Moving on from maternity

Why Businesses In Ireland Need Better Support For Working Parents

Improving the gender balance within an organisation has been proven to increase performance and profits. However, in Ireland today – as in the rest of Europe – men and women are still not equally represented in senior positions. At all organisational levels, female talent is draining away, with the transition to parenthood being the major pinch point at which women decide to leave, or find their career stalling. 

Businesses have begun to recognise that there’s a powerful commercial imperative to nurture not only talented women but all working parents, by proactively targeting the transition to maternity and paternity leave, and then back to work, with coaching-based support.

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