Professional sphere and private life are two entities that are not easy to reconcile and whose conflict can create obstacles to the realization of one’s ambitions. Especially when one becomes a parent. Is it possible to transform this conflict into creating synergies between career and emotional life? Some companies are trying. In this sense, EY is at the forefront of promoting a new corporate culture with new concrete possibilities for employees to dedicate themselves to childcare. EY’s commitment is on two fronts. On the one hand, the transformation of corporate policies inspired by innovative tools with new possibilities for employees and collaborators. On the other hand, the introduction of a high-level training course, carried out in collaboration with Lifeed, to support the care of parents (with children aged 0 to 3) both as professionals and as individuals. “We want to support parenting by allowing our people to devote more time to their children, providing them with ambitious paths of personal and professional growth. This is why we have chosen a program of excellence to accompany new parents on their path and equip them with useful tools to enhance the skills acquired during the care of their family “, says Massimo Antonelli, CEO of EY in Italy and Managing Partner of the Area Mediterranea.According to the EY philosophy, being a parent is a fundamental experience of personal growth capable of creating human value for both parents. To this end, the company has decided to support new parents both in terms of time available to devote to childcare and financial support. EY grants new fathers with adopted children an additional 10 days in addition to the 10 days of paternity leave required by law. The new company policy also provides for the transformation of the mothers bonus into a parent bonus. The economic reimbursement available to help new mothers in supporting the expenses in the first months after returning to work, already present in the company welfare, is also extended to fathers, both company employees and freelancers. The arrival of a child coincides with a radical and growing change in the life of both parents. The concept of care presupposes the development and strengthening of relational, creative and organizational skills that previously were little or no use at all. Problem solving, risk tasking, decision making, are just some of the skills related to parenting, but which can be decisive not only on a personal level but also on a professional level. At the basis of Lifeed’s ‘You Care You Learn’ project for EY is the assumption that becoming a parent should not be seen as an obstacle to the professional sphere, but rather returns professionals with increased skills. Lifeed’s digital advanced training course focuses on self-learning and personal growth and is based on a revolutionary approach of synergy between parenting and work. Designed as a real Master, according to the Life Base Learning methodology, the program is divided into different tools: lessons in micro-learning mode with multimedia materials; training modules focused on different skills; real-life missions to compare what emerged during the journey with one’s own reality; hub to share thoughts with other parents on the platform. Lifeed ‘You Care You Learn’ allows new parents at EY to live the parenting experience, developing new skills and learning how to transfer them from one area of life to another. For further information: https://www.ey.com/it_it/workforce/innovativo-progetto-ey-per-i-genitori
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