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Jul 29, 2022

Key Themes: Perspective, Work/Life Balance

What happens when work takes over and impinges on all aspects of your life? When:

  • You can't switch off at the end of the day
  • You prioritise work at the expense of family, social life and even your health.
  • You constantly think about work and worry about whether you should be...

Jul 22, 2022

Key Themes:  Parenthood, Juggling Work and Family

Leanne Chalmers and Rebecca Candy are the co-leads of the John Lewis Working Parents Network. 

In this episode, we discuss how the challenges for working parents in the workplace, the move towards equal parenting leave, and how to be a confident parent in the...

Jul 15, 2022

Key Themes: Personal Branding, Working Dad, A Career Move That Doesn't Work Out

What happens when your dream job doesn't live up to expectations?

Dan Reed is Head of Digital Servicing for Small Business at Barclaycard Payments, the founder of the Career Dad, and an avid Peloton fan.

In this episode, we talk about the...

Jul 8, 2022

Key Themes:  Flexible Working, Working Parents, Work Life Balance

Anna Mellor is a flexible working expert. She started her career as an HR manager and then shifted her focus in the mid-1990s to campaigning for better access to flexible work.

By that time she had seen firsthand the challenges that working mothers faced...

Jul 1, 2022

Key Themes: Being a good manager, Working for a startup

Chichi Eruchalu is the Head of Leadership Development at Multiverse, having previously run her own business along with a 10 year stint at HSBC in both commercial and project management roles.

Chichi shares with us what it’s like working in a startup. When she...