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Our sister company, JustMums Recruitment , recently surveyed over 550 women to determine their employment preferences and experiences as working mothers.   The results indicate that flexibility is the deciding factor above every other decision-making criteria– including pay. Of those surveyed, 73%  wanted to change roles due to the lack of flexibility and 41%  were looking to change jobs within the next 6 –...
IAG is one of the first organisations to introduce a complimentary national school holiday care program for its Australian employees. The program highlights IAG’s commitment to creating a fair and inclusive workforce where their employees feel supported. It was identified that access to affordable childcare was a major barrier to their female employee’s participation, retention and career advancement. In 2014 they introduced...
Broadspectrum has recognised  International Women’s Day  (IWD) on 8 March 2018 by acknowledging its progress in closing the gender parity gap but recognising there is still more work to be done.  This year’s theme #pressforprogress is an opportunity to celebrate the social, economic, cultural and political achievements of women.  Broadspectrum sites and...
While there is much focus on the qualities and skills that employers look for in employees, not much is said concerning the things job seekers look for in an employer. But isn’t that just as important? We often hear women say, ‘I’m just a mum.’ Hold up, ladies – there is no ‘just’ about it. Any mum will tell you that being a parent is the hardest job there is, and one that equips you with a...