In November 2015 Women’s Agenda and Professional Mums published their second Part Time Power List. A list of the most influential professionals working part time*. As I scrolled through the list, it struck me that most of the professionals on
Growing up I knew I wanted to have a career but I didn’t want to be the standard working mum. I also didn’t want to be a stay at home. I felt that I’d place all of my self-esteem
I thought preparing for my return to work after maternity leave included organising a start date with my employer, negotiating work days and hours, start and finish times, finding suitable daycare and work clothes that actually fit. Wrong!
The best ways to negotiate flexible work arrangements in a new role (Guest Blog by Employee Champion)
After 15 years in Human Resources, I find that I often get family / friends asking questions about their workplace “can they do that?!”. I am currently on parental leave and so to fill what I think is a need
This guest blog post was written for and featured on Employee Champion. Working part time since becoming a mum has enabled me to enjoy motherhood and a corporate career at the same time. I know from reading media articles that there
There is a conversation I had with a manager a few months after I returned to work (post baby) that has stayed with me, stuck in my mind. The manager asked me why I worked part-time and I told her
This week I had lunch with a friend who is simultaneously job hunting and trying to get pregnant. Yep, been there! And it got me thinking about what it was like being an Undercover wannabe Mum. Having children didn’t come