Real Working Parent Stories

INS – the small Aussie company outdoing Google

Listen here INS Career Management is an impressive trailblazer for family friendly small businesses! The company provide a free on-site crèche, flexible working, daily yoga, boxing, walking clubs and more. This month, Parents At Work CEO, Emma Walsh, interviews Sophia Symeou, CEO and co-founder, and Adam Aaron, Learning and Development Manager of the Sydney company…

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Inspiring Women in Law Who Did It Anyway – Belinda Harvey Interview

LISTEN HERE READ the transcript here In celebration of International Women’s Day 2018 and the #PressforProgress theme we interviewed Belinda Harvey who is one woman doing it her way – in an industry that is renowned for making it exceptionally difficult for women to make it to leadership positions. Belinda who is Partner at International…

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City Dad on taking extended paternity leave

City Dad, Adrian Dyer, on taking extended paternity leave to put his family first, taking a step back and focusing on what’s really important Adrian Dyer began his career in the Merchant Navy as a navigating officer. He came ashore in 2000 and has worked within the shipping industry in the City of London ever…

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What you need to know about the Government’s Pregnancy and Return to Work Report

In our April blog Stand up Australia – Our working mums and dads deserve better we brought you the preliminary findings of the Government’s National Review into discrimination related to pregnancy, parental leave and return to work after parental leave. The landmark Human Rights Commission study found 50% of women experience discrimination during this period.…

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A Chat with Karen Morris, Creative Director, Underground Communications

“Don’t beat yourself up…learn from the experience and work out a way to deal with it next time, even if it’s to be more realistic…” Karen Morris is the force behind Underground Communications. She is a talented writer and communicator providing multi-channel communication services to clients through her business Underground Communications. Oh and she is also a…

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