Return-to-Office Mandates

This U.S. based research examined the determinants and consequences of return-to-office (RTO) mandates of 500 firms. It found those implementing RTO mandates weren’t any more successful than those who maintained hybrid working practices, and were more likely to be implemented in firms with poor recent performance and powerful male CEOs, with a significant reduction in employee ratings for job satisfaction, work-life balance and perception of senior management. Mandates didn't seem to have any impact on profitability or business performance.

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Career Transition Series

This 9 part Career Transition Guides series developed by Transitioning Well through the National Workplace Initiative supports people through times of major change such as having a baby, a career transition, a personal crisis or significant event, or retiring from the workforce altogether.

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Dad and Partners in Small Business Survey Report

This research explores how Dads and partners in small business manage the transition to working parent, and the challenges in the role of support person for their partner. Key struggles included sleep deprivation, a desire for more time with baby in the first year; and a need for more support and mental health awareness, for themselves and their partners.

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HILDA (Household, Income and Labour Dynamics in Australia) Survey

The recent HILDA (Household, Income and Labour Dynamics in Australia) Survey revealed the proportion of workers working from home (WFH) is unlikely to reverse. This has increased in most industries and jumped from 6% pre-Covid to 24% by 2021. the survey suggests WFH boosted job satisfaction more so for women, especially those trying to juggle childcare, home duties and paid employment.

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Q&A Blockbuster: Navigating transitions: helping employees manage the messy intersection between life and work

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This session looks at changes through the lens of the transitions people experience throughout their life, and the positive role organisations can play in supporting their people. Dr Sarah Cotton shares her insights on what we need to understand about life transitions, such as retiring or becoming a new parent, the impact on the workplace, and what managers and leaders can do to support employees.

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Q&A Blockbuster: Flexible and hybrid working

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What does the future of flexible work look like in a hybrid era? How do we go about it, and what are the risks and benefits?  Libby and Fay explore the cultural, leadership and legal implications for organisations as they determine the best ‘future way of working’ for more meaningful, productive and engaging work.

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Perinatal Workplace Wellbeing

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The successful transition from ‘Working Person’ to ‘Working Parent’ has a direct impact upon your employee’s health and your organisation’s bottom line. This webinar builds upon existing mental health programs to provide knowledge and practical strategies to help mitigate workplace risk across the perinatal period (i.e., the period of time from conception, through pregnancy, and up to a year after having a baby).

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Reset, Restore, Reframe – Making Fair Work FlexWork

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New research from Swinburne Edge and Deloitte Australia based on survey of 2000 Australian workers found they are now wanting more than fair pay. Key findings included wellbeing being top of mind, workers wanting choice in their place of work, people working more and different hours and workers putting a dollar value on flex work.

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