An Extra Boost for Working Parents
Parents At Work team up with leading parenting service Karitane to increase support for working parents
, Australia's leading working-parent training & coaching specialists, have partnered with Australia’s leaders in parenting services, Karitane
. This collaboration further supports families to manage a career and family life using the two complementary strands of parenting coaching expertise coupled with practical parenting support while you return to work.
Parents At Work and Karitane will launch a number of exciting initiatives over the coming months commencing with a Carer’s Week special event on 18th October 2016.
The kick off for the collaboration will be a special free introductory webinar titled: Juggling Toddlers and Work - Parenting Tips for Modern Working Parents.
Parents from all over Australia will be invited to join the free webinar and participate.
In addition, Karitane and Parents@Work will launch a new online learning program providing flexible, interactive and practical tips for parents raising toddlers. Supporting Toddlers: A Working Parent's Guide
will run as a three part online course over three weeks, parents will be given the opportunity to speak to a Karitane expert and learn positive
techniques to raise their toddler.
Emma Walsh, Founder and Director of Parents At Work comments: “By partnering with professionally qualified parenting experts, Karitane, we continue to build an accessible, safe and trusted learning environment for working parents and their employers. Our partnership with Karitane marks the beginning of a truly supportive relationship for all we are sure.”
Grainne O’Loughlin, CEO of Karitane comments: “In partnering with the dynamic team at Parents At Work, Karitane is delighted to be able to bring our parenting services into the workplace - making us more accessible than ever to parents returning to work. We know that by combining both of our sets of skills and expertise we can cover all your coaching and practical parenting needs whilst transitioning back to work and juggling your family and career.
Michael Semark, Executive Search Director – Human Resources, comments on the importance of supporting working parents: “As a Talent expert, and working very closely with HR leaders, I can see the importance of attracting and retaining key staff. This collaboration offers a whole suite of easily accessible Programs and interventions that will be a vital part to any wider Talent program, giving true competitive advantage.”
Ruth Altman, HR Director and Consultant, also comments: “These services will enhance an organisation’s Employer Value Proposition, support employee well-being and demonstrate commitment to parents and Carer's returning to work. A value for money investment for any forward thinking organisation.”
Another great opportunity to catch up with Parents at Work and Karitane will be at the Work 2.0 conference
in Alexandria's technology park on 24th and 25th of October 2016. Drop by for parenting tips and how to support your organisation support its working parents.
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