Mark Zuckerberg doesn’t seem like your garden-variety Millennial. But according to a new study, in at least one way, he’s positively average.
Any time the subject of working mothers comes up, there’s a subtle yet unmistakable undertone of what might be called “accommodation.” It’s as if a woman’s “real” job is to be home with the children; as if she’s being “allowed” to work…as a gift. It’s time to upend that mentality once and for all.
Before we write today’s youngest employees off for their shortcomings, let’s consider what we should be learning from our Millennial colleagues.
Earlier this year, the CDC reported that women are delaying parenthood into their 30s. Now we have the companion data showing men are waiting longer as well.
We’re positively delighted to give a big shout-out to our client Salesforce on the announcement of their new addition, the brand new child care center, “Little Ohana.”
People can always find excuses not to work. The real question is…what makes them want to?
Businesses need women. So it’s no surprise that some historically male-dominated specialties – law, consulting, and tech among them — are taking definitive steps to reevaluate their approaches to retaining them.
Take a good look at your benefits programs this fall. If your platform is set up to handle the chaos of the back to school season it can handle anything.
Child care responsibilities arrive with the fanfare of a new baby, while elder care generally simmers below the surface. Yet the impacts are staggering. Productivity losses are estimated in the billions when employees take off time to care for aging parents.
Planning for snow days in summer may seem depressing. But a good business continuity plan can protect bottom lines from more than just snow. And the time to plan is long before you need it.