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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Having it all

24th October 2016

Talking Talent coach and director, Andrea Grossman, talks to on the ability of working women to have it all...or not. Click here to read more.

How Men & Women see the Workplace Differently

30th September 2016

They go to the same meetings, have the same colleagues, strive for the same promotions. So why are their perspectives—and experiences—so dissimilar? Men and women work side by side, tackling the same business problems, sitting through the same meetings and walking the same hallways. Talking Talent's Karen Rubin talks to...

The Benefits of a Parental Leave Prep Course

23rd September 2016

Coaching helps retain and promote women—and make fathers more comfortable with taking leave. Some employers are adding a new family-friendly benefit: helping workers prepare for parental leave. Karen Rubin, managing director, North America, of Talking Talent talks to the Wall Street Journal about parental leave coaching, how it is designed...

Talking Talent is hosting the rountable 'Moving from strategy to reality' on November 24 in Dublin

12th September 2016

Talking Talent is hosting the roundtable on November 24th with Davy: Moving from strategy to reality: creating a genuinely inclusive culture. We know why it’s important to have an inclusive culture and the benefits that inclusion can bring. Making it become a reality in any particular organisation, that’s the harder...

Wellbeing for Leaders: Self-compassion when running on empty

7th September 2016

Thought provoking articles often linger on the edge of conscious thought. They prod the curiosity button and linguistic earworms burrow their way in. This was the case most recently for me, after I read an article published in GP Magazine by Dr Jennifer Napier. The phrase that struck a chord...

Why men get more promotions than women

6th September 2016

Nicola Jones, Managing Director at Talking Talent offers some food for thought as to why, despite the fact that companies are increasingly placing greater emphasis on improving female career progression opportunities, according to research, the situation has got worse. Click here to read more.

Talent is everywhere. Opportunity is not.

23rd August 2016

Freddie Alves, Managing Director at Talking Talent talks to HR Director about why we must not let our ‘exit’ from the EU encourage ‘exclusion’. Click here to read more. Click here to see Freddie's useful tips on how to lead inclusively during times of change.

Inclusion – are you Passive or Active?

16th August 2016

Ask people in your organisation “what makes you feel included” and all kinds of answers are given. This tells you a lot about what creates inclusion in the real world. It also tells you that the word inclusion means many different things to different people. That is both good and...

Why Companies Have Started to Coach New Parents

22nd July 2016

When Lindsay Abt was pregnant with her first child, she remembers reading a book for expectant mothers that cautioned against making too many big life changes at once. She went ahead and made three anyway. “I broke all of the rules,” she said. Not only did she take on a...

Talking Talent Announced as Personnel Today Awards Finalist

20th July 2016

Talking Talent has been shortlisted for the ‘Consultancy of the Year’ at this year’s Personnel Today Awards. Going up against companies including HR Advise Me, Paydata and Purple HR, Talking Talent will compete for the prestigious award, with the winner being revealed at the Personnel Today Awards gala dinner held...