Managing Working Parents
As a manager, you have the biggest influence on the experience of parents at work and whether they stay or leave. We know it’s not easy, so, to help you our expert coaches have provided you with some guidance on how to be the manager that ‘gets it’.
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Why we need to Rethink Leadership Development of Executive WomenWe’re delighted to welcome Jennifer Petriglieri back to our Shifting the Needle podcast to move the conversation on from ‘dual-career couples’ in episode 4, to why we need to rethink leadership development of executive women, how it’s not about ‘fixing the women’, and why marginal flexibility is a good thing. Listen to the new episode on Women’s Leadership Development here or watch the video above.
Managing People Who Are ParentsPedro Martins, Chief Growth Officer at Total Media, talks to Geraldine, founder and CEO of ECC, on managing parents from his perspective of a father and a manager. Pedro explains how he aims to ensure that his teams are happy and therefore motivated.
Shifting the Needle: Episode 3 – Inclusion NudgesIn this episode, Geraldine speaks with the founders of the global initiative called ‘Inclusion Nudges’, Tinna C. Nielsen and Lisa Kepinski, to discuss how their methods help the brain to change its unconscious behaviour and close the intentions-actions gap by addressing the implicit norms in our cultures and systems.
Inclusive Leadership – Future Proofing Your Management StyleGeraldine Gallacher reveals several statements that she has heard multiple times from managers when she asked them about their management style. They’re widely held beliefs. But they could mark leaders out as being out of touch. So, if you’re interested in future-proofing your management style, read on.
Managing Working Parents: Full ToolkitWe know that for working parents their manager has a critical impact on whether they thrive or indeed leave an organisation. To help you support working parents in their transition, we’ve compiled some of our favourite checklists, tools and tips for you to use into this downloadable toolkit.
How to Have Sensitive ConversationsExecutive Coach, Shalini Sequeira, covers some common conversations you may encounter as a manager. She gives some advice on how to handle colleagues announcing they are expecting including from adoption, surrogacy or IVF and how to support the requests of working parents.
Before Leave: Manager ChecklistWe’ve worked with thousands of managers of parental leavers over the last 25 years. This easy to digest checklist is a combination of our best practice tips and actions to consider. It’s broken down in stages so you can quickly focus on what needs to be done depending on how soon your expectant parent is taking leave.
Why You Need to Invest in ParentsMost of your talent will become parents at some point in their lives and they’ll want to do this at a point in their careers just when they’re really beginning to add value. Find out what this means for you as a manager and what it means to be a manager who ‘gets it’!
Traps to Avoid When Managing Working ParentsThe approach you take as the manager of a parent is one of the most significant factors in shaping your employee’s beliefs about whether they will be able to do well at work and at home. Executive Coach, Karen Falcocchio, lays out three common traps you should avoid.
How to support your working parents
In this area, you’ll find our latest research and thought pieces along with external resources to help you develop robust strategies to support and retain your working parents and caregivers.
The Parental Fog Cross-Industry Report 2021Our third edition of the Parental Fog Index Cross-Industry report ranks the websites of the Times Top 100 Graduate Employers by how transparent their support is for working parents and acts as a benchmark tool for employers full of practical advice on how an employer can reach top “Beacon” status.
Build a Strategy to Support & Retain Your Working ParentsDownload our strategy guide to help your organisation formulate their plans around supporting & retaining your working parent employees. We draw on our team’s extensive experience in working with clients in this area.
Empathy – The Missing Link to InclusionOne of the most misleading beliefs about workplace diversity and inclusion is that if the rational benefits of greater inclusivity are explained, alongside how unconscious biases could be influencing our behaviours – that armed with this information, we will change.
To Lead ‘Well’ is to Lead InclusivelyInclusive leadership. Psychological safety. Empathy. Diversity. Unconscious bias. Equity. So many buzzwords! It feels like every few months there’s a new slogan in the field of diversity & inclusion touting itself as the ‘missing link’ or the ‘key’ to creating diverse, innovative, and productive teams. It’s almost overwhelming – and that’s where the problem lies.
Where are all our Female Leaders?In our recently published Explainer Document & Strategy Guide, our Insights team break down why there are so few women in leadership positions. We provide you with embeddable actions and quick wins for both you and your organisation to combat the issue of gender disparity.
The Great Resignation… or The Great Opportunity?Following on from the wake of Covid-19, global resignations have reached a record high.The psychological impact of the pandemic has caused people to re-evaluate what it is they truly want from their career, and are hyper-aware of whether their organisation is giving it to them.The job market has shifted and is now firmly favouring employees who know that if their current company doesn't offer them the 'new normal' of remote and flexible working, then somewhere else will. How then, can managers & leaders make sure their people stay on?
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