Tag Archives: career break

Avanade sponsors comeback workshop

8 December 2015 | Leave a comment

Do you work in technology? Are you currently on maternity leave or other break from work? Avanade is serious about fuelling the careers of women in technology and would like to connect with you.             As seen in the Guardian (If we really want more women in tech, we need to bring them back, 29/12/15) Avanade is sponsoring a ‘Coming back with Confidence’ workshop on Tuesday 2nd February, 9.50am-12.30pm in central London to support people, … Read More


Case study in Coaching at Work magazine

4 September 2013 | Leave a comment

  Jessica Chivers gives a perspective to Coaching at Work magazine on how to help a manager make a smooth transition back into her role post maternity leave. The ‘problem’ A solution It’s fantastic that Susan has an enlightened manager. Maternity comeback coaching could provide a supportively challenging space for Susan to consider, plan and prepare for her return, as well as think about broader career aspirations and actions. Three areas to explore in coaching could be: 1. How Susan … Read More


Rocket Women use voluntary experience to further careers

14 January 2013 | Leave a comment

A CV that is polished, to the point and relevant to the job you are applying for is likely to get picked out by a busy recruiter and research by academics Christa Wilkin and Catherine Connelly suggests voluntary work is beneficial, so long as it’s relevant. This is likely to be very good news for women and men who’ve taken a career break to raise children and have spent time in unpaid roles in their wider communities. In their study, … Read More