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How Can We Enable Caring And Career? d&i strategies managing working parents smart and flexible working work life harmony working parents May 26, 2020

There is no denying that the impact of COVD-19 has brought many challenges to organisations, large and small. However, it has also driven new working practices and mindsets in leaders that present an incredible opportunity for organisations to accelerate their pursuit of inclusive cultures and...

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The “New Normal” After Covid-19: A Challenge Or An Opportunity? return to work smart and flexible working Apr 21, 2020

Over the last 2 years in Switzerland, Thriving Talent has seen an increase of organisations seeking help to integrate flexible working models so that they can compete as an employer of choice, to attract and retain talent.

Prior to the outbreak of the COVID-19 pandemic,...

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How to figure out your D&I priorities and influence your leadership team to act announcements d&i strategies Mar 19, 2020

Trying to improve Diversity and Inclusion in your company can be daunting - where do you start?

What is the right thing to do?

What will drive the best returns?

How can we overcome our own human bias?

But this doesn’t have to be the case. To create a high performing organisation, one that...

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How can employers adapt to the daily changes as a result of the coronavirus? d&i strategies smart flexible working Mar 17, 2020

When we support Swiss based organisations to define and implement Flexible/Smart Working, it often starts with HR and Diversity & Inclusion teams asking us to help them convince their senior leadership teams of the tremendous value flexible working brings.

It can then take many many...

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An Equal World Is An Enabled World d&i strategies gender diversity managing bias Mar 03, 2020

By Deborah Croft.

The International Women's Day 2020 campaign theme is #EachforEqual. 

An equal world is an enabled world. Individually, we're all responsible for our own thoughts and actions - all day, every day.

We can actively choose to challenge stereotypes, fight bias, broaden...

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Did Equal Pay Day Pass You By? d&i strategies gender diversity Feb 24, 2020

It’s time we stopped turning a blind eye to gender inequality. February 22nd was Equal Pay Day. Up until this day, women in Switzerland had been working for free. Men had been paid for equivalent work since 1st January. 

This needs to change. 

Switzerland now ranks 18th place in...

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What Can Employers To Do Support Pumping Mothers In The Workplace? d&i strategies managing working parents motherhood return to work Jan 31, 2020

The transition back to work after maternity leave for a new mother brings many challenges, one of which is being able to breastfeed. Too many mothers still feel they must make a choice between breastfeeding and keeping their job, and it is our role as employers to change that. 

The most...

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The Year In Review: what has 2019 done for working parents? d&i strategies gender diversity working parents Dec 16, 2019

At Thriving Talent & Thriving Parents, we have a goal to empower 1 million parents by end of 2020. As we come to closing 2019, we’ve looked back at some of the reports and stories in the news that either delighted or disappointed us! 

January

In January 2019 a study was published...

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Do you think you got enough sleep this past week? d&i strategies self care Oct 18, 2019

Do you usually wake up feeling refreshed and ready to start the day or do you feel groggy and slow and in need of a caffeine kick? If this is how you feel, then you are not alone as the majority of adults nowadays are not getting the recommended eight hours of sleep each night.

Sleep is one of...

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How Can We Enable Diverse Teams To Leverage Flexibility? d&i strategies inclusive leadership smart and flexible working Sep 23, 2019

Creating working environments where diversity in teams can thrive requires flexibility and there’s no one size fits all solution. 

We need to provide flexibility whether it is for someone celebrating Ramadan and needing to be home at sunset, someone going out on maternity leave, or...

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