Work-Life Transition Training

Making Flexibility Work

The boundaries between work and life have never been more blurred than they are today. While there are many benefits to this new reality, the costs of work-life conflict are high and take a toll on both individuals and their work organisations. Finding innovative ways to help people integrate their work and life across the lifespan is of strategic importance to organisations intent on attracting and retaining valuable talent. As organisations seek proactive and protective work-life solutions, it is important to focus not only upon effective policies but also equipping leaders on how to best manage the realities of a flexible workplace.

This interactive 3.5 hour workshop is delivered by experienced lawyers and psychologists to provide a unique learning experience for leaders on the legal and best practice strategies for managing sustainable flexible work practices.

Irrespective of organisations’ apparently generous policies on the Right to Request (RTR) flexible working, it was predominantly an individual’s supervisor who enabled or blocked access…

- (Burnett, et al, 2012, p, 8-9)

Learning Outcomes:

Available Nationwide and delivered by a Transitioning Well psychologist and workplace relations lawyer from HR Legal, this workshop will:

  • Understand the challenges of work-life conflict and the place of flexible work practices in addressing these needs.
  • Highlight the critical role of leaders in implementing workplace flexibility, including practices that inhibit and enhance its success.
  • Identify common flexibility need points across the lifespan (i.e., work-family needs, eldercare, ageing workforce etc).
  • Understand legal obligations, including responding to requests for flexible working arrangements and avoiding discrimination.
  • Examine relevant considerations when entering into flexible working arrangements including impact on the individual, the business and how arrangements should be documented.
  • Explore best practice strategies and practical examples of effective workplace flexibility in action.
  • Discuss practical implications through real life case studies and the development of personalised ‘Flexibility Action Plans’.
We provide a range of services focused on supporting organisations and their people before, during and after significant life-cycle transitions at work. Operating across Australia, our team of psychologists are passionate about providing the highest level of care to our clients.

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We operate Australia-wide!

Head Office:
Suite 1B, 307 Wattletree Rd
Malvern East, VIC 3145

Phone: 1300 824 808

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