As we near the end of the first half of the autumn term, I’ve been reflecting on just how much family life has changed for this family. The impact of Helen starting secondary school has been epic, but the biggest changes have been because Mrs Adams has been working at home since March.
There’s been a running joke between Mrs Adams for many years. We’ve both said we could never work together. We both mean it too, like seriously mean it, we just couldn’t do it. Yet this COVID-19 thing has put us in a rather odd position whereby we aren’t working together, but we are sharing a
What’s been going on in family homes during lockdown? Are we really seeing stereotypical gender roles break down or they becoming more polarised? It’s a fascinating area of research and Dr Jasmine Kelland of the University of Plymouth is at the forefront of finding out what’s been going on.
According to data that’s just been released by LinkedIn (see disclosure below), there are signs the ‘new normal’ of flexible working could become a permanent thing. With vast numbers of employees having been working remotely since March, the social media network for professionals has seen a huge surge in searches for jobs that are advertised
I have been sitting on a secret for weeks. Today marks both a professional and personal milestone. I can reveal I have partnered with LinkedIn to work as a Changemaker and do my bit to promote flexible working and ensure anyone with caring responsibilities, mums, dads or others, will be able to work this way