There’s no question we have all benefited from a regulated workplace and we should indeed honour these achievements. But in today’s world where the lines between work and life are becoming more blurred, the rigid 9-5 eight-hour office role is increasingly archaic.
Earlier this week, our FlexReady consulting team hosted an engaging panel discussion event at Stone & Chalk in Sydney. The evening offered a rare insight into what flexible working success looks like, delving into how leading employers are embedding flexibility, uncovering the wide-ranging benefits, from gender equality to employee wellness and examining the challenges employers face along their flexibility journeys.
With climate strikes taking place all around the world this week, and hundreds of Australian businesses now pledging to participate, the conversation around what we can do collectively as a society to reduce our carbon emissions and mitigate climate change is becoming widespread.
We know that a truly flexible approach to workplace flexibility means that flexible working can come in many shapes and sizes. For Matt Laine, a Dispute Resolution Specialist at AGL, flexible working has provided him the opportunity to support his personal passion – animals.
This Father’s Day, we talk to FlexCareers co-founder and father of three Joel McInnes about why there’s never been a better time to be a father, how having kids changed his work life priorities and what more he thinks needs to be done to normalise flexibility for everyone. How much progress do you see being…