Corporate

Why CEO Decided Being a Better Dad was More Important Than his Job

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TV/Radio Show
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Why CEO Decided Being a Better Dad was More Important Than his Job
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TODAY Show Parents

Max Schireson could have left his job without a detailed explanation. Instead, the outgoing CEO of software company MongoDB decided to use his story to help advance the cause of engaged fathers.

Working Anything but 9 to 5

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News Article
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Working Anything but 9 to 5
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New York Times

Scheduling Technology Leaves Low-Income Parents With Hours of Chaos

Senior Female Retention: What Women Really Want

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News Article
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Senior Female Retention: What Women Really Want
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Womanthology

"The data point that sparked this particular study was that our senior female attrition was running higher than our senior male attrition – for a company seriously invested in making progress in the numbers of women we have in senior roles, that was a troubling statistic. More concerning was that nobody seemed to have a good idea of why this was the case.

The study included 500 men and women who had left the firm on a voluntary basis over a 24 month period and was carried out as both an online survey and follow-up phone interviews."

Successful Companies Support Working Families — Dave Lissy, Bright Horizons Family Solutions

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TV/Radio Show
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Successful Companies Support Working Families — Dave Lissy, Bright Horizons Family Solutions
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Wharton Work/Life Integration Project

Dave Lissy is the Chief Executive Officer of Bright Horizons Family Solutions, a company which works with nearly 1,000 of today’s leading employers, including more than 130 of the FORTUNE 500, to provide benefits that yield improved productivity, job satisfaction and engagement, and overall well-being for their employees.

Managing Pregnancy And Parenting In The American Workplace

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News Article
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Managing Pregnancy And Parenting In The American Workplace
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NBC

People are stunned, often stunned, when they realize how limited their rights are in comparison to the rights of parents in other countries in the world or just in general.

No One Should Have to Choose Between Caregiving and Work

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News Article
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No One Should Have to Choose Between Caregiving and Work
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Harvard Business Review Blog Network

More Than a Paycheck: New Dads Want Paid Leave to be Caregivers

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News Article
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More Than a Paycheck: New Dads Want Paid Leave to be Caregivers
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Washington Post

Top 25 Companies for Work-Life Balance

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News Article
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Top 25 Companies for Work-Life Balance
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Glassdoor

As part of Glassdoor's online company review survey, employees voluntarily and anonymously share what their job and company is like when it comes to work-life balance. The following 25 companies stand out for both high work-life balance ratings and insightful reviews.

Your Boss’s Work-Life Balance Matters As Much As Your Own

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Blog
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Your Boss’s Work-Life Balance Matters As Much As Your Own
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Bloomberg
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Monique Valcour

What leaders say is far less important than what they do.  That’s one of the clearest conclusions we drew from a 

Leading By Example: EY’s CEO Mark Weinberger on Work and Family

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Blog
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Leading By Example: EY’s CEO Mark Weinberger on Work and Family
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Fathers, Work and Family (FathersWorkandFamily.com)
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Scott Behson, PhD

Leading By Example: EY’s CEO Mark Weinberger on Work and Family

At the recent White House Summit on Working Families, Ernst & Young’s CEO Mark Weinberger told an anecdote that, to me, represents our best hope that corporate leadership is finally recognizing the importance of work-family balance and will begin to sincerely address this issue.

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