Managing a complex transition, such as maternity, paternity or adoption, can be a daunting task for managers. At times it may seem full of potential pitfalls, but taking the time and effort to manage the transition well can make all the difference in the engagement and effectiveness of the individual and the broader team.
This book is designed to help you explore best practice and think about how to make this transition a smooth one.
This book shares best practice ideas gained from coaching company Talking Talent's niche work with working parents and their managers. Talking Talent have been employed by some of the world's leading organisations to coach well over 4,000 working parents through maternity and paternity, and advising on best practices for line managers of this population. The authors are executive coaches and working parents, who have found through their work that it often takes small actions or adjustments to make a significant difference.
This short A5 book contains lots of hints and tips to help individuals manage this transition, with insights from specialist coaches, senior professionals and experienced managers. The book encapsulates all of the key topics we've helped thousands of individuals and their managers to address in the last seven years.