"As a senior lawyer in a high profile firm, becoming pregnant was somewhat of a novelty to my colleagues. The reassurance that my sessions with my coach gave me has been absolutely invaluable. I was ready to resign and give up on the many years of studying and training but, using her strategies, I am now better equipped to deal with the pressures of combining parenthood with my career as a lawyer. She both soothed and smoothed my return to work and I now look forward with greater confidence to the path ahead."
Senior solicitor, Nabarro LLP
Subscribe now and receive our quarterly newsletter for HR professionals and individuals.
Geraldine discusses the news of high tech companies freezing employees eggs. Skip to 1:37:30 to listen
Book review - Thrive
Arianna Huffington’s new book Thrive introduces us to the third metric of success and our reviewer Lisa Middlemas found herself hooked… even at 6am!
Bumps and the Boardroom
Pre and post natal holistic therapist Lisa Barnwell shares the positive effects that pregnancy can have on the brain.
Collaboration – the winning formula for a step change in success
ECC has been supporting MicroLoan Foundation for the last two years, with Geraldine Gallacher recently undertaking a gruelling 4-day hike up Malawi’s highest mountain, helping to raise over 5,000 for their work.
It’s time to negotiate: are you ready?
Being able effectively to negotiate is a fundamental skill required to be able to get the new job, promotion or pay rise. Yet, because studies UK women earn on average 20% less than men, and occupy fewer leadership positions, immediately there may a perception that women are weaker negotiators than their male counterparts. Woman-On-Top.com spoke to three leading experts to see if women really are weak negotiators and what they can do to become better negotiators if this premise is correct.
Shared Parental Leave Positive Challenge
Regulations that come into force next year for shared parental leave will be a positive move for equality but will present challenges for firms, argues Geraldine Gallacher.
Geraldine on Radio 2
Geraldine discusses the news of high tech companies freezing employees eggs. Skip to 1:37:30 to listen.