Once upon a time, work ruled. But times have changed. Maybe that’s because employees have changed and work/life benefits are shifting.
Parental leave announcements have become like a competitive sport; every day, a shiny, new one comes along with a new-and-improved spin to one-up others in the field. The announcements have gotten a lot of press. Trouble is, there’s question about what these offerings really mean.
Acting awards have little to do with the things most of us do on a daily basis. But Ryan Gosling spoke for working parents everywhere when he thanked Eva Mendes for taking care of the couple’s children (among other responsibilities) while he was working.
Why on-site child care? Let Working Mother tell you. “One way great companies have found to make going to work easier on parents and their kids is by providing some sort of onsite daycare or childcare.”
If your organization is looking for loyal long-term employees, it’s important to have a set of benefits that accommodate their changing needs.
When employees use their own resources to try and maintain work/life balance, they often become unable to focus and do their jobs well. Read and learn one employer’s story.
A suite of helpful benefits can help your employees manage their personal and family lives while also increasing employee retention at your organization.
With the addition of more than 100 centers to our family since September — including the acquisition of Asquith Day Nurseries & Pre-Schools in the U.K. — Bright Horizons has crossed a new threshold; we’ve got more than 1000 centers around the world.
There are a lot of good reasons to provide child care as a benefit. We’ve listed just five.
Why are a growing number of the country’s biggest-name companies putting child care at their offices? Two words: retention and morale. Prominent business leaders weighed in with the Wall Street Journal on why they offer child care and the value it brings.