Since 65% of people entering the PR, communications and marketing services sectors are women, maternity leave is something that all agencies and in-house departments will need to plan at some stage. Bridging the gap is vital to continued business success, keeping other employees happy and a smooth return back to work!
I was at the height of ‘stressed me’! We were in the midst of recession, I was running a headhunting business, doing up a property and trying to be a mum of 2 young children! Yikes!!
I had dropped my children off one morning to school, it was on the rare occasion that I managed to and was about to grab my blackberry to start checking the daily email flow, when a mum caught my attention and asked if I had time for a coffee.