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Six activities for your kids when you’re on a conference call

Working from home with kids in tow? You’ll need to find a way to keep them entertained when you get on your work calls.

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Six ways to boost your self-confidence after parental leave

Learn how to reflect on your achievements and new skills, tune out negative self-talk and empower yourself with confidence.

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Report: Menopause and the workplace

One in eight women steps away from their job during their menopause journey. Circle In uncovers the isolating experience of menopause at work.

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Parenting can give you more confidence, if you do it right

Want to be a more engaged parent but holding yourself back? David Willans discovers the rewards of staying in the parenting game.

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How to start the conversation with your boss around working flexibly

Feeling the struggle of returning to work after baby? Here’s how to have that all-important conversation with your leader about working flexibly.

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Time for a referee health check? Be strategic, get organised and help your referees help you

Did you know referee fatigue is a thing? This, and other expert tips to help you pick and get the most out of your referees.

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How COVID-19 brought me my first kiss

One upside to the pandemic has been the demise of the ‘weekend dad’ and a bit more love going round!

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Our top 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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One mother’s experience of using her keeping in touch days

Do you know all your parental leave entitlements? Don’t let your keeping in touch days go to waste! They’re a game changer for new parents.

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Tips for guiding an employee back to remote working after parental leave (from someone who’s been there!)

Your employee is returning to work after parental leave… remotely. Have you thought of everything? A manager and employee account of making the leap back to work in a pandemic.

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How not to be a trigger-happy parent

Kids winding you up? David Willans of BeingDads shares an insight that will change how you view your child’s behaviour.

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Are your managers setup to support your carers?

This National Carers Week, we discuss three quick wins for your managers to better support carers on their team.

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The ups and downs of parental leave in a pandemic

Lockdown has certainly had its ups and downs. Three Melbourne mothers share their feelings about parental leave in 2020.

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An open letter to working parents from Kate Pollard

Young kids at home and juggling work? We see you, we hear you… we feel you! Kate Pollard wants you to know you are not alone.

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How to find out about your organisation’s parental leave policy without giving away you’re pregnant

How do you find out what your organisation’s parental leave policy is without giving away you’re pregnant? This is what you and need to know.

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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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Childcare Victoria (stage 4): What to know and where to look

What Victorians need to know about childcare during stage 4 restrictions and where to access information.

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How Medibank launched a support group for working parents

Launching a support group for working parents? Then look no further. We take an up close look at Medibank’s working parents’ support group and steps to starting your own.

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