Inspiring, Engaging & Empowering A New Employee Resource Group Needs Thinking Out Of The Box Ideas

Inspiring, engaging, and empowering a new parenting employee resource group (ERG) involves thinking outside the box to create a unique and impactful experience. Here are some unusual tips to consider: Parenting Hackathon: Organise a “Parenting Hackathon” where members come together to brainstorm and develop creative solutions to common parenting challenges. Encourage innovative thinking and collaboration. […]

What About Single Dads in the Workplace?

Becoming a single dad is a life changing event. Being a single parent is tough — there’s no debate there. But  understanding the challenges faced by single parents can help us to offer better support to the many who find themselves taking on this role particularly Dads. However, the research on single fathers is limited, […]

But what about single working mothers?

  As Mother’s Day approaches, I’ve been pondering how the pandemic has forced a reckoning between career ambitions and family aspirations for many women, and what companies can do to help them. Working mothers are a resilient group, accustomed to juggling work responsibilities and family time with aplomb. Before the pandemic crisis, they had slowly […]

The Sue Atkins Wednesday Story – The Starfish.

                Here is one of my very favourite stories from my never ending notebook and everlasting coloured pencil. The Starfish Story One day a woman was walking along the beach when she noticed a boy picking something up and gently throwing it into the ocean. Approaching the boy, […]

6 Steps to Future-Proof Your Workforce

Strong, resilient, dedicated, hard working, creative, caring, reliable, multitalented, team player: These are just some of the words to describe a working parent in your organisation. Balancing the roles of parent, employee, taxi driver, teacher, chef, housekeeper, counsellor, Summer Holiday Butlin’s Red Coat entertainer, loving partner & hybrid worker: parents are doing more than ever […]