Working Parents

  • Gender Equality for Working Parents Starts at Home

    … Regardless of your gender, it’s not easy to be a working parent. Yet the “How do you balance it all?” question is more frequently posed to women than men. Some of that is based on stereotype, but often, the onus is on women to juggle a career and personal responsibilities. After all, they’re the “nurturers,” right? It’s their job to make…

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  • Want Stuff Done Right? Get a Mom or Dad on Your Team

    … This article originally appeared in Under30CEO. If you don’t have kids of your own, you probably know as much about working parents as you do about different brands of diaper cream — not a lot. Conventional wisdom may tell you that employees with children may not be as productive or reliable as those without. After all, kids get sick, parents…

    Robert Glazer/ Acceleration Partners- 3 readers -
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