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Broadspectrum is a leading provider of services to major projects and infrastructure across diverse industries; they design, fund, construct, operate and maintain assets. As part of the Ferrovial Services company, an organization that provides end-to-end solutions for infrastructure and cities, they have over 79,000 employees across 10 countries. The company is focused on offering their staff challenging and long-term careers in a...
Returning to work from parental leave can be an extremely daunting and stressful time, not only will you need to mentally prepare yourself, the logistics behind it can be quite overwhelming too. Planning in advance is key to a smooth transition back into the workforce. The opportunity to work flexibly for mothers is an important benefit as it allows them to maintain and advance their careers whilst still being able to support their...
If you’ve taken time off to have children, whether it’s a few months or years, it can be overwhelming to go back to work. But returning to work after maternity leave doesn’t need to be stressful with a few strategies to help you feel more confident on your return. The first - retraining and upskilling, is perhaps an obvious one – but tips two to seven from psychologist and career coach Kristy Levin of The Parents...
At Transitioning Well we always say it is a privilege to work in the space of supporting new parents during what is one of the most special as well as challenging times in one’s life. Having a baby is arguably one of the toughest transitions one will face and returning to work as a new mum comes with its own sets of challenges and opportunities.  About a year ago we began supporting a new mum in a very supportive workplace. She...
With over 5% of the population officially unemployed and many mothers returning to work or looking for a new position, securing your next role can be a competitive process. The competition is heightened too when looking for a part-time position or a flexible role providing better work life integration. Whilst applying directly to jobs advertised online via job boards is integral to any job search process, it is important to utilise a range...
IAG is the largest general insurance group in Australia and NZ and they are committed to providing a supportive, diverse and inclusive workplace for all of their employees. They understand the many challenges of balancing work and family and offer a range of benefits to assist working parents. These include a national school holiday care program, 14 weeks paid primary carers leave and a new initiative #myflex to accommodate flexibility needs....
As a mother the thought of returning to work after parental leave and leaving your little ones can be overwhelming. There are many factors you must consider to ensure your return to the workforce is a successful one Below are Working Mothers Connect’s top tips for a smooth transition back to the workforce: 1. Preparation & Planning Adequate preparation and planning are key and we suggest you begin thinking about your...