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With equality and gender diversity being a hot topic among women in business, is it any wonder why women are the top sicky takers and considered less employable? Imagine this ..... You are sitting at your desk, your eye on the corporate ladder and dreams of what climbing it will bring for you; fulfilment, more income, a new car or an overseas holidays. Then your phone rings, it’s your child’s day-care, Little Charlie has...
Being a working mother is an understandably difficult proposition, requiring the combining of both a career and the rigors associated with raising a child. Many times, working mothers may find that they feel pulled between two disparate roles or even struggling to ascertain their true identity. It can truly be a time in a woman’s life that causes her to lose her confidence. However, it does not have to be this way. The reality is that a...
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...
We chat with Lisa Roberts, Manager in the Liquidity and Implementation Team at AustralianSuper, about managing the work/life balance whilst raising a child. You’re a Manager in the Liquidity and Implementation team at AustralianSuper.   How do you manage the work/life balance? Since returning to work I no longer work on BAU activities, as that is pretty difficult to do on a part time basis. I work three full days a...