Browsing Tag: flexible work

What is flexible working?

True flexible work is the ability to choose when, where and how we work. Flexible work is not just for mums. It enables all workers to better manage all the parts of their life while at the same time improving productivity, commitment and loyalty to their employer. Flexible working is the future of work…

I took my baby to a 3-day work conference, here’s how it went

What do you do if you were invited to a 3-day interstate professional development summit, but you’re exclusively breastfeeding your 5 month old baby? Go to the summit and take your baby with you, of course…

Should we leave our personal life at home?

We’re often told that we should keep our personal lives separate from our work lives, but I don’t agree that we should leave our personal lives at the door when we go to work. In fact, I think we should encourage employees and colleagues to share more about their personal lives. Here’s why…

5 tips for taking your baby to work

If you follow my blog you’ll know that I have taken my daughter (now almost 8 months) to work with me since she was a few weeks old. Many people have asked me how I make this work, so here are my top five tips for taking your baby to work. 1. Have realistic expectations  Some (ok, most) things will take longer to do than they did pre-baby. Make a list of…