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Here to help you navigate your career and parental leave.

REAL STORIES

Real stories from real parents to inspire you.

The Stolen Stylist on making babies and businesses

Like many mothers, becoming a parent inspired Erin Scammell, AKA The Stolen Stylist, to find her true calling in the fashion industry, and reignited passion …

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How I negotiated flexible working in an industry with few part-time roles

Hillary Mitchell negotiated flexible working in the construction industry

Hillary Mitchell is not afraid to chase her dreams – whatever it takes. Like a true warrior she graduated her bachelor’s degree with honours while …

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Natalie Nunn, Director of GIANT Management, Australia's leading modelling agency talks with Circle In about flex working

Natalie Nunn, Director of leading modelling agency, GIANT Management, uses flex to live the dream

When people ask Natalie Nunn, Director of leading modelling agency GIANT Management, to describe herself, she usually jokes that she’s a 1950’s housewife trapped in …

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Dom Storey, partner Cara and daughter Franki

Racing car driver Dom Storey talks career and dad life

Meet Dom Storey; devoted partner to Cara, dad to toddler Franki, racing car driver, Mercedes-Benz driving instructor and brand ambassador amongst other things…a varied job …

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LATEST NEWS

Expert articles to help you on parental leave.
Simplify life. 5 tips to make more space for what matters most

As a former MD of an advertising agency, Suzanne Acteson lived on planes. Even when her boys were tiny, Suzanne travelled for work, spending a …

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Circle In helps this mother to apply for a new role whilst on parental leave

Meet Tilly. Tilly is not her real name (we just love the name!). This mama …

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What childcare best suits your family?

There is no ‘one size fits all’ when attempting to find the right childcare to …

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What does working flexibly really mean?

There is one fundamental problem with the word flexibility. What it means to you is …

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LATEST NEWS

Expert articles to help you on parental leave.
Simplify life. 5 tips to make more space for what matters most

Simplify life. 5 tips to make more space for what matters most

As a former MD of an advertising agency, Suzanne Acteson lived on planes. Even when her boys were tiny, Suzanne travelled for work, spending a …

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This mama motivated to apply for a new role whilst she's on parental leave

Circle In helps this mother to apply for a new role whilst on parental leave

Meet Tilly. Tilly is not her real name (we just love the name!). This mama recently reached out to thank us for helping her. She …

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Circle In talks chidcare options with Mynder

What childcare best suits your family?

There is no ‘one size fits all’ when attempting to find the right childcare to suit your needs and busy schedule as working parents.

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What does working flexibly really mean?

There is one fundamental problem with the word flexibility. What it means to you is something completing different to what it means to others. Employers …

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Thinking about getting back into the workforce after kids?

Have you been thinking about getting back into the workforce after kids? What’s stopping you from chasing your dreams now? Are you wondering how to …

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Re-launching career

Top 10 ways to build confidence and relaunch your career after a break

Career breaks are becoming more common for a myriad of reasons. However, whether you put your career on hold for family, health or other personal …

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Fairer long service leave entitlements for parents and carers

Fairer long service leave entitlements for parents and carers

In very exciting news, changes to the Victorian long service leave legislation will mean that people on parental leave (both unpaid and paid) will now …

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How to start the conversation with your boss around working flexibly

It wasn’t long ago that I was counting down the days and dreaming about my year off on maternity leave. I was happily farewelling my …

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RESOURCES

Practical tools and checklists for parents on parental leave.
Stay in touch while on parental leave

Stay in touch while on parental leave

Our undisputed number one top tip for parental leavers is to stay in touch with your employer during parental leave; stay connected. We cannot stress …

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Au Pair / Nanny contract agreement template

Getting an Au Pair or nanny can be stressful. We often get asked if you should put details of the arrangement in writing and so …

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The facts about parental leave

The facts about parental leave

When we speak to women they want to know the facts about parental leave in simple terms. The same questions always come up; what am …

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Parental leave plan template

This is a parental leave plan for you and about you. It will mean different things to different people and in different roles. It will …

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