Why are a growing number of the country’s biggest-name companies putting child care at their offices? Two words: retention and morale. Prominent business leaders weighed in with the Wall Street Journal on why they offer child care and the value it brings.
More than half of today’s working nurses are Boomers nearing retirement; and the Health and Medicine division of the American Academy of Science is recommending that 80% of nurses have baccalaureate degrees by the year 2020.
“Hospitals need to be proactive about identifying qualified employees to fill this staffing gap.”
Bright Horizons is honored that Fortune Magazine just named us to its 2016 list of Best Workplaces for Women.
Choosing benefits today puts HR in prickly position; top hires are weighing company’s benefits against what they could get from a competitor; leadership wants ROI. There’s too much at stake for HR to just make a guess. So how are today’s trailblazers creating their programs? Like the answer to the old joke about porcupines: very carefully.
For working parents, as back-to-school nears, flexibility at work is essential. Learn how to help your employees keep up with their many responsibilities.
Employee wellbeing sounds great for them – your employees. But if you decide to implement benefits that support it, what’s in it for you?
As the big yellow bus makes off with both the lazy days of summer and our progeny (not to mention the days of pleading with friends for playdates while we work), we nod to a few news items in education news that are getting the new school year off to an energetic start.
The talent landscape is about to make some sharp shifts that will require employers to get creative with how they recruit, retain, and engage their people. Keeping tabs on your education assistance program and strategically and regularly fine-tuning it can help you keep up with five big talent challenges ahead.
Back-up care for the back-to-school time is becoming a go-to solution, filling in when kids are out of school, or when regular care isn’t available.
“Men certainly aren’t shy about saying what’s on their minds,” writes Bright Horizons CFO Elizabeth Boland on FORTUNE.com, “and we shouldn’t be either. Rather than waiting until you’ve reviewed all of the information to offer up your voice, take a cue from men and throw out your opinion.”