One of the greatest obstacles to an employee’s workday (and so things like business continuity and productivity) is a child with sniffles. The CDC says about 22 million school days are lost annually to such occasions. So workplaces have good incentive to ask the question: what should parents do?
A recent article says “Americans Are Choosing Paid Jobs Over Family Caregiving.” Trouble is, it’s not exactly true.
In this competitive talent market, we need women’s contributions. And to get them, we, as employers, coaches, and managers, need to listen to what they want and need.
On July 1st, our neighbors to the north celebrated Canada Day. Among the facts we learned: Canadians are doing a much better job keeping women in the workforce than we are. Here’s what we can learn from them.
Prevailing notions about women are not just stymying women’s careers, they’re actively driving them backwards. And they’re among the things that will have to change for organizations to get women’s best contributions at work.
Did you hear? Wonder Woman cleaned up at the box office. What will it take for women to be equally successful at work? How about a man who can pick up the kids?
For the first time ever, women in their 30s are having more babies than women in their twenties. It’s part of a shift that employers shouldn’t ignore.
In honor of Mother’s Day, we ask, what’s it like to be a working mother? It’s out of this world.
The number of women doctors and business leaders has failed to keep pace with the percentage of women in medical and business schools. Why the drop-off?
Lately we’ve been hearing naysayers questioning the value of Take Your Child to Work Day. If it’s no longer Take Our Daughters to Work Day (the original intent, designed to inspire girls into the workforce, but changed to include boys when it felt too exclusionary)….what’s it really for? We can think of a few things.