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Advice and tools to help you navigate your career through parental leave and prepare to return to work

To binge or not to binge: the parental leave Netflix dilemma

To binge or not to binge: the parental leave Netflix dilemma

No more wading into the murky waters of daytime television—these days there’s Netflix to keep you company on parental leave.

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Jodi’s perinatal anxiety story: “My experience was real and heartbreaking”

Our co-founder Jodi Geddes describes her experience with perinatal anxiety after the birth of her first child.

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Tips to rebuild your confidence after parental leave

Lacking in confidence after a career break? Follow our expert tips to rebuild confidence, be your best self and thrive in your job.

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Why aren’t more men taking parental leave?

More than ever, dads are demanding parental leave—yet uptake remains low. We look at what’s holding men back from family life.

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How to return to work with confidence

How to return to work with confidence

Thinking of re-entering the job market after a break? A career expert shares tips to help you land that dream job.

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Jodi Geddes share her return to work tips

Jodi Geddes shares her return to work tips

Jodi Geddes, Co-founder of Circle In, shares her return to work tips post-parental leave. Here’s what to do to survive and thrive.

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The most radical thing you can do on parental leave: throw out your to-do list

The most radical thing you can do on parental leave: throw out your to-do list

Making the switch from working world to caring for a baby means readjusting your expectations of what it means to ‘achieve’.

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The importance of keeping in touch

The importance of keeping in touch with parental leavers

I am nine months into my parental leave journey and have enjoyed all of the ups and downs of becoming a new mum. Until recently, …

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When should I return to work?

When should I return to work? Key questions to help you decide

It’s a really complicated, often-dreaded question. If you thought deciding when to have a baby was hard, wait until you need to decide on your …

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Why you shouldn’t take parental leave from volunteering

Why you shouldn’t take parental leave from volunteering

At Circle In we talk a lot about our different journeys through pregnancy, parental leave and returning to paid work. We all understand the challenges …

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