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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Beware the millennial march

18th September 2019

September 18 th 2019: Organizations are about to be hit with a problem that could impact their very survival. Millennials, a generation leading the charge for a fairer society, and set to make up half of the U.S. workforce by 2020 , have grown up during the recession. They choose...

How extending fathers’ parental leave will help address the paternity paradox

27th August 2019

Our CEO and Co-founder, Chris Parke, challenges businesses to tackle the paternity paradox and level the playing field for mothers and fathers at work. Read the full article here in DiversityQ

How can your business support flexible working parents?

22nd July 2019

Our Managing Director, Working Parent & Executive, Rebecca Hourston , highlights seven ways that businesses and HR can support flexible working parents here in Open Access Government News

Nine ways to tackle the gender pay gap

18th July 2019

Following MP Penny Mordaunt’s plans to foster gender equality in the UK last month our CEO Chris Parke offers an easy to follow tick list on gender diversity. Read the full article here in HR Review.

Extending fathers’ parental leave to help address the paternity paradox

3rd July 2019

Here at Talking Talent, we fully support and back the latest news that Theresa May wants to extend paternity leave as part of her legacy plans. Whilst some organisations do offer more generous packages (less than 10% of businesses), and Diageo are pioneering equality for both parents by offering fully...


26th June 2019

Daddilife interviews Talking Talent's Rob Bravo, Coaching Director and Head of Wellbeing, on the modern-day challenges for dads at work and where workplaces need to be heading.

The paternity paradox: fathers believe their professional progression slowed down after having a child

12th June 2019

Seven-in-ten dads across Asia-Pacific say their career development took a dive once they became a parent This Father’s Day, the full impact of paternity leave has come to the fore across AsiaPac. A new survey from Talking Talent , the global coaching consultancy leading the gender diversity agenda, has revealed...

Conditioning vs. reality: Men need to talk too.

12th June 2019

Men’s Health Week this year focuses on the numbers we tend to forget about, like the fact that o ne man in five dies before he is old enough to retire. Or, that 75% of suicides are committed by men. Supporting gender equality in the workplace requires that organisations invest...

How to Get Ahead Whilst Working Flexibly

21st May 2019

As part of a CityParents expert panel, our MD Rebecca Hourston shares tips and advice on how to keep your career moving forward without giving up flexibility.

An interview with Talking Talent: Julie Hadfield, EY - “How I made Partner”

9th May 2019

Fifteen years ago, Julie Hadfield was an accountant at EY , and struggling with low confidence. Now, she is a Partner at EY, mother of three young children, and co- creator of EY Absolute. It wasn’t easy, but she believes a combination of hard work, coaching, and grit have empowered...