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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 –...
The qualities that are acquired or enhanced during motherhood tend to be underrated, with many women not even including their parental leave on their resume due to the implications it could have on their applications. In PwC’s 2018 report, 42% of women disclosed that they were “nervous of what having a child would do to their careers and 48% of new mothers felt that they were overlooked for career advancement opportunities because...
The doors are opening for women to progress to higher leadership more than ever before, but there's an interesting phenomenon occurring which to me says; forget the glass ceiling, we need to build a whole new architectural masterpiece! Rather than making the changes to wedge that door firmly open by making the modern workplace an environment that women want to thrive in - we’re so exhausted from the climb that we're simply blending...
We recently outlined three company benefits Australian mums are looking for from an employer – an organisation’s culture and values were one of them.  It makes sense that many working mums want to align themselves with an employer that gives back to the community. One of Broadspectrum’s key priorities is ensuring that they are as focused on social value as they are on business success. They have a continuous...