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Myths of Flexible Workers

We grew up in an era where either we or our parents would enter the workforce in our 20s with the idea of working full-time until retirement. It was about loyalty and ‘doing your time’ for the organisation and, in return, there was a career path laid out for you. Now we tend to dip… Read more


Positive Reflection

As we near the end of the year, it’s a good time to reflect.  I wonder what you tell yourself and others about 2013. Do you focus on what has gone well, the wins you have had, how you have contributed, what you have achieved, and the relationships you have grown and maintained? Do you… Read more


The Real Benefit of Exercise

As I sit at my kitchen table on a Sunday afternoon planning work for the coming week, my mind is swirling with the upcoming week’s activities – I’ve nearly finished making the class costumes for my daughters end of term performance, the house is a mess, there is washing to sort out, and of course… Read more


10 Top Tips for Returning Parents

We have asked you what would be useful for you to receive and we have listened!  It seems the topic of transitioning out of and back into work is again very topical and of interest to many of you.  This transition (on and off the career track) is one of the areas that parents and… Read more


The Value of Social Capital

An interesting recent observation I have made is around how good women are at “chatting’.  Really, I hear you say, we all know women have no problem chatting when they get together!  Actually, the real observation I have made is that as women, while we don’t lack the ability to chat, we do seem to… Read more