Have you ever thought about how many single parents work at your company? There may be more than you think. According to the Census Bureau, there were approximately 12 million single-parent families in the U.S. in 2016. National Single Parents’ Day, which takes place on March 21, is the perfect opportunity to celebrate single parents and determine how HR policies can better suit their needs. Working parents face unique challenges, but organizations can help alleviate the pressure on single parents with policies that help. Consider these three Quality of Lifehacks for supporting single parents in your workplace. (more…)
One of the major demographics shifts over the last decades has been the rise of women in the workplace. With women making up nearly half the workforce, there are more working moms than ever before.
For new moms, returning to the office after maternity leave can be difficult. But there are steps that you and your workplace leaders can take to make sure your transition goes smoothly. (more…)