Vodafone New Zealand know that in creating an inclusive workplace, flexibility delivers a range of benefits – not only to their people, but to their customers too. What does this look like in practice? Well, let’s take a look at what smarter ways of working help Vodafone to achieve in Christchurch: It’s not only about creating…
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.
‘I taught them that gender didn’t matter, that if you were willing to learn, motivated and determined to succeed, you could become the expert. They even began asking me for marriage advice!’ Meet Jane of Your Property Success sharing her experience of men’s work.
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.
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.
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.
On November 23, join the National Association of Women in Operations, NAWO, and a panel of industry leaders for a NATIONAL ONLINE LIVESTREAM forum on gender equality in operational industries.
Get the lowdown on Australia’s first school term employment program. Spoiler alert – you absolutely get every school holiday off work!
The biggest topic at the moment in Australia (which even drowned out the constitutional crises) is that of passing an act that would legalise same-sex marriage. For starters, I find it bewildering that our political leaders have abdicated their leadership capabilities by calling for a postal vote surveying the Australian public at cost of $122…
We’re on a mission to change the way careers work. You can help us to understand how we can achieve this by being a member of our Community Advisory Board (CAB). We’re taking expressions of interest now.
FlexCareers have created a series of workshops to help set women up for sustained success in their careers. Each session is a stand-alone 2 hour interactive workshop packed with practical tips to help talented women create their own version of success.