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Real stories from real parents to inspire you.
We moved around the world three times in five years

We moved around the world three times in five years – Circle In

Jacob Bonk is Human Resource Director, Australia and New Zealand, for beauty company L’Oréal. A father to two young children, Jacob and his wife have …

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I started my masters while on parental leave - Circle In

I started my masters while on parental leave

Have you ever wondered how a mother can care for young children, her family, nail her job and still find time to study? We are …

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How one mother masters self-confidence to live her ultimate start-up life

It’s clear Fiona Killackey LOVES running her own consultancy business. Who wouldn’t love the freedom to work flexibly, on projects that inspire you, not to …

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I moved to Singapore and had a baby overseas

Erin is an ambitious career woman and, as a sports media and marketing expert, has worked with some of Australia’s biggest brands, clients and agencies. …

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LATEST NEWS

Expert articles to help you in your first year back at work.
When can an employer refuse a flexible working request?

Many working parents around Australia are employed on flexible workplace arrangements. These arrangements are growing in popularity and give people the ability to better juggle …

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Yes flex! How to nail flexible working when you’re just back at work

Yes! You’re just back at work and have negotiated flexible working arrangements… Congratulations! But what …

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Top 10 best ever tips for a trouble-free return to work

Working parents, we salute you! Having kids has made you more efficient in the home, …

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Circle In inspired me to ask for flexibility after baby #number2 … and I got it

We just love hearing from our fabulous members and feel extremely proud when you reach …

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LATEST NEWS

Expert articles to help you in your first year back at work.
When can an employer refuse a flexible working request?

When can an employer refuse a flexible working request?

Many working parents around Australia are employed on flexible workplace arrangements. These arrangements are growing in popularity and give people the ability to better juggle …

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YES FLEX! HOW TO NAIL FLEXIBLE WORKING WHEN YOU’RE JUST BACK AT WORK

Yes flex! How to nail flexible working when you’re just back at work

Yes! You’re just back at work and have negotiated flexible working arrangements… Congratulations! But what next? How do you ensure success for both you and …

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Top 10 best ever tips for a trouble-free return to work

Top 10 best ever tips for a trouble-free return to work

Working parents, we salute you! Having kids has made you more efficient in the home, and now that you’re just back at work you’re taking …

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Circle In inspired me to ask for flexibility after baby #number2 … and I got it

Circle In inspired me to ask for flexibility after baby #number2 … and I got it

We just love hearing from our fabulous members and feel extremely proud when you reach out to share how Circle In inspires you every day. …

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

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

This is Jodi Geddes, co-founder of Circle In’s, personal story. She is one of the thousands of mothers who has lost a baby in the …

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You’re superwoman…I don’t know how you do it!

People label me ‘superwoman’ – almost every time it comes up that I’ve got four kids, work full time and head up a function in …

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The Personal Styler’s top 5 styling tips for working mothers

The Personal Styler’s top 5 styling tips for working mothers

Hey, hardworking mums. Hands up who jumps for joy every morning when she opens her wardrobe? Most of us love the idea of being an …

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Group with hands in air celebrating free time

Making the most of your time

If anyone knows how to make the most of her time, it’s the indefatigable Natalie Nunn; Agency Director of GIANT Management modelling agency by day, …

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RESOURCES

Practical tools and checklists for parents who are just back at work.
Tips for updating your CV

Tips for updating your resume

You’ll love these simple tips for updating your resume. Getting back in to the workforce can be daunting enough after having a baby, let alone …

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Au Pair / Nanny contract agreement template

Getting an au pair or nanny can be stressful. We often get asked if you should put details of the arrangement in writing and so …

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Requesting flexible working arrangements - template

Requesting flexible working arrangements template

Asking for flexible working arrangements might be daunting. Here’s a pitch-perfect letter to use as a template to submit your request to your employer (see …

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Numbers, emails and websites to help you through parental leave and returning to work

We have complied a list of key websites and links to help you navigate your career through parental leave and returning to work.

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