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Part -Time, Please!It’s what most new mums on maternity leave want to ask their employer! Written bya working mum for soon-to-be working mums, this experience based return to workguide offers practical advice, valuable insights and heaps ofMorePart -Time, Please!It’s what most new mums on maternity leave want to ask their employer! Written bya working mum for soon-to-be working mums, this experience based return to workguide offers practical advice, valuable insights and heaps of encouragement. ‘Part-Time, Please!’ helps you to:- Know you are not alone in feeling anxious about going back to work- Re-discover your professional self-confi dence- Learn from other mums about the pros and cons of different part-time workingpatterns before you decide which to apply for- Understand the fl exible working application process- Apply for part-time working in a professional manner- Negotiate confi dently with your manager- Design your own return to work support programme.Drawing upon her experience as a working mum, a senior manager and now atraining consultant, Marianne Fernández helps you to combat worry, guilt and dreadso you are free to enjoy every last minute of your maternity leave and perform at yourbest back at work.What other mums say about ‘Part -Time, Please!’“Entertaining, informative and supportive.”Dr Laura Lafave, mum and Chief Technical Offi cer.“Great and engaging read stuffed with useful practical tips and reassurance.”Hélène Cooper, mum and Business Coach-Mentor.“Part -Time, Please! is an easy-to-read guide packed with personal insights andexperiences from other mums as well as practical tools and advice. It prompts you toconsider a whole range of factors that you probably won’t even have thought about.I certainly hadn’t! This book wraps a supportive arm around your shoulder and helpsyou to take charge of the situation in a way that’s most relevant and personal to you.”Gill Simpson, mum and Social Innovation Manager.