Real Stories: Sharing Parental Leave From a Dad’s PerspectiveSietse Offringa, Brand Education Manager at Edrington, highlights the reasons behind his decision to take shared parental leave, the concerns he had prior and the introduction of the Modern Family Leave policy at Edrington.
How Can I Get Ahead at Work?Executive Coach, Hannah, talks about the common traps she sees people fall into when thinking about the pre-parental stage and how these can affect their careers. Watch Hannah being interviewed as she shares her tips to avoid falling into them!
How to Avoid Being Mummy TrackedWhile outright sexism is not something that many of you are going to encounter these days, you might well experience some well-intentioned managers who see you in a different light now you’re pregnant. Here are some tips from ECC’s founder Geraldine, to avoid being “mummy-tracked”.
The Parental Transition: Full ToolkitWe have coached thousands of expectant and new parents as they go through this important transition. Here are some of our favourite checklists, tools and tips to help you manage this transition.
How to Have A Conversation That You Are ExpectingAntoinette Willcocks, from a magic circle law firm, talks about her experience of sharing the news that she was expecting. She gives her insights about what she wishes she had known then that she knows now.
Real Stories: Sharing Parental Leave From a Dad’s PerspectiveMax, an expectant dad from Total Media, shares his motivations for opting for shared parental leave and how his employers, media agency colleagues and friends have reacted. He also gives his advice on how to approach key conversations about SPL at work.
Handover: ChecklistIn the few weeks before leave, you should firm up and start a formal handover plan. Use this checklist as a starting point or the bullet points to structure a practical conversation with your manager – or work on it together!
Laying The Path For Your Return Before You LeaveIf your parental leave is fast approaching, consider laying the path for your return. Follow these tactics on goals, priorities and relationships.
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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.
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.
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.
The Parental Fog Index 2020Our second annual, Parental Fog Index, ranks the websites for the Times Top 100 Graduate Employers by how transparent their support is for working parents.
External Perspectives: Catalyst – Women in The WorkforceThe Women in the Workforce Report (UK) is a statistical snapshot of the female labour force and covers various areas such as Gender Pay Gap, Women in Leadership and Education. It examines the work environment and tracks the representation of women in the workplace.
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