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Balance and boundaries.

Today many of us struggle with feeling overwhelmed and over-extended, and we feel that every day is a ‘race against the clock’. We are constantly playing ‘catch-up’ with the whirlwind of commitments. Read our tips on maintaining balance and boundaries.

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Millennial dads don’t want to be part-time parents

19th November 2019

Working fathers are breaking free from tired clichés of lazy dads who see their role as taking the kids off their partner’s hands for a few hours on a Sunday. Today, dads are more involved in day-to-day parenting than ever before. Unfortunately, the work-place hasn’t caught up yet. Talking Talent’s...

The system is failing new parents – here’s how to fix it

11th November 2019

Read Chris Parkes' article in People Management that looks at how current parental leave laws affect new fathers, with a golden opportunity for the new government to make drastic improvements.

Parenthood enhances - not kills - professional performance

11th November 2019

Page 14 of Parent Talk Magazine reviews Talking Talent's research into parenthood and working parents, showing that work skills and professional performance actually improve.

A challenge to the Prime Minister to do more for dads

29th October 2019

Rob Bravo, of Talking Talent, explains why it’s vital that Boris Johnson finishes what Theresa May started: not Brexit, but increasing paternity leave. Read the full article here on Workingdads.com.

Becoming a parent boosts work performance

28th October 2019

This article from HR Magazine looks at Talking Talent's research "Expecting more than a baby" and while parents feel their competence improves after having children, employers still focus on the challenges of balancing work and family life. Read the full article here and download the research here .

Companies must make a choice: flex or fail

28th October 2019

In this piece from Workingdads, Rob Bravo, coaching director and head of wellbeing at Talking Talent, writes about the stark choice facing firms who want to thrive as their millennial workforce is paused to make up 35% of the global workforce. Read more here .

The push and pull of the workplace for parents

28th October 2019

This article from Workplace Insight talks about the Talking Talent research "Expecting more than a baby" which looks at the ways in which parenthood might improve people’s skills and ability to deal with complex roles. Read the article here and download the report here .

Organisations must meet young parents’ workplace needs

14th October 2019

Chris Parke, CEO, and co-founder at Talking Talent discusses the case for digital coaching to meet the workplace needs of young parents. Read the full article here on LadiesWantMore.com

Organisations must meet young parents’ workplace needs

10th October 2019

Chris Parke, CEO, and co-founder at Talking Talent discusses how businesses must meet the workplace needs of young parents or risk failure. Read the full article here on openaccessgovernment.org

Forgotten American Fathers: Extending fathers’ parental leave will help address the paternity paradox

4th October 2019

Teresa Hopke, CEO at Talking Talent US talks to HR.com about the research we've conducted with Censuswide which has highlighted that men now face a ‘paternity paradox’, of wanting successful careers and being devoted fathers, experiencing the same difficulties that women have encountered for generations when it comes to balancing...