Parents returning to work at the end of their parental leave might find it challenging to go back to the office. Returning to work after welcoming a baby into the world can be a stressful affair. You're trying to concentrate on your job while thinking about everything going on at home and adapting to being away from your child. Some parents feel guilty, and although it is perfectly natural, it can still be extremely stressful.
Managing Stress in the Workplace is a course that teaches you how to safely and effectively manage stress. You will learn how to recognise the signs of excessive stress and how to regulate and manage your emotions.
Skills for Modern-Day Parents
Parenting can be difficult and draining and the roles of parents have changed over the past years. Juggling work and parenthood can prove challenging and sometimes, moms and dads need all the help they can get. Alison's free Advanced Parenting course looks at communication, how to create a loving environment for your children to thrive in, relationship development and what you can expect as your children get older. This course is a must for all parents.
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Reintegrating into society after having been incarcerated can be challenging. Returning to work is perhaps one of the most difficult aspects because, if you feel overwhelmed, you're still on the clock. As such, workplace re-entry after incarceration can be an anxious time.
Beating Anxiety: Learn The Hidden Secrets of Beating Anxiety is a self-help course that covers all the major skills you need to manage and overcome your anxiety. From coping mechanisms to understanding what can trigger anxiety, this course has it all.
A sabbatical, whatever the reason behind it, can often be a valuable way to re-evaluate your priorities both in life and at work. Perhaps you've spent your time away from the office travelling the world or dedicating your time to personal development. Regardless of how you've spent it, returning to work and finding that your time is no longer your own can be jarring. Answering to managers and collaborating with colleagues can take some readjustment and it's important you're able to return to your best professional self as quickly as possible.
The free online course Business Etiquette and Professionalism teaches you the principles of professional behaviour and how to always be at your best when meeting and greeting people. It also covers digital and multicultural etiquette, as well as the various types of meetings.
Many of us will have to take a leave of absence from work at some stage of our life due to personal circumstances. Whether it's because of bereavement, illness, caring for a loved one or any other number of eventualities, it's often a trying time of life. While being able to take time away from work is a relief at the time, the return can be difficult. You might still not be feeling healthy or happy and so the work environment can be a difficult space. Even with everyone else trying their best, sometimes you'll come into conflict with colleagues.
Dealing With Difficult People In Life & Work outlines how to effectively deal with difficult people you encounter at work, build healthy relationships, and manage conflict.
Millions of workers around the world have been working from home since early 2020 due to the Covid-19 pandemic, and while it seems that working from home won't disappear completely, many of us will be returning to the office in the near future. Alison's award-winning course, Coronavirus - What You Need to Know, is required reading for everyone in order to guarantee a safe return to the workplace
Revise before You Re-enter
Even if you've only been out of the workplace for a short period, it's always a good idea to brush up on your skills before returning. Regardless of your sector, you'll find the necessary Alison course to help you brush up on your skills before going back to work so you can hit the ground running again!