The big fat myth Work/life balance, how many times do you hear people reference this? I mean, the number of companies that advertise this as a perk of working for them – it’s crazy. It’s a big, fat, myth. The only people who can even do a reasonable job of half pulling this off are […]
New research among more than 2,000 UK adults – all in full-time or part-time work – commissioned by KnowYourMoney.co.uk has uncovered the importance of flexible working practices to employees today.
There are a ton of issues faced by mothers when they return to work after maternity leave. Some of them, are familiar to many women, others will be very personal to your own situation.
Getting back into the workplace after having a career break can have a large impact on confidence. It is no mean feat finding the self-belief to convince yourself that you can do it, and it will be fine. Being a Mum, in itself, carries an impressive list of skills that are sought after by employers, […]
Once children are born, it’s common for parents to alter the way in which they work. The specific way in which those patterns of work change differ hugely between families and also change and develop as children grow and also as more children are born into a family, and parents try to work out how […]
Having a baby is really a life-changing event. Following the birth of your child, you aren’t responsible only for yourself anymore. The life of a helpless human being depends entirely on you. Having a baby changes not only your life, but also your priorities. Despite all this, being a mummy is great. For many mums […]
Many of us have days when we don’t want to go to work. It’s normal to dread the alarm going off and to wish you could stay in bed all day from time to time. What’s not normal is to have a job that damages your mental or physical health. You’re probably never going to […]
Mothers are highly resilient and multi-talented. Once you become a mum you realise that everything you have learned until that moment will never equal the stress, and the skills that are required for taking care of a baby. Despite the odd pre-natal class perhaps, the bulk of us are totally unprepared for this new role. […]