This workshop is designed to support employers in managing expectant and new parents in the workplace, helping to retain talent

Who is this workshop for?

Anyone who is a manager of someone going on maternity/parent / adoption leave, and managers who want to upskill in preparation to support their employees.

Workshop outline

During the workshop, we will consider:

  • The challenges for parents and organisations
  • How to recognise and encourage transferable skills
  • How to support employee engagement including issues relevant to each period:
    • Announcement
    • Pre-leave (2 months prior to leave)
    • During leave
    • Pre-return (2 months before return)
    • Initial return (first 2 weeks back)
    • Post-return (up to 12 months post-return

Workshops are run in small groups to allow space for participants to ask questions, share feelings, worries, and experiences, developing ideas for best practice, and top tips.

Workshop outcomes

  • Managers feel able to better support their employees helping to retain their skills for the organisation.
  • Participants will leave with a better understanding of the challenges faced during this phase. They will have gained knowledge of how to support employees at each stage during this transition.
  • They will also leave with a support network of other managers to work with as they continue the journey.

How the workshop is delivered

  • Duration: 3 hours
  • Online or face-to-face
  • Number of attendees: Groups of up to 10
  • Includes a 15 min Q&A session

Emily is a Mummy to three boys and the founder of WorkBabyLife. She is on a mission to help businesses retain their valuable employees who become parents by supporting employees to balance their professional and parenting roles.

She has a background of almost two decades in the corporate world, predominantly at Mars Inc. across a variety of sales and marketing roles and honing her coaching skills.

She has a 100% client retention rate and 100% of participants would recommend the programme to their colleagues.

Enquire Now: [email protected]

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