Category: Flexibility

Category: Discrimination

Requesting flexible working arrangements

This article appears on the Fair Work Ombudsman website. Requests for flexible working arrangements rules Some employees who’ve worked for the same employer for at least 12 months can request...

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Meet the people benefiting from the jobs boom

Excerpt of an article featured in the AFR on 14 June 2019. Heather McGiddy Executive Assistant, Abbotsford, Victoria. Heather McGiddy, 44, wears many hats: executive assistant, start-up founder, secretary of...

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Workplace flexibility

Article published by Workplace Gender Equality Agency (WGEA) Flexibility is becoming increasingly important for organisations across Australia as they begin to recognise it as a key enabler of gender equality. To...

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Every day is Flexible Working Day at JustMums Recruitment

At JustMums we walk the talk! Our team all work remotely and flexibly. Each team member chooses their days and hours to suit their family commitments and childcare arrangements. It...

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Flexibility high on the agenda for working mums

In December 2018, JustMums Recruitment surveyed over 550 women in Australia & New Zealand about their employment preferences and experiences which gave us great insights into life as a working...

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Parents at Work Podcast series

JustMums Recruitment partner with Parents at Work on a number of initiatives. Parents at Work support not only mums and dads but also organisations to better manage the challenges of...

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JustMums Recruitment Annual Survey Results 2018

We surveyed over 550 women in December 2018 about their employment preferences and their experiences as a working mum. The results paint a clear picture of what employers need to...

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Category: Discrimination

Flexing your rights: when can an employer refuse a flexible working request

Many workplaces throughout Australia employ individuals on flexible workplace arrangements. These arrangements are growing in popularity and give people the ability to better balance work and life as well as...

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Key guidelines on recruiting flexibly

Offering greater flexibility for all employees makes good business sense and can result in: lower absenteeism, greater productivity, increased employee morale and loyalty. Working mums are incredibly committed and disciplined,...

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Employer commitment to flexible work still too low

How do you think your organisation is tracking in terms of providing flexible working options? Recently, the Workplace Gender Equality Agency (WGEA) released their annual report into gender equality in...

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More flexibility for working parents would benefit us all

On Friday, the JustMums Recruitment team were honoured to attend an International Business Leaders think tank event (run by our partners Parents at Work) on the subject of advancing parental leave...

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Nurturing a workplace culture that supports women

Did you know that cultural factors at work are more than twice as likely as individual factors to contribute to a woman’s belief that she can reach top management? A...

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If you offer flexibility, you attract top talent (and a lot of it!)

When we recently advertised a “work from home” role in Melbourne, we received 103 applications in 30 hours! That’s an incredible response and just goes to show how many people...

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Flexible Working Day – Wednesday 6 June

Every day is a flexible working day for the JustMums team. Our entire team of mums work part-time (at home, cafes, play centres or at our serviced office in Melbourne's...

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Radio interview – Talking “Flexible Workplaces” on Talking Lifestyle

Erin Kefalas was recently interviewed on Talking Lifestyle about what we learnt from our recent "Flexible Workplaces" survey - and why it's so important for employers to offer flexible work...

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Category: Discrimination

Flexible workplaces: a win-win for both employees and employers

We believe there is still a gap in the “flexible workplace” conversation. It’s a gap around the benefits – not for employees and women, but for employers. This month, International Women’s Day was marked...

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Prep orientation can be hard – and that’s just for the parents!

For many working parents, managing kinder and school timetables can often be challenging. Whilst we all try our best not to miss important milestones or events in our children’s lives,...

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We practice what we preach!

At JustMums Recruitment, we are serious about flexibility and we practice what we preach with our team, our clients and in particular our candidates. If you work part-time (or perhaps...

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