How To Feel Confident Again In The Workplace After Parental Leave
First-time parent? Going back to work after having a baby? Here’s how to rediscover your confidence in the workplace.
Someone once told me it takes around six months to feel comfortable in a new job. Everything is new and the learning curve can be steep. But I never thought to apply that to my experience as a first-time mum, even though the theory still applies. Looking after your own living, vulnerable baby can fill you with self-doubt.
Then just when you get the hang of this new role, you go back to work and the self-doubt creeps in again. Do you still have the skills given you’ve spent months wiping bottoms and singing nursery rhymes?