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The 7 flexible work requests we hear most
We know that future of work trends are for flexibility. But what does this actually mean at a human level? And how can companies use it to attract great employees? We recently surveyed 300 people in the Beam network and beyond about the kinds of part-time and flexible arrangements they’re looking for at work. While … Continued
How to play superannuation catch-up
At Beam, we’re extremely passionate about women’s financial independence. Part of the reason we push for part-time work is that it can help keep women in the workforce, even during the early child-raising years. And that means that even when childcare seems to sap a household’s income, super is still being tucked away. Lumix Wealth … Continued
Sustainable and challenging part-time careers – Lucy shows us how its done
For Lucy, being the parent of a toddler is a privilege but working part-time in a fulfilling role that she loves means he gets the best of her and so does her employer, Eventbrite.
Part-time talent: changing the game
“Elena has completely transformed the business, delving much deeper than the initial technology offering.” The Challenge: Dr Marty Brewster is building an online wellbeing community for entrepreneurs. His challenge was to find someone able to tell the story and principles behind the business with one significant point of difference: as a wellbeing business, they needed … Continued
Top tips for working part-time, or should we say smart time…
The traditional ways of working are being challenged and it’s not just by employees.
For Eventbrite, part-time brings leadership quality
What happened when Eventbrite ran full-time and part-time hiring campaigns for an HR Manager role?
Australian Women at Work
Flexibility is the future
Why the 8-hour workday doesn’t work
“Give me 5 hours of power in the office and I’ll perform like a gold-medal Olympian.” BY STEPHANIE REUSS, SEPTEMBER 6, 2017 For some of us – us with busy-as-anything days, weeks, years – working part-time is the most intense, productive, efficient and results-oriented working we’ve done in our lives. Gone are the days when … Continued
Struggling with the juggle? Don’t.
“Don’t struggle with the juggle.” It could be Beam Australia’s motto but it’s Emma Levy, a rockstar Beam recruit, who has this advice for people looking for more flexible work options. Returning to Sydney from London Emma realised, having been out of the workforce for five years to raise her children, only a role that … Continued
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