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Friday, November 10, 2017 - 20:34

The good news: There appears to be greater recognition that caregiving takes many forms, that culture matters, and that offering employees flexibility at work so they can manage their responsibilities outside work is an important competitive advantage in recruiting and retaining top talent. Another very positive trend is the increasing number of companies offering paid and/or unpaid leave for caregiving above and beyond the FMLA requirements.

Wednesday, November 8, 2017 - 01:09

This op-ed acknowledges the start of National Family Caregivers Month and makes the case for paid family and medical leave in the United States. It was co-authored by WFRN member, Jennifer Greenfield.

Tuesday, November 7, 2017 - 16:10
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Sunday, November 5, 2017 - 20:36

From Dan Schawbel

Every year I give my forecast for the top 10 workplace trends for the upcoming year. The purpose is to help prepare organizations for the future by collecting, assessing and reporting the trends that will most impact them.  These trends are based on hundreds of conversations with executives and workers, a series of national and global online surveys and secondary research from more than 450 different research sources, including colleges, consulting firms, non-profits, the government and trade associations.

Wednesday, November 1, 2017 - 11:46

Caregiver leaves, D&I, generations and more: a few of the most interesting takeaways from the October 2017 Working Mother Media WorkBeyond Summit. 

Thursday, October 26, 2017 - 14:40

Leadership Excellence and Gender in Organizations Research to Practice Conference on March 22-23, 2018 at Purdue University in West Lafayette, Indiana.

Thursday, October 19, 2017 - 17:54

"The modern health care marketplace is highly complex. The nation’s aging population, changing health care regulations and growing shortage of primary care providers have heightened demand for qualified nurses across the country. What does this mean for you? It means there’s never been a better time to earn an advanced nursing degree. As an MSN-FNP or DNP-FNP prepared nurse, you can do far more than position yourself for career advancement and financial growth.