How Do I Retain Employees After Maternity Leave?

However, for the returning employee, this can be a difficult time.  They’re tired, stressed, and getting very little sleep. They may not like the way they look, and they probably haven’t worn “real” clothes in weeks.  If they’re like me, they spent the first day drive to work crying, feeling guilty, and already missing their baby.  But now, they’re expected to walk in the door and get back to work.

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Difficult Conversations and Conflict

Jobseekers can often bring raw emotions like fear, apprehension, and grief into interviews for Recruiters to sift through and find direction. Coaching candidates and clients cultivates everything from trust to annoyance and anger. Waiting for interview feedback is a time of anticipation, self-doubt, and optimism. Being a part of offering someone a job and helping them achieve their professional goals is a time of joy for all parties. Conversely being a part of letting people go or downsizing can be a time of disappointment and sadness.

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