Top 10 Family-Friendly Companies 2013

Posted by on September, 11, 2014 in Family-Friendly Companies, WEI

What Makes a Company Family-Friendly? What is it that parents want most of all? To have enough time for their kids, of course, to have the chance not to miss out on important moments, to be there for their young ones when they need them. For working parents, especially working moms, this means flexible working hours and a paid maternity leave, but not at the expense of their career development. The Working Mother website compiles annual lists...

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Top 10 Family-Friendly Companies

Posted by on June, 2, 2014 in Family-Friendly Companies, WEI, Working Moms

What Makes a Company Family-Friendly? What is it that parents want most of all? To have enough time for their kids, of course, to have the chance not to miss out on important moments, to be there for their young ones when they need them. For working parents, especially working moms, this means flexible working hours and a paid maternity leave, but not at the expense of their career development. The Working Mother website compiles annual lists...

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10 Industries for Working Mothers

Posted by on March, 12, 2014 in Career Development, Family-Friendly Companies, Views and Insights, Work-Life Balance, Working Moms

What Industries Are Hiring Moms? What does a working mother need from a job? Flexible working hours, maybe the opportunity to work from home, and a paycheck that justifies the effort, perhaps with a side bonus of any child-related benefits such as paid maternity leave and daycare options. In short, what mothers need is the ability to balance between their job and their family. Here are ten industries that offer one or more of these benefits,...

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Guess Who’s Hiring

Posted by on February, 19, 2014 in Career Development, Family-Friendly Companies, Views and Insights, Working Moms

A Look at Where the Jobs Are Although the unemployment rate in January dipped to 6.6%, the US only added 113,000 jobs. This fueled fears that recovery in the jobs market has stalled once again. The disappointing news from the US Department of Labor was a follow-up to the lackluster 74,000 jobs added in December. This gives the overall picture that the jobs market is stagnant, but never fear, people are still hiring. In fact, the following five...

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The Top 5 Best Companies to Work For and Their Family-Friendly Policies

Posted by on November, 23, 2013 in Family-Friendly Companies, Views and Insights

Family-Friendly Companies   Many companies have been forced to think creatively on how to accommodate the needs of their employees in order to keep families functioning and workers happy. This is vastly due to the greater numbers of households who have both partners working or have a single parent that is the sole provider. Fortune recently evaluated and rated the top one hundred best companies to work for. Below is a list of their...

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What Makes a Company Family-Friendly?

Posted by on November, 6, 2013 in Family-Friendly Companies, Views and Insights

Family Friendly Companies: are they still out there?   Family-friendly can mean different things depending on the company, but generally speaking, the following policies are what place a company into the “family-friendly” zone:  flexible schedules with varying shifts, a generous family leave policy, liberal time-off, telecommuting options, and support for new moms, lactation rooms, discounted tuition for daycare, parenting groups and...

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