FlexCommunity member and talented copywriter Katie Tilden shares her thoughts on Flexible working, and her journey to fulfilling her career ambitions and inspiring her family.
Women and Work
In theory, the world of entrepreneurship should be gender-blind. Start-up businesses are judged on whether they survive or die, and you might have thought that the same stark definition was applied to entrepreneurs themselves. But the discussion around how business people operate in this bruising arena has struggled to detach itself from broader stereotyping around sex – and it is starting to wear thin.
Superstars of STEM is a new program by Science and Technology Australia that aims to smash the stereotypical portrait of people in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM). The Conversation
FlexCoach Elly Stone shares her maternity leave tips to get you moving in the right direction
This is how one member of the FlexCommunity found a great job. *Hint – it’s easy, and it saves you from wasting your time too
Follow these tips to ensure a smooth transition
Let’s look at why confidence is not the only key to a woman’s success.
At what point will we no longer have “women in tech” panels, and just simply have panels with women on them, talking about the amazing things they do and know? Nicola Hazell is doing something about it.
It all starts with self-awareness…understanding ourselves. Really thinking about what am I capable of and what do I want to achieve.
Good things come when professional women are given the opportunity and structured support to balance their family and work commitments.
Returning to work is challenging and requires a big adjustment for you and your family. However, with careful planning, open communication and the support of a strong network of friends and family, it can also be an exciting opportunity to regain your professional identity and continue on your career journey.
Like many of you, I have a family and I have a career. The two are integral to my self-identity and I have learned lessons as a parent that no amount of time in the office could possibly have taught me.
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.
Adele was determined to find a role that would give her the flexibility she needed to be a mum whilst advancing her career. Here’s how she found it.
Enough is enough – let’s make 2017 the year that pregnant women stop getting fired! FlexCareers Chairwoman Rhonda Brighton-Halls open letter to Australian CEO’s and some sobering facts you should know.
As FlexCommunity member Amy shares, promoting gender equality should be less about implementing strategies to directly enable women to take on more in the workplace, and more about encouraging and incentivising men to take on more in the home.
The career path of a Mum seems often to be a scenic trail rather than a clearly signposted highway….
Often the last thing on your mind when you go on leave is returning to work and least of all networking. However, effectively managing your career while on leave can significantly impact on your successful return to the workforce.
Re-entering the workforce after a break can be very daunting. Here are 7 ways you can help yourself transition back to work and land that perfect flexible job.
Women assume that professional power involves trade-offs and sacrifices. Late night working, travelling, insane work pressure – women assume these are the payoffs of a senior role because she has seen her male boss behave or work like this