WiJ Maternity Comeback workshop

When : Saturday September 22, 2018
Time : 1.30-4.30pm.
Where : Dorsett City
Tickets : £65 plus booking fee.  Limited places  ( 12 only).. Includes lunch on arrival


How are you feeling about returning to work after maternity leave? In a constantly evolving media landscape, and as your own path changes with parenthood, there is plenty to think about.

To ease the way forward, WIJ is joining forces to run a taillor-made workshop with Jessica Chivers, founder of The Talent Keeper Specialists and author of Mothers Work! How to Get a Grip on Guilt and Make a Smooth Return to Work. The Talent Keeper Specialists works with big employers such as ITV, BlackRock and Twinings to keep and fuel talented and valued colleagues who are returning to work after an extended break. The workshop style is practical, positive and pacey and will leave you feeling much more comfortable about your return to work.

Don’t expect a ‘how to’ toolkit – you’ll have the opportunity to set part of the agenda, sharing what’s on your mind and hearing suggestions from fellow journalists who are also returning to work after maternity leave. Blended into the group-coaching approach are exercises on pitching for flexible working; taking a strategic approach to re-connecting with colleagues and expanding your network; and developing a plan to blend work and home in a way that works for you.

Louise said she felt empowered and much more confident after the session – watch a short clip:  https://vimeo.com/240269561/e1640e194a

The session is for people who are currently on maternity leave (or pregnant and want to think about their return) returning to the same or a different employer. It’s not for people who have been out of the workforce for some time.

To apply please email wijuk@aol.com with a couple of sentences about your current/past role, how many times you have taken maternity leave and for how long.



Join The Talent Keeper Specialists’ “Comeback Community” FB group for support and Q&A’s on preparing for/returning from extended leave: https://www.facebook.com/groups/comebackcommunityTM/

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