Trust and communication are fundamental building blocks of effective workplace flexibility. Hear from FlexCareers Advisory Board Member Kathy Finckh on simple strategies you can employ to be successful.
The Future of Work
MATTHEW SALISBURY, OF WSP, SHARES HIS VIEWS ON WHAT IT WILL TAKE TO ACHIEVE GENDER EQUITY IN AUSTRALIA. Four years ago, US businesswoman and author Sheryl Sandberg had discussion boards buzzing with her book Lean In: Women, Work and the Will to Lead. In it she told women to empower themselves, step up the challenge and embrace…
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…
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….
Good things come when professional women are given the opportunity and structured support to balance their family and work commitments.
As we head towards the opening of applications for Deloitte’s Return to Work program at the end of February, here is a bit more information on what it’s really like to work flexibly for Deloitte
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.
Talent Acquisition leaders gathered at our final FlexConnect session to answer questions from our community about the recruitment process. Here’s what they had to say and their tips to help you land your ideal flexible role.
Women entrepreneurs are generally more successful in their campaigns. They are shown to be more energetic than men, receive more investors per campaign and a higher average donation value, raising 10.75% more money than male-run campaigns.
How do we really get flexibility rolling?
There is a litany of reasons small businesses fail.
More than half of Australian women have been discriminated against in the workplace for being a mum, a study has shown.
The business world as we know it is rapidly changing and 2016 is set to be no different. Rhonda Brighton-Hall shares her predictions for the year ahead and where we can expect to see the greatest shifts in the workplace gender equality debate.
FlexCareers & Australian businesses to improve gender diversity in the workplace.
For us here at FlexCareers, today marks an exciting moment in our company’s short history.
What FlexCareers is going to attempt to do – to change the way careers work – is SOO very overdue that I am pleased to be able to roll up my sleeves and help get it done!
Our understanding of work is still hanging on to some old concepts. Rhonda Brighton-Hall, FlexCareers ChairWoman, explains what’s changing and why we can finally be optimistic.