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?
Lately we’ve been hearing naysayers questioning the value of Take Your Child to Work Day. If it’s no longer Take Our Daughters to Work Day (the original intent, designed to inspire girls into the workforce, but changed to include boys when it felt too exclusionary)….what’s it really for? We can think of a few things.
From medicine to business, the numbers of working women are simply not keeping pace with their numbers in school. And it’s costing organizations in talent and knowledge.
Employees are attracted to companies with positive cultures that offer support through benefits like flex time, generous vacation time, and family care and assistance. But once they’ve accepted the job, many find that while these benefits might be offered – and touted – those who take advantage of them are actually looked down upon.
What’s the secret to mothers returning to work after a baby? It starts with the experiences of working parents before her.
Around here, we spend a lot of time explaining the importance of back-up care. But sometimes, kids make the case for us. We give you, exhibit A: the recently viral Live Interview Gate Crashed by Children.
Would working dads really leave a job for less money and more family friendliness? The more important question is…why are they even thinking about it?
Why are we not engaging and fully employing women leaders? Good question.