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returning to work
returners featured
20
Mar

dxw launches returners’ programme to access deep pool of untapped talent

Public sector digital specialist dxw digital has launched a Returners’ Programme to help the company build a diverse, inclusive workforce. According to figures from the Government Equalities Office, at the end of 2017 there were 1.9 million economically inactive women, many of whom have professional or managerial experience.  The same report found just 40 returners’...
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returners featured
15
Mar

Returning to work? Plan for a smooth start

Towards the end of last year, the Government Equalities Office announced a fund of £600,000 to help vulnerable women return to work. This includes providing assistance to women who have experienced issues such as homelessness, domestic abuse and mental health problems. The government also recognises that women with caring responsibilities are significantly disadvantaged. Caring responsibilities,...
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07
Mar

Nine out of ten women face problems returning to work after having children

A recent survey of 1,000 UK mothers has revealed a continuing lack of support from businesses when it comes to balancing family and work. The survey, undertaken by HR training providers DPG, revealed that nine in ten mothers faced issues when returning to work after maternity leave. The most common problems mothers faced were struggling...
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returners featured
26
Feb

A career break is not a career breaker

Returning to work after a career break can be daunting, whether it’s been a gap of six months or six years, returning to an organisation and a role you know well or making a new start. But why? What happens to us when we take a career break that makes it so hard? With a...
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returners featured
27
Nov

Why I want to champion a phased return to work after maternity leave

I previously wrote about my return to work after maternity leave, specifically focusing on how beneficial my Keeping in Touch (KIT) days were. Whilst I believe KIT days are essential to parents returning after maternity, paternity or shared adoption leave, I also think that there are some other ways the process can be streamlined too....
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returners featured
15
Nov

Smoothing your return to work

By Kelly Feehan, Services Director at CABA Whether you’ve been on maternity leave, have taken a sabbatical to travel or have been off work for a lengthy period due to illness, one common factor in all these circumstances is that returning to the office after a career break can be extremely daunting. What if you’re...
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working mum, returning to work featured
16
Oct

Returning to work after maternity leave is tough – don’t make it tougher

Article provided by Holly Pither, PR Associate Director, Bottle I’m in my second week of being back at work as an associate director at Bottle, a PR agency, after almost a year on maternity leave and I have to say that, so far, it has been pretty good. I have enjoyed the challenges thrown at...
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17
Sep

New country, new job – a millennial’s take on returning to the world of work

When you think of a person re-entering the job market after a year or two’s break, you often assume that they’ve taken some time out to start a family or perhaps to care for a loved one. And, while that may still ring true, it’s not always the case. Hordes of millennials are choosing to...
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