Back in 2012, Millennial men in a Wharton school study expressed skepticism about becoming future fathers, saying they believed the demands of modern jobs made it unlikely that family lives could fit with work. Five years later it seems they are indeed having children, they’re just adjusting the ground rules to make work fit their lives.
Millennials are the future of your organization. Knowing what matters most in their world will give them a reason to stick around and will keep you a step ahead of your competition.
Bright Horizons CEO Dave Lissy was recently asked by a reporter on NECN television whether he thought working parents’ worries reported in our Modern Family Index – fears they’d be viewed negatively at work after a child – were well founded. One answer can be found in a personal narrative offered by one of our Solutions at Work blog readers.
In today’s competitive job market, getting employees to stick around is getting increasingly difficult. We’ve got 10 New Year’s resolutions you can follow to help drive your talent acquisition and retention strategies in 2017.
When you’re a top hospital caring for more than a half-million patients 24-7, you need to count on employees. The challenge is making sure they get to work even when care for children and parents breaks down.
Why on-site child care? Let Working Mother tell you. “One way great companies have found to make going to work easier on parents and their kids is by providing some sort of onsite daycare or childcare.”
“Bright Horizons was founded thirty years ago with a clear mission of making a difference in the lives of all clients and families that we have a privilege to serve,” said Bright Horizons CEO Dave Lissy. “In order to do that, being an inclusive and tolerant organization for our own employees is central to that mission.”
If your organization is looking for loyal long-term employees, it’s important to have a set of benefits that accommodate their changing needs.
When employees use their own resources to try and maintain work/life balance, they often become unable to focus and do their jobs well. Read and learn one employer’s story.
A suite of helpful benefits can help your employees manage their personal and family lives while also increasing employee retention at your organization.