Browsing Tag: flexible working

Thank you for showing up

My boss just thanked me simply for showing up. Not for working hard or coming up with good ideas. Not for being risk management extraordinaire (that’s a thing in lawyer world). Not for being an awesome employee (I’m that too, by the way).  For showing up. And showing up late at that…

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…

How I Flex #WorkThatWorks

Other than the odd social media post here and there, I don’t post much about my day-to-day life as a career mum. So, in line with my new commitment to sharing more of my personal career mum journey, here’s what you may have missed…

Work life balance or work life mix?

People are rebelling against ‘work-life balance’ in favour of work-life mix. What is this ‘mix’ you speak of…

My never-ending quest for work-life balance

Our lives are constantly changing. Balance is not a static thing. The scales will shift and we need to remain mindful of the changes and ask ourselves if the status quo is still working for us…

Taking your baby to work: Benefits for the Boss  

Taking your baby to work has benefits for your employer too…

#babiesatwork

When I finished work for maternity leave (if 10 days counts as maternity leave) I didn’t plan to return to work within a matter of weeks with my new baby girl in tow. I didn’t plan to give up working altogether – I’d studied for six years to get my degree and had worked hard at my job. I also loved working – it was (and still is) a…