We love sharing our community member’s stories. Story telling and sharing remind us we are all human, and we all go through experiences through our lives. It is an opportunity to share and learn from each other by way of those lived experiences.
Return to Work
Your toolkit to make confidence a way of life Congratulations and thank you for joining us for this blog series! We hope you’re making fabulous progress towards your dream career!! Our mission has been to help you reboot your confidence and make the journey from self-doubt to self-belief. We’ve looked at how your mindset can…
Offering a different type of Returner Program in the Australian market, candidates returning after a career break are offered permanent roles or 12 month contracts at Macquarie. Alisha concluded her most recent role as a senior product developer in 2015, leaving her job to spend three years travelling. Upon returning home to Sydney in January…
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!
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 excited to launch our newest campaign, partnering with SAP to source talented women looking to re-enter the workforce after a career break. Launched in 2016, the program is currently available in Japan, Korea, India and Singapore and FlexCareers is excited to be partnering with SAP in Australia. Offering project-based assignments and practical experience, the program is another example of SAP’s commitment to achieving gender equity in what has been a traditionally male-dominated industry.
If you are thinking of returning to work but are not sure where to start, FlexCoach Carol Erkes has 4 tips to get things going in the right direction. Carol’s years of experience in HR and recruitment means she is able to walk you through the steps to make your career aspirations come true.
Here is the 3rd installment of the Confidence Blog series written by FlexCoaches Debra Close and Kate Wilkie. If you are not loving your job and confused about what to do about it, this blog is for you. Debra and Kate show you 4 steps to build a roadmap for your future that will give you clarity and confidence.
What is the MOVE Careers Program? This program is designed to provide more experienced professionals with the opportunity to MOVE their career forward and continue their professional growth on flexible terms. Program participants are provided flexible employment opportunities as either technical experts or managers and supported to have successful careers through flexibly delivered and curated…
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,…
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.
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.
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!
The career decisions we make have a big impact on our lives, personally and professionally. FlexCoach Jo Muir shares her 4 tips to make sure the decisions we make are the right ones.
Before I started this job I didn’t really have a clear understanding of what a career coach did. And now that I do, guest author Betsy Shepard Reed shares these 4 questions to help you decide if you need one.
Is there a perfect recipe for success or do we just need to follow our hearts and give it a go? FlexCareers community member Betsy shares her Return to Work story.
FlexCareers Co-Founder Joel McInnes has helped hundreds of women return to work. But how did his perception change when his wife went through the process after an 8-year career break?
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.
Returning to work after several years away is challenging, without a doubt. To succeed we need support, and flexibility to manage the curveballs life throws at us and our family. The Deloitte Return to Work program is structured to facilitate this balance between work and life, promoting personal wellness whilst creating a professional impact. Take the leap and apply.