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Becoming financially fit females

Becoming financially fit females

Women face a myriad of financial issues during different phases of their lives. From marital status, through to employment status and even generational differences—each of …

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What to do when you have to start parental leave early

What to do when you have to start parental leave early

One of my colleagues suddenly had to change her plans and start parental leave early. She had made it to the 30-week mark, was adding …

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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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Here’s why bringing your ‘whole self’ to work might just make you happier - Circle In

Here’s why bringing your whole self to work might just make you happier

I recently found myself drawn to a Quartz piece that detailed all things onerous about the term, ‘mompreneur’. While I found myself nodding to most of …

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The importance of keeping in touch

The importance of keeping in touch with parental leavers

I am nine months into my parental leave journey and have enjoyed all of the ups and downs of becoming a new mum. Until recently, …

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A beauty hack that doubles as ‘me time’: Yes please!

A beauty hack that doubles as ‘me time’? Yes, please!

Need a beauty hack that doubles as ‘me time’? Our friends at The BLOW have the answer, plus some hairstyle maintenance tips to get you …

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How to secretly find out about your organisation’s parental leave policy

How to secretly find out about your organisation’s parental leave policy

Do you know what your organisation offers in its parental leave policy? It’s a giant predicament: you find out you’re pregnant and spend the first …

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How to say no politely: the perfectly pitched Yes, No, Yes

How to say no politely: the perfectly pitched Yes, No, Yes

How many times have you opened an email or read a text message, only to think, ‘Too hard, I’ll deal with that later. I don’t …

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school holiday planner

School Holiday Planner

This is a helpful school holiday planner for working parents and carers that are trying to juggle work, activities and care for kids over the …

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How working parents are managing childcare this school holidays

How are working parents managing the school holiday juggle?

With term 2 Australian school holidays starting for many, working parents around the country will be scrambling to fill their kids’ days with activities and …

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What if my parental leave replacement is better than me?

What if my parental leave replacement is better than me?

You are 35 weeks pregnant, tired, hormonal—and in walks your new replacement. He is full of energy and enthusiasm and all you can think about …

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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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Surviving and thriving after burn out

How I regained control of my wellbeing after a career burnout

Arguably, it had been building for several years. It wasn’t triggered solely by a traumatic event, a difficult employer or burning the midnight oil. Hitting …

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When should I return to work?

When should I return to work? Key questions to help you decide

It’s a really complicated, often-dreaded question. If you thought deciding when to have a baby was hard, wait until you need to decide on your …

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Our favourite apps for getting things done

Our favourite apps for getting things done

We love hearing about new apps or favourite hacks to make work and home life easier, and love discussing what we’re using right now. So, …

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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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Surviving the cold and flu season for working parents

How to survive cold and flu season this winter

Hello, winter! Cold and flu season is upon us and chances are at least one family member will catch the latest bug doing the rounds …

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Why childcare costs should sit with both parents

Why childcare costs should sit with both parents

Here’s one that just doesn’t add up: why childcare costs often don’t sit with both working parents in couple families. 

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