When talking about working parents, the data is just one part of the narrative. What’s equally important is the stories behind the numbers.
Right now, high school students around the country are nervously hovering around virtual and actual mail boxes waiting for the big news about their college applications: accepted or denied? Why does this matter to employers? We posed the question to Bright Horizons’ Patrick Donovan.
Study after study has shown this is true: that behavior of all sorts, from benefits usage to productivity, starts from above. And the leadership effect isn’t just about people at the very top.
It’s Leap Day, the day we add a February 29th to keep the calendar up with the earth. In honor of the day, here are a few other things we’ve had to keep up with in the last four years.
Dads on both sides of the Atlantic – particularly Millennials fathers – are eager to make their mark as both parents and employees. But research shows that organizations are failing to keep up.
Millennial parents aren’t just thinking about child care; they’re thinking about learning. And without a curriculum program that both supports important milestones and follows children through key ages, child care is just a temporary solution that has to be rethought every time a child reaches a new developmental stage.
In business today, the job of role model falls to managers, directors, and vice presidents who will actually lay the groundwork for a more supportive workplace and show young women what’s possible…and how it’s done.
The value of child care for employees is pretty inarguable. But getting business leaders from recommended practice to actual investment takes more than anecdotal evidence; it requires actual numbers.
Monday morning post Super Bowl and there are four things you can be sure of: some people loved the halftime show; some people didn’t; there’s still debate about who won the commercials. And a sizeable portion of your workforce didn’t show up this morning.
We know creativity is important. The more important question is, how do help people find and tap into theirs? What do people say sparks creativity…or stifles it? Here’s what we know from research.