The launch is the latest initiative from the founders of Hidden to drive social and cultural change through enlightened recruitment practices. With current working environment, processes and hiring practices acting as an obstacle course for parents and returners, the new site targets the “returner” candidate pool. This group contains extremely talented people who often end up leaving the industry due to a lack of flexibility around working hours and days.
Pairents.io works by pairing up people returning to work, providing them the opportunity and flexibility to get back into the creative industry on their own terms. It also provides a support community and network to ease the process through coaching, advice, thought leadership and flexible childcare services.
Ross Taylor of Hidden said: “We have seen first-hand the difficulties many work returners are having. At the same time, businesses are screaming out for exceptional talent. Just because you need flexibility, it doesn’t make you unexceptional.
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