These Are the Best and Worst States for Working Parents

This piece originally appeared on The U.S. is still the only wealthy country that doesn't guarantee paid parental leave for employees, so rights for working parents are largely won at the state level. Some states are fighting harder than others. The National Partnership for Women and Families recently released a U.S.

September 14, 2016

The One Advantage Every Working Parent Has In the Office

The MPW Insiders Network is an online community where the biggest names in business and beyond answer timely career and leadership questions. Today's answer for: "How do you keep your best employees?" is written by Kelly Keller, a market managing partner for PwC in the Pacific Northwest.

September 7, 2016

How to Find a Job at a Startup That Values Diversity

It's well-publicized that technology companies, from startups to Google, have a diversity problem. It has even been said that diversity is a broken product in tech. The narrative is that we're in dire straits. Sameness is a concomitant of tech exits. On the surface we don't seem to be doing any better on this count in Chicago.

September 2, 2016

Creating a 'family feel': supporting parents' return to work

Returning from maternity leave is tough. Zoe Brunswick, HR director at environmental engineering consultancy RSK and former Personnel Today Awards "Rising Star", explains how coming back to work for a second time is making her examine the support available for parents from employers. I recently returned to work following maternity leave for my second child.

August 26, 2016

Women Are Getting A Terrible Deal

What you're about to read is perhaps the biggest violation of Bro Code ever committed to Garamond font. It may single-handedly spark more marital arguments (or end them forever), compromise more 'guys' nights out,' and generally emasculate more dads than anything since the Baby Bjorn. Guys, please don't shoot the messenger.

August 20, 2016