Making It Work! Managing Successful Maternity Leave Career Transitions
Women make up approximately 50% of the labour force and account for approximately 58% of post-secondary graduates. Of the working women who do become mothers, 90% will take a maternity leave. However, according to research conducted by Canada Career Counselling, 36% of new mothers feel that taking maternity leave negatively impacts their opportunity for promotions, career development and career progression.
Topics covered in this 60-minute webinar include:
- What are some common myths and biases that impact the career development of working mothers?
- What is the impact of maternity leave on career development from the employee and employer perspective?
- What strategies can be used by managers and HR leaders to support the career development of working mothers?
- How can organizations and employees redefine career progression in a way that supports a variety of careers?
Is this course for you? Are you:
- An employer, Human Resources professional, or leader who manages, leads, trains, coaches or otherwise supports working mothers?
- Involved in supporting the career development of working mothers?
- An employer or Human Resources professional looking to better retain and engage working mothers?
- Looking for practical tools and strategies to facilitate improved career engagement among working mothers?
Participants will also receive a free PDF copy of Making It Work! How to effectively manage maternity leave career transitions: An employer’s guide as well as a complimentary 30 minute consultation on improving maternity leave career transitions within their organization (note: the complimentary consultation is limited to the first 15 participants who register.)