Resources

The following is a list of all the resources that are associated with Employing and supporting women in your organisation.

Inclusive Recruitment Toolkit

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This guidance material supports businesses to consider more inclusive approaches to recruitment. It provides high level advice, practical tips and resources.

Parental Leave Toolkit

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This guidance material helps business design and adopt more supportive approaches for parents without compromising business needs.

Supported Returner Program starter pack

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This guidance material is a step-by-step guide to planning, developing, implementing and sustaining a supported returner program.

Workplace flexibility toolkit

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This guidance material provides managers and staff with practical supports to aid the design and introduction of flexible work that meets overall business maturity.

Resourcing Request Template

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The Resourcing Request template prompts managers to think more critically about inclusive job design.

A guide to creating a supported returner program

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This map provides a high-level overview of the stages of developing the returner program. The tools to support you during each phase can be found on this document.

Returner readiness assessment

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This resource will help you map your business' current state against a range of factors including those to attract, recruit and retain women.

Strategic drivers

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This resource will help you set clear objectives, refine your program vision and put together a business case for implementing a supported returner program.

Your guiding coalition

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This resource will help you create your network map.

Developing a supported returner program

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This resource sets out the program principles and structural elements to design a supported returner program.

Communication and internal positioning

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This resource sets out the communications fundamentals and provides a sample campaign advertisement and message house for your supported returner program.

Attracting returners

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This resource sets out the principles for attracting returners and provides sample returner advertisements for supported returner programs from overseas businesses.

Interview and assessment

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This resource sets out how to select the right people for the job using a strengths-based assessment.

The returner journey

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This resource helps you to step inside the shoes of the returner and see the experience from their perspective.

Evaluate and adjust

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This resource helps you evaluate your supported returner program.

ACTIONS: Workplace policies

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This resource sets out the actions you can implement to improve workplace policies.

ACTIONS: Social norms

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This resource sets out the actions you can implement to ensure employees feel supported, encouraged and psychologically safe.

ACTIONS: Infrastructure

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This resource sets out the actions you can implement to ensure the physical work environment (uniforms, equipment and facilities) is safe, suitable, clean, well maintained and meets the needs of all employees.

7 Practical Ways to Reduce Bias in Your Hiring Process

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Research shows that the hiring process is impartial and unfair. Unconscious racism, ageism, and sexism play a big role in who gets hired.

ACTIONS: Workforce planning

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This resource sets out the actions you can implement to improve workforce planning.