How exactly will organizations feel today’s college decisions in the future?
One of the first questions a woman at work hears when announcing a baby is, “Are you coming back?” It’s also one of the least helpful. Here’s why.
Two of the most important things we do at Bright Horizons are taking care of the employees in our own company, and caring for the families we serve outside of it. Nowhere, says Bright Horizons COO Mary Lou Burke Afonso, do those two things intersect more profoundly than in our centers.
The real sick-at-work dilemma is not being thoroughly inconsiderate by sharing the germs or being irresponsible for calling out; It’s the fact that the right answer can change depending on who you’re dealing with and the job you’re expected to do.
It warmed our hearts to hear executives at Bristol-Myers Squibb talk about their philosophy behind their new and beautiful 17-thousand-square-foot Child Development Center recently opened in Lawrence Township, New Jersey.
Anxiety – specifically over the massive and looming knowledge hand-off from retiring Boomers to the next generations — was palpable at this year’s Working Mother conference, particularly as it concerns Millennials. Ready or not, Boomers are preparing their exit papers.
This month, our roundup of HR news touches on millennial employees, caregiving benefits, employee recognition, and more.
There’s a ghost haunting a lot of workplaces today. It hovers over recruiters, hides in handbooks, and covers progress in dust.
A key cornerstone of talent coaching strategy is the belief that employees are resourceful, creative, and ultimately experts in who they are and what they need to do. In many ways, this belief is what differentiates coaching from other forms of support. And it requires curiosity to deliver.
It’s a fact of the modern workplace that employees will go out on parental leave. It’s also a fact that there will always be a concern about whether or not they will come back. The question is…are companies doing enough to make sure they’re retaining employees after leave?