Businesses around Australia are supporting working parents through targeted strategies that can reduce business costs related to recruitment, retraining and restructures, widen the talent pool, increase organisational productivity and performance and improve organisational reputation. In the Australian jobs market today, approx. 4.1 million (38.2%) employees are either parents of a child under 15 years or have caring…
Flexperiment at Contact Energy and find the perfect work-life balance for you! FlexCareers is excited to partner with Contact Energy, a New Zealand company absolutely committed to diversity, pay equity and supporting women in leadership. Find out more about how Contact can power your career.
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.
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.
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!
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!!
Whether you are an insurance professional, or just starting out, Allianz have a wide variety of opportunities to help you take the next step. Join a global leader, work with a diverse group of people and see how far you can go in a positive, rewarding environment.
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?
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 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!
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.
Medibank continues to make headlines for all the right reasons and this story is another great example of how Medibank is enabling employees to live life to the fullest whilst pursuing a career.
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.
The gender pay gap is closing, but men are still earning an average $26,527 a year more than women. But are we making enough headway ask WGEA Director Libby Lyons and FlexCareers CEO Natalie Goldman.
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!
Bunnings is now a partner of FlexCareers. The Bunnings network can offer career opportunities in metro and regional areas across Australia and New Zealand. Is there one for you?