career

So, you are sending your child to uni?
So, you are sending your child to uni? (1 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

Parents are being urged to take an active interest in helping their children investigate university study. Charles Sturt University (CSU) prospective student advisor, Ms Katy Fardell, believes that a parent helping their child to research their options, helps prepare them ... Read More »

Returning-to-work mothers prefer known carer to look after their first child in the home
Returning-to-work mothers prefer known carer to look after their first child in the home (0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5)

Mothers returning to paid work after the birth of their first child prefer their baby to be cared for in the home by a known person, yet for many this is not always a choice says a Southern Cross University ... Read More »

Family life and work: How one career woman found a balance
Family life and work: How one career woman found a balance (5 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

Getting the mix of work and family just right requires an expert juggling act from any parent. This juggling act can become even trickier when you throw in long hours, demanding conditions and shift work. Someone who knows a lot ... Read More »

Work and family life: Finding the right balance
Work and family life: Finding the right balance (7 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

One of the biggest challenges currently facing young families is finding that elusive balance between work and family life. Achieving a good work life balance is difficult. Parents realise the first few years of their children’s life are special and ... Read More »

Balancing work and family life: Liz shows us how she does it
Balancing work and family life: Liz shows us how she does it (3 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

New baby is coming Before Liz became a mother she had a very organised and busy life. The prospect of losing that lifestyle was very worrying for Liz and she did her best to avoid thinking about it. But as ... Read More »

New study finds majority of pregnant women require an average of two months additional sick leave from work
New study finds majority of pregnant women require an average of two months additional sick leave from work (0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5)

Three quarters of pregnant women take sick leave from work but employers can help reduce this through flexible work adjustments, suggests a new study published today in BJOG: An International Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology. The study looked at women ... Read More »

Working mums spend less time daily on kids’ diet, exercise and fathers not picking up slack
Working mums spend less time daily on kids’ diet, exercise and fathers not picking up slack (1 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

When it comes to cooking, grocery shopping and playing with children, American moms with full-time jobs spend roughly three-and-half fewer hours per day on these and other chores related to their children’s diet and exercise compared to stay-at-home and unemployed ... Read More »

Work has more benefits than just a paycheck for mums
Work has more benefits than just a paycheck for mums (0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5)

Working moms striving to “have it all” now can add another perk to their list of benefits – health. New research from University of Akron Assistant Sociology Professor Adrianne Frech finds that moms who work full time are healthier at age ... Read More »

Workplace breastfeeding: A working lunch
Workplace breastfeeding: A working lunch (4 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

If you’ve just had a baby and it’s time for you to get back to the grind, then you may have some questions about how and when it is appropriate to breastfeed bubs at the office (or construction site, or ... Read More »

Abreast of the times: Breastfeeding and work
Abreast of the times: Breastfeeding and work (5 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

Times, they are a-changing. Now with full-time, career minded women in the workplace, the pressures of breastfeeding have become complicated. For the near 120,000 women returning from maternity each year, many won’t be returning to a ‘breastfeeding friendly’ environment, meaning ... Read More »

 
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