One of the greatest obstacles to an employee’s workday (and so things like business continuity and productivity) is a child with sniffles. The CDC says about 22 million school days are lost annually to such occasions. So workplaces have good incentive to ask the question: what should parents do?
A recent article says “Americans Are Choosing Paid Jobs Over Family Caregiving.” Trouble is, it’s not exactly true.
Eldercare tends to be expressed in big numbers. But the seven-figure statistics can make the people behind them seem theoretical – as if they don’t represent real people. But they do.
Millions of employees are caring for elderly parents. But nearly half of managers are in the dark. And that’s just one business side effect of the current eldercare in the workplace crisis.
A lot of blogs talk about the modern working father as a changed man. But is he really? Hear what some Millennial dads have to say.
It’s often said that people with children have the hardest time balancing work and personal lives. Guess who else has a hard time? People without children. And the battles between the two camps are hurting productivity.
Did you hear? Wonder Woman cleaned up at the box office. What will it take for women to be equally successful at work? How about a man who can pick up the kids?
For the first time ever, women in their 30s are having more babies than women in their twenties. It’s part of a shift that employers shouldn’t ignore.
In honor of Mother’s Day, we ask, what’s it like to be a working mother? It’s out of this world.
The number of women doctors and business leaders has failed to keep pace with the percentage of women in medical and business schools. Why the drop-off?