Tag: Working Mother


‘The Mom Project’ Raises Millions to Support Back-to-Work Efforts

In a recent post, we discussed an economic letter written for the Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco (FRBSF) in which it argued that the gap between U.S. and Canadian policies and structures around support for women working while raising children is the primary contributor to a large gap between the labor participation rate for […]

5 Companies That Excel at Attracting Working Dads

We hear a lot about the need to attract working mothers to the workforce and what types of benefits companies should be offering this demographic in order to stand out among the competition. Yet, we hear little about how to attract working fathers.

Advertising a Harassment-Free Culture

As more men resign from positions of power amid accusations of sexual harassment and assault, you may be at a loss as to how to let job seekers know that your organization welcomes and supports women. Short of issuing a statement, “we don’t condone or allow this conduct,” is there anything you can do?

Touting Awards to Attract Job Candidates

Employer awards help companies attract top talent. Job seekers look for proof that a company is what it says it is, and awards provide validation.

Best Practices in Workforce Training and Development

From day one of employment, associates at Capital One Financial Corporation have access to a variety of award-winning training and development opportunities. Capital One (www.capitalone.com), a McLean, Virginia-based financial holding company, was recently named to FORTUNE magazine’s list of “100 Best Companies to Work For” and Training magazine’s Training Top 125. Both magazines honored Capital […]