Annabel Crabb’s International Women’s Day breakfast presentation at the AHRI this morning was inspiring and insightful – but also, sadly, disheartening. It’s clear we still have a long way to go before we achieve gender equality both at work and at home. She spoke passionately on the theme of her recent Quarterly Essay, Men at…
Return to Work
“Almost three years later, I am still at Deloitte and am so happy I took that first step and put my application in; I’m so grateful for the experiences I have had.”
The evening offered a valuable opportunity for return to work experts and HR leaders to discuss the common issues and challenges parents face when returning to the workforce, and how employers can best support and retain talent at such an unsettling time of life.
Meet the Return To Work Program ambassadors, as they share their advice and tips on how to successfully get back into the workplace following a career break.
Goal setting is a great way to start the year, planning ahead and working out what you want is easy with these tips from FlexCoach Casey Ball.
FlexCoach Casey Ball shares her tips to help you come out the other side of being made redundant.
Follow these tips to help you make the transition from holiday routine back to school routine. Forward planning helps us in the workplace and at home.
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.
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!