FlexCareers recently welcomed the Reserve Bank of Australia to our network of flexible employers and we’ve been excitedly waiting to share with you news of their new program, launching today. The Reserve Bank of Australia’s MOVE Careers program is a flexibility program that offers so much more than just flexibility. FlexCareers CEO Natalie Goldman said,…
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FlexCoach Carol Erkes has these simple easy steps to help you work out what is your personal brand. Asking yourself these few questions will pay dividends to your 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.
Learn how to wear confidence and resilience like a pair of killer heels! FlexCoach and positive psychology expert Kate Wilkie on how to harness a positive outlook, bounce back from life’s challenges and exude confidence.
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.
FlexCareers employer partner Lendlease is challenging stereotypes, by actively promoting parental leave to men within the business, and having real and authentic conversations about the benefits it can have for families, and for the business.
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.
Those who are ‘all heart’ are rightfully nature’s true born leaders. It is a sign of high emotional intelligence and a hallmark of great leadership. Read why it is a strength.
Don’t be fooled into thinking that the jobs market shuts up shop over Christmas! For many of us the job hunting will continue – here are some great tips from FlexCoach Kate Wilkie on staying positive and focussed over the holidays.
Today, ANZ joins FlexCareers’ network of flexible employers, and we couldn’t be more pleased. ANZ will be offering our community the opportunity to apply for a wide range of roles in multiple locations. From traditional banking to digital transformation and customer experience, the opportunities at ANZ are broad and exciting.
I’ve never described myself as brave. I feigned illness to avoid public speaking in Year 5 and still hold back tears of relief when a flight I’m on touches down smoothly. No one else described me as brave, either, until I resigned from my secure government job as a lawyer to become a freelance writer….
The gender pay gap currently stands at 23% in Australia, but this statistic alone does not capture the full problem. If you don’t have a job, the opportunity to work enough hours, or good working conditions, then wage parity is a secondary issue. The latest data show 9.4% of the female workforce had insufficient hours…
I recently supported a local business with their recruitment. I had 54 applicants respond to the job advertisement. 50 of the 54 had the technical skills to do the job. So why did only 7 made the short list? These 7 made an effort to demonstrate and highlight their skills and experience relevant to what…
I have just finished 15 weeks of full paid parental leave. Yesterday, I returned to work. My employer, PwC Australia gave me the opportunity to stay at home for over 3 months to look after my 6-9 month old son as my wife returned to part-time work, whilst I remained on full pay. I started out thinking of…
Big 4 consulting firm and FlexCareers client KPMG yesterday announced the appointment of Alison Kitchen as its new National Chair. This is another huge step forward for Australia, particularly in an industry where men still dominate senior positions. Ms Kitchen joins a growing number of female leaders within professional services, including Deloitte CEO Cindy Hook,…
Twice in the last week I’ve been asked whether ‘given the lack of political leadership’, if ‘Big Business’ is the answer to the future of the world and society. On both occasions, the panels I’ve been on, have drowned in agreement that Big Business is a super good gap-filler for our current political leadership vacuum….
What can you do, and what do you need to bear in mind, when you are negotiating an offer?
If you’re at a point in your career that you want to make a change, then follow these points to make sure you do it with ease and confidence.
Your next worthy pursuit will probably appear in your periphery, where you least expect it.
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.