maternity leave

4 Things You Can Do To Help Manage Parental Leave

Parental leave can cause significant disruptions in your business if you are not prepared for it. By having in place a culture, policies and systems that support parental leave, you will enable a smoother transition. In addition, you will promote your business as a family friendly workplace that your valuable team members want to return [...]

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Getting Back to Work After Parental Leave

Allison Ford, Vice President at The Headhunters, was recently interviewed for an article in Today's Parent on how to go back to work after an extended maternity leave. As a recruiter with over 20 years of experience and a mother herself, she has seen first hand how many parents who take time off from [...]

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How to Recruit for a Maternity Leave Replacement

According to Statistics Canada, 90% of working mothers take maternity leave, and their average leave is approximately 44 weeks (even though Canadians can receive up to 50 weeks). While the birth of a child is truly a momentous occasion, a mother on maternity leave can be disruptive for an organization that isn't prepared for her departure [...]

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