Being a working parent comes hand in hand with a permanent state of guilt, and the challenges facing working mothers are well recognised. But spare a thought also for working fathers. As International Men’s Day approaches, we’ve put them in the spotlight for a change. Continue reading “Work / Life: A Balancing Act For Fathers, Too”
Each year at the National Worklife Week Conference, speakers from companies large and small present on the latest flexible working initiatives which have delivered not only bottom-line benefit to their organisations, but also invaluable intrinsic satisfaction to employees. Continue reading “Flexible Working – 5 Gains for Employers”
“Career Limiting Move (jargon): Any action endangering one’s future prospects of getting plum projects and [salary] raises, and possibly one’s job”. (Source: http://www.thefreedictionary.com).
We’ve probably all executed a few of these in our time. Some more cringeworthy than others, of course. Hitting ‘send to all’ in inappropriate circumstances surely has to top the list. As does leaving the company laptop in a taxi after a few too many post-work drinks. Or having a baby and taking statutory maternity leave.
Say what? Continue reading “From ‘Mum’ To ‘Working Mum’: 8 Ways Employers Can Support The Transition”
You don’t have to delve very far into any HR or business magazine to stumble across the subject of corporate wellness. It’s a gathering trend, and if it isn’t already on your business radar, you should think about setting the wheels in motion. If you’ve yet to be convinced, read on … Continue reading “Corporate Health For Corporate Wealth”
There are many benefits of flexible working for employees. Learn the top advantages for staff and organisations. Continue reading “The Benefits of Flexible Working for Employees”