Archive for September 2010

Stop the ‘brain drain’ and prepare employees for parental leave – what parents want and employers are offering

Stop the ‘brain drain’ and prepare employees for parental leave – recent survey reports parents want to work!A new survey shows parents would rather return to the workplace sooner than take 24 months parental leave. CareerMums recently conducted a survey on workplace challenges confronting working parents. The survey attracted 335 respondents and covered topics such…

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Do recruiters help or hinder mums career options and choices?

The Sunday Telegraph’s article published last weekend Maternity leave will kill your career, recruitment companies warn women“is a yet again a sobering reminder that working mums and mums-to-be still battle overt discrimination not just from potential employers, but now it seems, sadly from recruitment agencies too. The Sunday Telegraph’s article reports that “Head- hunting companies…

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