Associate Director at KMPG, Jayne Parish, shares her return to work journey and shares her top 6 tips for managing part-time work alongside raising a family. Some great advice, particularly for those of you that have previously tried and given up – the world of work is changing….perhaps it’s time to give your career another try?
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