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Stay in touch while on parental leave

Stay in touch while on parental leave

Our undisputed number one top tip for parental leavers is to stay in touch with your employer during parental leave; stay connected. We cannot stress …

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Au Pair / Nanny contract agreement template

Getting an au pair or nanny can be stressful. We often get asked if you should put details of the arrangement in writing and so …

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The facts about parental leave

The facts about parental leave

When we speak to women they want to know the facts about parental leave in simple terms. The same questions always come up; what am …

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Your ultimate parental leave checklist

Your ultimate parental leave checklist

Your ultimate parental leave checklist or as we like to refer to it, your career version of “What to expect when you’re expecting”. This is …

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Parental leave plan template

This is a parental leave plan for you and about you. It will mean different things to different people and in different roles. It will …

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A parental leave letter you can send to your colleagues

A parental leave letter you can send to your colleagues

Baby brain hits the best of us; that’s why we are making it easier for you by providing you with a simple parental leave letter …

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Tips for a successful mentor-mentee relationship

Tips for a successful mentor-mentee relationship

Mentor-mentee relationships thrive when both contribute. If you have decided that you would benefit from a mentor relationship and are looking for some tips on …

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Government paid parental leave - how do I claim?

Government paid parental leave – how do I claim?

It’s the number one question all pregnant women ask us; how do I claim government paid parental leave? It is also the area most women …

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Your return to work 90 day plan

Your return to work 90 day plan

Just like the schedule you drew up before your wedding—but with less fake tan and outgoing expenses—the 90-day plan is a must-have tool to keep …

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Negotiating length of parental leave with your employer

Negotiating the length of parental leave with your employer or shorten/extend it

Negotiating the length of your parental leave is an important conversation to have with your manager. You also may be in a position where you …

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The perfect out-of-office parental leave message

The perfect out of office parental leave message

We recommend thinking about your out-of-office parental leave message a few weeks before you finish up. It needs thoughtful consideration and, depending on your work …

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Checklist for a productive meeting

Checklist for a productive meeting

This is a simple checklist that will help you plan for your next meeting so that it is effective and productive.

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Letting my manager know I'm pregnant; conversation guide and email template

Letting my manager know I’m pregnant; conversation guide and email template

Hopefully you have read our article titled how to tell my boss that I’m pregnant?. Below we have drafted some email templates and a conversation guide …

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Template for keeping in touch when on parental leave

Template for keeping in touch when on parental leave

We cannot stress enough the importance of keeping-in-touch whilst you are on parental leave. Use this template to help map out who is important and …

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Tips for updating your CV

Tips for updating your CV

You’ll love these simple tips for updating your CV or resume. Getting back in to the workforce can be daunting enough after having a baby, …

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Requesting parental leave

Requesting parental leave template

Be mindful of this when requesting parental leave; you are required to give notice to your employer at least 10 weeks before starting your unpaid …

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Request to extend parental leave template

Request to extend parental leave template

Are you wanting to extend your parental leave? Have you already made a return to work date with your manager but needing more time? Under …

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Requesting flexible working arrangements - template

Requesting flexible working arrangements template

Asking for flexible working arrangements might be daunting. Here’s a pitch-perfect letter to use as a template to submit your request to your employer (see …

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