"These 50 American moms hold real power--in fact, they generate it on a daily basis through their talent, influence, status, money and intellectual capital. But even more so, each of these women have exhibited the strength to overcome tremendous obstacles, the insight to innovate and inspire, and the passion and courage to go against the grain to change the lives of others for the better. Working Mother's 50 Most Powerful Moms of 2013 (each of whom have at least one child under age 18) measure up in these ways and so many more."
April 2013--"Several recent surveys show that the availability of many flexible scheduling options has increased in recent years. Business executives report that offering flex options has a positive impact on recruitment, retention, employee satisfaction and other business outcomes. Other surveys indicate that access to schedule flexibility is important to employees of all ages and career stages. While many employees are satisfied with the availability of flexible work options at their workplaces, real and perceived barriers exist to their use."
"Suppose you want to design the best company on earth to work for. What would it be like? For three years we've been investigating this question by asking hundreds of executives in surveys and in seminars all over the world to describe their ideal organization."
"PwC's NextGen: A global generational study, reveals that enhancing workplace flexibility and equity between work and home is one of the keys to improving job satisfaction among Millennials. According to the report, while younger workers are more tech-savvy, globally focused, informal, and willing to share information, they do not feel more entitled or less committed than their non-Millennial counterparts, and are willing to work just as hard. PwC's NextGen is one of the largest, most comprehensive studies into the attitudes and behaviors of the Millennial generation."
"More than one in four employees (27 percent) at organizations that are not perceived to support work-life balance plan to leave their companies within the next two years, according to new research from Hay Group, the global management consulting firm. That's compared to only 17 percent of those at companies that ranked among the top quartile for support of employees in achieving a reasonable balance between work and personal life.