start recognising your achievements and feel the strong positive energy? Learn to love the person on the inside! Kate and Debra share their secret to identifying what you have to offer.
Throughout the month of June, FlexCareers is celebrating the amazing work of our FlexCoahes who help our community and who embrace #workplaceflexibility. Over the next few weeks, you will be able to read about their flexible journey’s and why ‘Flex’ matters now and in the future.
As mothers, we are given many things on Mother’s Day – some we can’t stomach like raw egg on bread! We are given cards, posters, “best mum ever” mugs. massages and facials. But is it what we really want deep down?
Face your Fears – and make real progress towards your work dreams! This next blog from the ‘Reboot Your Confidence’ series by Kate Wilkie and Debra Close explores our inner fears and shows us how we can overcome them.
Thank you to Lianne Baker for sharing her open letter to Hiring Managers and Recruiters with our community. Experienced senior HR leader Lianne captures beautifully the vulnerability all new mothers feel when trying to return to work, and has some sage advice for employers.
The reality is that we all have parts of work and life that we want to change – it cant be “perfect” all the time. And that’s true! Trying to have someone else’s idea of balance just isn’t going to work.
FlexCoaches Debra and Kate take are taking us on a journey. A journey to help women find their confidence, return to work and own their future.
Celeste Tramonte hates housework and almost avoided it altogether until she started practising these 3 strategies to help her prioritise her time. Find out what those strategies are.
When FlexCoach Shannon Young has her ‘off’ days, she follows these 3 steps. Stopping to take a breath can help refocus and find balance again. Find out how she does it.
Have you ever met someone who seems to be buoyant with optimism and wish you were more like them? I have and it had left me feeling rather ‘meh’. But what if it didn’t need to be the case? FlexCoach Kate Wilkie tells why the ‘Inside Out’ movie can teach us how to be optimistic on demand.