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Here to help you navigate your career in the first year back at work

Real Stories

Real stories from real parents to inspire you.

Susie Hopkins on navigating her son’s autism diagnosis and her own wellbeing

How to achieve less stress and more wellbeing when caring for a child with additional needs? Susie Hopkins, solo mum, shares her story.

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Three Birds Renovations’ Lana Taylor kicks parental guilt to the curb

You’ve devoured her reno tips with Three Birds Renovations, now take inspo from founder Lana Taylor’s career and parenting style.

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How the pandemic showed Hayley she’d found her workplace match

Melbourne mum-of-two on taking on a new HR role as the pandemic sent us into lockdown.

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How Rick Foster is helping kids cope with their worries

Rick Foster wrote a book, Why Worry Wally?, to help kids deal with their worries and kick the stigma around mental health issues.

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Latest News

Expert articles to help you in your first year back at work.
Our four best tips to re-assess your career and make a plan

Work and life values out of sync? Maybe it’s time to re-assess your career and get intentional about where you’re headed.

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How Jodi Geddes returned to work after losing her baby at 14 weeks

Miscarriage affects one in four pregnancies. Jodi Geddes shares the painful story of losing her baby at 14 weeks and the lessons learnt.

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Returning to work, post-baby, in a COVID world

A new mum reflects on parental leave during uncertain times and shares her tips for reaching out to a new parent who’s returning to work.

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How to rediscover your identity

Do you ever stop to think about the person you’ve become? Maybe it’s time to pause and unpack your self-identity?…

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Latest News

Expert articles to help you in your first year back at work.
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Our four best tips to re-assess your career and make a plan

Work and life values out of sync? Maybe it’s time to re-assess your career and get intentional about where you’re headed.

read more
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How Jodi Geddes returned to work after losing her baby at 14 weeks

Miscarriage affects one in four pregnancies. Jodi Geddes shares the painful story of losing her baby at 14 weeks and the lessons learnt.

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Returning to work, post-baby, in a COVID world

A new mum reflects on parental leave during uncertain times and shares her tips for reaching out to a new parent who’s returning to work.

read more
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How to rediscover your identity

Do you ever stop to think about the person you’ve become? Maybe it’s time to pause and unpack your self-identity?…

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Creating and maintaining strong professional networks

Maintaining your professional networks has never been more important for working parents. We explore the practical ways on how to maintain your professional networks and visibility on parental leave with expert Michelle Redfern.

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Welcoming mums back to work: a guide for managers and parents

The ‘return to work after maternity leave’ — Note to managers

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Messy play bingo: how many have you checked off?

Simple messy play activities for time-poor parents, plus ideas to limit the mess.

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What does working flexibly really mean?

Thinking about working flexibly? It helps to understand the many faces of flexibility in the workplace. Let’s take a look.

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Resources

Practical tools and checklists for parents who are just back at work.
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Your go-to list of resources to help you through parental leave and returning to work

Expecting? All the information you’ll need to help you navigate your career through parental leave and returning to work.

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Requesting flexible working arrangements template

This is the year for flexible working! Hearts and minds are shifting on the ways we work. Use this template to submit your request to your employer.

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Setting up your workstation at home: a useful checklist

If you’re new to remote working and don’t have a dedicated study, use this handy guide to get setup.

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Employing an au pair or nanny? Your go-to agreement template

We’ve taken some of the stress out of your search for an au pair or nanny and prepared a contract agreement template for you to download and make your own.

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