11:37 am, July 15th | by Grace Rasmus
According to Slate, the more an employer does to support the needs of working moms, the more it costs to hire a mother. This increase in expenses could be preventing companies from hiring current mothers or young women who they assume might become mothers someday.
2:00 pm, June 6th | by Colette McIntyre
Austin, I always knew you would impress me someday.
5:00 pm, May 14th | by Meredith Lepore
This is the future (or at least, we sure hope it is).
5:16 pm, May 7th | by Meredith Lepore
Marissa Mayer seems to be making an effort at Yahoo! to take into account that not everyone is a genius workaholic. She is making changes at the company that show compassion for families, and this will not only benefits her employees but the welfare of the company as well.
3:30 pm, February 8th | by Meredith Lepore
The National Association for Female Executives (NAFE), a division of Working Mother Media, released its annual list of the top 50 companies for executive women. These companies are selected based on their commitment to making it easier for women to succeed in their careers. If you want feel secure in your career even if you (gasp!) end up taking maternity leave, these are the companies you want to work for.
5:00 pm, April 19th | by Rebecca Srulowitz
Ladies, it’s time to pack your bags and move to Australia. Aside from the gorgeous beaches and perpetually sunny weather, it’s also home to one of the best companies ever: Insurance Australia Group (IAG). Now, I know what you’re thinking– working for an insurance company does not sound like fun. Except, get this– the company is unveiling a new policy where women who return to work after maternity leave will get double pay for their first six weeks back at the office. DOUBLE PAY! So seriously, what are you waiting for? Pack your bags!
1:24 pm, February 10th | by Hillary Reinsberg
Not anymore. But that unfortunately doesn’t help Donnicia Venters’ case.
9:31 am, December 23rd | by Hillary Reinsberg
Too long? Too short? No one knows quite how long women should take off for maternity leave. But there’s an answer overseas. And it turns out to be a matter of life and death.