On September 20, The National Bureau of Economic Research, a group of economists based in Cambridge, MA, concluded that the recession officially ended in June 2009 (that’s right 2009), and lasted 18 months. The duration makes it the longest since World War II.
Do employees who have access to resources that help them balance their work and family care responsibilities experience better health? Are these same employees more engaged and productive?
In an effort to answer these questions, Bright Horizons teamed up with Dr. Jamie Ladge of Northeastern University to conduct a groundbreaking study examining the benefits of utilizing employer-sponsored family care supports.
- Bright Horizons will match dollar for dollar, pound for pound, euro for euro, all contributions up to $25,000.
- We are translating Jim Greenman’s “What Happened to My World? Helping Children Cope with Natural Disaster and Catastrophe” into Haitian Creole.
- “Doing the right thing becomes a natural, fundamental aspect of the way we do business.”
- “We believe in empowering employees to assess and identify their work/life priorities.
- The rise in the number of employees who are supporting their parents has been well documented.
- The average caregiver spends 35 hours a week and $462 a month from their own funds caring for an aging family member.
- An impressive 54 percent of Gen Yers believe the economy will improve by the end of the year.
- ’Should I lower my expectations and ‘settle’ while I wait for the economy to straighten out before I shoot for that perfect job? I’m not ready to settle yet.
- Bright Horizons CEO Dave Lissy explains how the company culture keeps the organization moving forward no matter the climate.
- “Today, as long as you’re holding steady, you’re succeeding.
In January 2009, The Consulting Practice at Bright Horizons’ launched a study to measure the effect of employer-sponsored child care on working parents in the United Kingdom and Ireland. The group heard from more than 350 parents who utilised an employer-sponsored nursery at 33 organisations throughout England, Scotland, Wales, and Ireland.
- The Bright Horizons eCDA is the latest in our training resources that utilizes technology and extends our commitment to growing our employees.
- The program offers our employees 120 hours of formal education and prepares them to file and gain their Child Development Associate Credential at no cost.
Bright Horizons’ CEO and Board of Trustees member of Corporate Voices for Working Families David Lissy recently unveiled findings from the Innovative Workplace Flexibility Options for Hourly Workers study at the Corporate Voices For Working Families annual meeting in Washington, D.C.