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WEBINAR: Five Ways to Improve Your Parental Leave Experience

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All pricing includes GST.

Webinar Fee:

  • HRNZ Member = $46.00
  • Non-member = $69.00

Over 30,000 people take parental leave every year and for those people it is a transformational time in their life. Whether you are coming back to work for the first time, the second time or the third time, there are big feelings in play. How am I going to do it all? Can I even be a good parent and a good employee? What will happen if I leave the office at 5pm every day?

How an employer supports their employee at this transformational time in their life, can make a real difference to their engagement, retention, and advocacy. Join Emma Mclean, CEO & Founder of Works for Everyone, as she presents five ways that you can improve your parental leave experience so that it becomes one that smooths the way for your employees as they return.

Emma will traverse a lot of ground in this webinar. Including, how an employee is “re-boarded” back into their role, the importance of scoping reduced hour roles and the different initiatives that are in play to encourage men to take up parental leave. During the webinar she will draw on her 25+ year career in Corporate Marketing roles as well as her most recent experience since 2019 as an Executive Coach working with parents who are returning to work.

This webinar is great for People Experience leads, Heads of Diversity & Inclusion, Organisational Culture leads and HR Business Partners. Especially, if you are planning on reviewing your parental leave policy soon, this webinar is for you. It is jam packed with ideas and inspiration on how you can design an employee experience that will stand out from the crowd and get your employees telling their coffee group friends that they should work for you.

What Participants Will Gain from This Webinar:

  • You will feel more informed on what other companies are doing in the parental leave space.
  • You will leave with practical ideas you can use the next day to improve your parental leave experience.
  • You will leave feeling inspired to make your parental leave experience one that can differentiate you in the employment market.

Facilitated by Emma Mclean, Founder & CEO of Works for Everyone

Emma Mclean is the mother of three teenagers, the Founder & CEO of Works for Everyone, and an Executive Coach who specialises in helping to lift women up. Works for Everyone is a working parent advocacy and coaching business that is focused on keeping women in the leadership pipeline. After a 25-year career in the corporate world working for businesses in NZ and the UK that included Spark, Accenture, DDB Group and IAG, Emma started her business in 2019 because she knew from first-hand experience that working and having a family is hard. Through 1:1 coaching, she specialises in helping women to play bigger, whether that is returning to workforce after having children or getting a job that really works for everyone. Through her unique Returner Programmes, she collaborates with clients that include BNZ, Chorus, and Fonterra to run workshops that smooth the transition back to work for their employees returning from parental leave. She is an ACC certified coach with the International Coaching Federation and committed to ongoing professional development and their code of ethics. She was proud to be recognised as a joint finalist with BNZ in the 2021 NZHR Awards in the Diversity & Inclusion category.

All personal development events are subject to HRNZ Terms and Conditions.

Registrations close 10:00am the day of the webinar.

Cancellation Policy

An appropriate substitute participant is welcome any time before the webinar starts. Please let us know the replacement's name. If you have booked on a member price and a non member is to attend in your place you will be invoiced for the difference in price.

A refund of fees will be made if a cancellation is received in writing at least 10 working days prior to the commencement of the webinar.

Regrettably, no refunds can be made for cancellations received after this date and you are liable for the full cost of attendance at the webinar.