Don't let pregnancy be a break in your career
Australia Post's Lauren Jauncey shares how pregnancy doesn't have to be a break in your career. The detrimental impact of pregnancy on your career is well documented. And it's both managers and parents to be who contribute to the perception that having a baby stunts the career ambition of a woman.
But it doesn't have to be. Just like many other important personal events that take place while you're working, becoming a parent too can be another event in your career - it doesn't need to spell the end of it like it does for some 30% of Australian women.
Rather, it’s the perfect time to reflect on your values and vision, and re-orient your career compass.
Mother of 3 and Head of Diversity & Inclusion for Australia Post, author of the Gender Action Plan, 200m State Title Winner and advocate of flexibility, shares her story as part of our I Don't Know How She Does It series, including her learnings from Sheryl Sandberg's Lean In right here….
Grace Papers can help you prepare, help you strive and help you ensure your career stays successful and vibrant through pregnancy and beyond.