How to start a family and navigate work benefits

It’s rare to find people raving about the experience of starting a family and navigating work; the balancing act of getting enough time off while managing a professional career is often precarious. Australia’s maternity and parental leave is still considered to be one of the least generous parental schemes in the world, so has it developed enough to really make a difference? In this episode of Fast Track, I speak to Head of HR for Asia Pacific Spotify, Michael Kim about the possibilities of making parental leave work for everyone, the philosophy that sits behind Spotify’s people-centric approach and what other businesses and employees should look for when creating or asking for family and parental leave benefits.