Are fathers now experiencing the same pressures mothers have for decades?
Great strides have been made to level the playing field for mothers and fathers at work. But then why do half of working fathers in Asia-Pacific believe that leveraging those equal opportunities have a detrimental effect on their career? And why do seven-in-ten dads feel that their career progression slowed down after having a child?
The beginning of the paternity paradox.
Expecting more than a baby: Closing the employee experience gap for working parents
An in-depth study that assesses the state of working parenthood in the UK today
– what is really happening when life meets work.
In understanding and confronting the challenges faced by working parents, this report shows why & how the savviest organisations will provide targeted support, optimise employees’ experience, and...Download now
Coaching vs. Employee Assistance Programs
HR practitioners understand the value and demand for coaching and are often the pivotal champions who introduce coaching to the workplace. But from some perspectives, coaching has similarities to the on-demand counseling services offered by Employee Assistance Programs (EAPs). Our latest whitepaper explores the key differences.Download now
Working out burnout
Talking Talent offers an in-depth study to get to the heart of what triggers burnout with professionals in UK businesses, identifying trends, attitudes and behaviours across family set-ups, industries and seniority of position, as well as offering key insights for employers on preventative approaches to burnout.Download now
Moving on from maternity
Improving the gender balance within an organisation is proven to increase performance and profits. In Ireland today – as the rest of Europe – men and women are still not equally represented in senior positions. Female talent is draining away at all levels, with the transition to parenthood being the major pinch point.Download now
Women-only coaching support: why bother?
This insight paper explores the five biggest objections our clients hear when proposing our women-only Progression Coaching programmes. We look at the responses that have been the most effective in overcoming those objections and the success that we have seen from our programmes to date.Download now
The Female Talent Pipeline
Our 2013 insight paper explored how organisations can address the lack of women at senior levels and steps they should consider to building a sustainable pipeline of talent.
What developments have we witnessed? Who is taking positive action, and why? How are they making it work – and what remains the greatest barriers?Download now
The Career Paradox for UK Women
This report is an examination of the working environment for women and mothers and seeks to understand what organisations are doing to support female career progression. It sets out to identify which are the best and worst sectors for women and working mothers.Download now
Not Just a Numbers Game
Since Lord Davies’ report, ‘Women on Boards’, was published in 2011, updates reveal that women are still not sufficiently involved in the day to day strategic running of organisations. Nor are there any clear signs of improvement. A significant shift in the focus on female development is needed.Download now
Building the Business Case
We understand that when you initiate a conversation about executive coaching for your female talent, you can invariably hit a number of roadblocks.
Our latest insight guide provides a clear approach to building a rock solid business case; from identification of talent gaps through to articulating the strategic impact.Download now
The World is Changing
Transforming Support For Working Parents Is Fast Becoming A Business Imperative.
Are your employees silently evaluating their career choices? New research suggests that for many the transition into parenthood is seen as a barrier to career progression prompting them to actively turn to employers who offer innovative and flexible support.Download now