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Kudos to Amazon on New Parental Leave Policy... But Did They Get it Right?
Jeffery Tobias Halter
Jeffery Tobias Halter is the country's leading male expert on advancing women and engaging men. He is the President of YWomen
7 Ways Businesses Can Surf the Silver Tsunami and Survive
Janice Celeste, MBA | Founder/Editor-in-Chief of Successful Bl...
The Silver Tsunami refers to the takeover of an aging workforce. By 2020, 25 percent of the United States workforce will be comprised of workers age 55 and older. For the first time in history, there will be four generations of employees in the workforce.
Democrats Want To Guarantee Your Right To Seek A Flexible Work Schedule
Democrats in the House and Senate plan to introduce a bill Wednesday that would guarantee workers the right to request flexible
Working From Home Is Good For You And Your Boss
As a Winter Storm Juno ravages the Northeast, many employees are skipping their daily commutes and office 9-to-5, and instead
Should More Men Take 'Flex' Paternity Leave?
Our HuffPost Community talks with Nancy about whether or not more men should take "flex" paternity leave.
How Parenthood Benefits Men In The Workplace -- But Not Necessarily Women
After evaluating her findings, Munsch said that the onus falls on employers to remedy the situation by adopting more transparent
6 Things That Will Actually Help You Get A More Flexible Work Schedule
Flexibility at work is important to many employees, but perhaps to no group more so than parents. An arrangement that lets
Building Flexibility Into The Way We Work
Erin L. Kelly
To move beyond decades of discussing work-life balance to meaningful change, employers need to shift from one-off accommodations. It's time to make working efficiently, creatively, sustainably
flexibly the new norm.
Work-Family Conflict is Not the Problem. Overwork Is.
Robin J. Ely
A person must continually re-subscribe to the work-family narrative -- and to the illusion of wholeness it provides -- in order to block out any feelings of being denied the basic human need for a life infused with
work and love.
Why You Should Hire a Mom
CT Working Moms
30 working moms juggling motherhood and a career
While there are a growing number of full-time opportunities listed on job posting boards, relatively few organization are willing to hire people into part-time or flex-time options. Employers of America are missing out on perhaps our greatest resource.
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Lean In or Lean Back? How about Bend Down?
Margery Leveen Sher
Author and Speaker - Alert Mindfulness, Essential Leadership S...
These days, we have so much publicly-expressed angst among women and eminent advice-givers. But as we commemorate this National
Working Remotely Can Open Up Your Business, But Beware Of These Challenges (VIDEO)
On a recent HuffPost Live segment, host Nancy Redd asked remote workers how they bring the office into their living space
Why Women Aren't Getting Flex Time At Work -- But Their Male Coworkers Are
To examine attitudes towards flexible work schedules researchers asked managers in pharmacology (which they deemed a gender
How Men And Women Approach Flexible Work Policies Differently
Flexible working policies have been championed by the likes of Sheryl Sandberg and other influential women as a viable solution
Tory Burch's Secret To Success? 'It's About The Quality' Of Work (VIDEO)
"If we insist on judging (and compensating) our employees by the amount of time they spend behind their desk, in the shop
George Stephanopoulos, Candice Bergen Talk Work-Life Balance At 'The Third Metric'
, Guest Writer
"It was actually yoga that got me through medical school. If you really knew what was happening when you're stressed, you'd
On The Fly: My Personal Third Metric
Senior Reporter, HuffPost
I am fond of telling people that I became a journalist because I wanted to make a difference. Actually, what I wanted to do was change the world.
What I Want for (Working) Mother's Day
Editorial Director, Working Mother Media
While these Working Mother's Day "gifts" may take effort, I'm no longer willing to wait for them. I do not want to have wish these gifts for my daughter; I want them now.
Creating Company Culture That Cares About Caregivers
CEO - Caregiving Club, Author - A Cast of Caregivers
As America tunes in for another season of TV's "Mad Men," I thought about the workplace changes being played out on the series. If Matt Weiner could flash forward to today's work environment, I hope he'd show the biggest issue facing America's workers today: caregiving.
Lean In? No thanks. I'd Rather Lean On.
So, if we are going to create a rallying cry or even just a catch phrase around modern woman work/family empowerment, I would vote for "lean
" instead of "lean
Sheryl Sandberg and Marissa Mayer: 'Lean In' and Get Your Butt to the Office!
Author, journalist & attorney. Principal, The Broad Side, LLC
They may mean well, but the ways they are going about these two goals will only take us back to the time when we had to sneak out of the office to get home for dinner (oh, wait, Sandberg admits she did that) and increase the mom guilt I thought we'd all agreed wasn't good for anybody.
Careful, 'Having It All' Women, Your Privilege Is Showing
Chair, CA Democratic Party Women's Caucus
In order to get to that leadership table in Congress or the C suite, women cannot be marginalized, either directly by work policies that exclude their employment or by "having it all" media debates so rarified that they exclude their participation.
The Harsh Reality Of Flexible Work Schedules
Executive Editor, Business and Technology
Make Your Own Damn Dinner, Mitt
Mary Tyler Mom
Do men go hungry, waiting for their working women to tend to their most basic of human needs?
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