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…
Australia’s boards do not accurately reflect the diversity of the country. It’s an alarming and discomforting statement but according to a recent report from the University of Sydney Business School and Human Rights Commission, it’s true. So what can businesses do to address the issue – and what makes a good leader, anyway?
Autistic people make up the second-largest disability community – but are three times more likely to be unemployed than anyone else. It’s simply not right, not just because of the social injustice but because of the wasted talent which hurts the economy, businesses and broader society. What is being done about it?
We are proud to be partnering with EY to deliver EY Reconnect, a 12-week Return to Work program aimed at women in Perth & Sydney that have had a career break of 2 years or more to raise a family.
A career at the Reserve Bank of Australia is a career where you can enjoy flexible working options and work for the good of Australia.
A great leader is someone who doesn’t just show the way but empowers others to create their own paths. For Andrea, this means encouraging people to be brave enough to take initiative.
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.
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.
FlexCareers is excited to welcome Essential Energy to FlexCareers. With a strong track record in supporting and encouraging women’s careers, commitment to flexible working and a range of family-friendly policies and employee benefits, Essential Energy is an exciting and hugely supportive place to work!
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.
Medibank employee initiatives are broad and meaningful. The organisation is striving for real change on different issues, all backed with their support.
FlexCareers employer partner Lendlease work hard to ensure that every employee has the opportunity to live their best life, by providing a flexible and supportive working environment. We hear from Sarah, Digital Procurement Lead for the Lendlease Property Business, on what flexible working allows her to achieve – and it’s pretty impressive!
bachcare®NZ is now a FlexCareers partner. They understand there is a fine balance between work and play for employees and encourage flexibility as required when building strong partnerships. Read more about the partnership here.
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?
DuluxGroup’s strength as a partner of FlexCareers comes from their deep commitment to promoting flexibility. DuluxGroup understands a workforce feeling valued will deliver high achievers and great results. Read more about the partnership here.
Returning to work after maternity leave is a stressful, and often emotional, time. It’s a whirlwind of planning and preparing, finding childcare, reconnecting with your professional self and working out our your family’s new schedule. And for many, the critical issue remains – how am I going to feed my baby? As part of our…
Today, FlexCareers celebrates another amazing partnership. We are thrilled to announce Origin Energy, Australia’s leading energy retailer, is joining our network of flexible employers. As a major employer across Australia and New Zealand, Origin Energy will be offering our community the opportunity to apply for a wide range of roles across different locations. From traditional…
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,…
Today is the launch of Flexible Working Day, which provides us with an opportunity to celebrate and showcase how flexible working can benefit all employees and employers. Medibank’s own FlexBetter provides employees with a variety of options to help incorporate flexibility into their days. Justine Cain, Divisional General Manager of Medibank Health, actively uses FlexBetter in order to achieve…
Today is Australia’s inaugural Flexible Working Day and a great time to have a conversation about why this is so important. What is flexibility? Flexible working simply refers to better meeting the needs of individual employees by being flexible with where and when they carry out their work. While lots of the literature about Flexible Working…