The home for parents just back at work.

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

REAL STORIES

Real stories from real parents to inspire you.

“How I overcame depression and built a thriving business”

How, with professional help, an unyielding determination to get back to good health, and the love of her gorgeous daughter, this mother is back on top…

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How I started my own business with a 10-month-old

It’s no mean feat setting up a business, let alone with a 10-month-old. This mum of one created flexibility to juggle career while still prioritising family.

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“I love my job but found my dream role through volunteering”

Have you considered volunteering to boost your career? Candice McGregor, CEO of volunteer-run West Welcome Wagon, found purpose and ambition in her working life through volunteering.

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“By the time the twins arrived, we were battle-hardened!”

If you’ve ever wondered how people with many children manage the juggle, just ask dad-of-five Peter Hionis.

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LATEST NEWS

Expert articles to help you in your first year back at work.
Five simple wardrobe tips to help your morning routine

Want to reclaim your personal style and save time in the morning? Read our expert tips to looking stylish and put together without the ‘what to wear’ morning stress.

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Jodi Geddes shares her return to work tips

Jodi Geddes, Co-founder of Circle In, shares her return to work tips post-parental leave. Here’s what to do to survive and thrive.

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Our tips to nail job sharing

Have you considered job sharing? It could be the answer to your flexible working dilemma. Here are our tips for building a successful job-share partnership.

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When can an employer refuse a flexible working request?

Many working parents around Australia are employed on flexible workplace arrangements. These arrangements are growing …

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LATEST NEWS

Expert articles to help you in your first year back at work.
Five simple wardrobe tips to help your morning routine

Five simple wardrobe tips to help your morning routine

Want to reclaim your personal style and save time in the morning? Read our expert tips to looking stylish and put together without the ‘what to wear’ morning stress.

read more
Jodi Geddes share her return to work tips

Jodi Geddes shares her return to work tips

Jodi Geddes, Co-founder of Circle In, shares her return to work tips post-parental leave. Here’s what to do to survive and thrive.

read more
Our tips to nail job-sharing

Our tips to nail job sharing

Have you considered job sharing? It could be the answer to your flexible working dilemma. Here are our tips for building a successful job-share partnership.

read more
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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RESOURCES

Practical tools and checklists for parents who are just back at work.

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

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

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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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