With the addition of more than 100 centers to our family since September — including the acquisition of Asquith Day Nurseries & Pre-Schools in the U.K. — Bright Horizons has crossed a new threshold; we’ve got more than 1000 centers around the world.
Family friendly employers may be a national discussion, but results from the 2016 Modern Family Index show that working parents are still feeling the sting of children on careers; so much so that the job has become the surprising third partner in family planning.
Last night was a big night for baseball and broken curses. And today, here’s how you can identify the Cubs fan in your office.
“Are you the company that provides daycare?” At Bright Horizons we get asked that question all the time. And the answer is always the same. Nope.
Millennial fathers have a different outlook from dads of the past. They’re prioritizing family equally with careers and looking for workplaces that do too.
It’s estimated that today’s college students leave campus with nearly $40,000 in student debt. And it’s affecting more than just their own budgets. “For employers, this is a major concern,” writes EdAssist’s Chris Duchesne in October’s Workspan magazine.
Snow is a funny thing. Everyone knows it’s coming, and yet it still catches people by surprise. Then you have storm-related losses, followed by Monday morning lists of things business leaders wish they’d done. What are some of the big lessons of winter’s past that you should heed?
“What will the boss say?” That’s a top question on employees’ minds when they’re planning for a family. And about 70% say it’s actually affected the timing of that first little bundle.It’s just one of the surprising findings from a recently released survey of new and expectant working parents: employers play an unexpectedly prominent role in family planning.
On its face, Motley Fool’s “Fool’s Errand” seems to be a story about vacation, but it’s really a crafty little story about the kind of workplace culture that allows people to do (or not) their jobs.
Few things make us as unabashedly happy as the success of our clients. And the 2016 Working Mother 100 Best Companies list has us positively glowing. More than three quarters of the organizations on the list – 83 to be exact – are part of our family of clients. These are companies we’re proud to call partners…who are modern in all the best possible ways. They embrace working mothers. They help them build great careers as well as solid families. And as a result, they’re not just rewarded with standout reputations as employers, but also the kind of bottom lines…