Balance and boundaries.

Today many of us struggle with feeling overwhelmed and over-extended, and we feel that every day is a ‘race against the clock’. We are constantly playing ‘catch-up’ with the whirlwind of commitments. Read our tips on maintaining balance and boundaries.

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Here’s how employers can avoid losing talented women during the pandemic

21st October 2020

The ongoing pandemic is negatively affecting women in the workforce, but it doesn't have to be that way. Read what Teresa Hopke, CEO at Talking Talent, Inc has to say in Human Resource Executive

Parental support is for life, not just for parental leave

19th October 2020

In Open Access Government Lucinda Quigley, Head of Working Parents at Talking Talent, discusses the ways in which businesses can support their working parents beyond the initial stage of parenthood and help them establish a healthy work-life balance.

The changing face of work & family life: An interview with the CEOs of Talking Talent and Working Families

13th October 2020

Chris Parke, Global CEO, Talking Talent and Jane van Zyl, Chief Executive, Working Families We kept wishing the world of work would change. And it has. There has been a huge shift in the way we work since Covid-19 – for the better. Yet so many questions remain unanswered and...

Talking Talent and Working Families partner to transform the world of work

12th October 2020

Partnership combines over half a century’s worth of experience and understanding of the needs of working parents, carers, and employers today. The Covid-19 pandemic has posed particularly intense challenges for the UK’s 13 million working parents. In fact, they are, alongside those with broader caring responsibilities, among the hardest hit...

Be a boundaries ninja and avoid the ‘work-life blur’

9th October 2020

Lucinda Quigley, Head of Working Parents Even in ordinary times, many parents struggle to balance work and famy commitments. Add working from home and the challenges Covid-19 has brought into the mix and these struggles are amplified, creating a real ‘work-life blur’. Parents need to balance their conflicting and sometimes...

TT Online shortlisted in Learning Technologies Awards

18th September 2020

Our digital coaching platform TT Online has been shortlisted in the 2020 Learning Technologies Awards Most innovative new learning technologies product. Winners will be announced on 18 November.

Don’t be overthrown: why rooting out bad leadership behavior is crucial for business

12th August 2020

Earlier this year, Forbes published research with the London School of Economics focusing on an all too common form of employee mistreatment, ‘supervisor social undermining’ defined as ‘when a supervisor intentionally tries to hinder an employee’s success at work, interfere with their ability to maintain positive work relationships and attempts...

Active or Passive inclusion: What’s your style?

11th August 2020

If the pandemic has taught us anything, it’s that we have no idea what’s going to happen next. To survive the next stage, businesses have to be reactive, and to do that they need teams which are diverse in every sense. For the organisation to be able to pivot to...

Post-pandemic, what kind of leaders do we want?

11th August 2020

We know from our coaching that there has been an evolution of the kind of leadership different generations expect; they prioritise leadership competencies differently. Boomers prioritise predictable employment and good wages. Millennials prefer to focus on flexibility and transferrable skills. While Gen Z live life more pragmatically, don’t label themselves...

Why leaders must embrace neurodiversity to make better decisions

11th August 2020

It’s not uncommon to see corporate teams that don’t function as well as they should or could. Their underperformance becomes increasingly apparent at times of critical decision making. Faced with a problem as complex and destabilising as the lingering COVID-19 virus, it’s clear we need more neurodiversity -- people who...