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Kate Sykes & Allison Tait


Career Mums (non-fiction, Penguin 2012)


Kate Sykes is founder and director of Kate is the founder of – Australia’s first dedicated careers centre and jobs board for working parents and parents returning to work. Kate is also a workforce planning specialist working with businesses to implement flexible workplace policies and retention strategies to retain parents after parental leave. She is a member NSW EEO Practitioner’s Association, a member of the Talent Leadership Consortium, a member of AHRI, and the chair of the Canberra Business Council’s Workstyles Committee which focuses on promoting flexible workplace practices in the ACT region.

Allison Tait is an experienced journalist who has been writing for books, magazines and newspapers for more than 20 years. Her list of writing credits includes magazines such as marie-claire, Madison, Vogue Australia, CLEO, Cosmopolitan, Sunday Life and more, as well as newspapers such as the Sydney Morning Herald and Sunday Telegraph, and online sites such as NineMSN’s Money and Careers websites, and She is the author of Credit Card Stressbusters: Slash Your Debt in 90 Days (Wrightbooks), and documents her life as a writer and mother of two on her blog



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