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It’s undeniable the workforce is changing – 40% of women are the primary or sole earner for their household, and 70% of women with children under 18 are part of the workforce. Because women have emerged as such a significant segment of the professional world, it’s more important than ever for employers understand how to attract and retain top female talent.
We recently co-hosted a webinar on budgeting for a growing family with our friends from Wealthsimple. Learn more about the three building blocks of budgeting for a growing family!
Thanks for following along with our "Spotlight Series," highlighting forward-thinking employers and the influential work they're doing in the benefits space. Keep reading to uncover best practices from key decision makers in HR & Benefits. We interviewed Marco Diaz, Senior Vice President, Global Head of Benefits at News Corp, to better understand his decision-making processes … Continue reading Spotlight Series: News Corp
Employee experience is a part of everything from recruiting to onboarding to employee retention. The workforce is changing rapidly, and many new jobs require incredibly unique skills that can only be filled by a handful of people. If you’re ready to create an enviable employee experience, the first step is to watch our webinar with Jason Lavender from Willis Towers Watson!
Newborn babies have some interesting noises and behaviors that may leave parents wondering, “is that normal?” Many of these “normal” newborn behaviors are due to reflexes that they have. If you are ever worried about your baby, the best thing to do is always to ask your pediatrician. Don’t be shy, chances are many other parents have asked these same questions. Here are some common and “normal” behaviors that you may see your newborn do during the first few months of life.
Every mother's emotional reaction to the birth and care of their baby is a unique and personal experience. Just like any physical and emotional process we go through in life, every woman and mother will react differently. It is important to have an understanding of what emotions are normal after delivery, but also the ability for you and family to recognize when certain emotions such as sadness and anxiety become extreme and might interfere with your ability to care for yourself or your family.
Meet Sharon Kan, co-founder and CEO of Pepperlane, an online community that offers a multitude of resources for mothers looking to nurture, expand, or launch a business. Sharon is passionate about Pepperlane because, as she puts it, “motherhood is really good for business.” Although Sharon finds great happiness in being a working mom, she knows … Continue reading Mother’s Day Interview: Sharon Kan
There are many options for managing pain in labor, from natural methods to pain medications. These are some common forms of pain medication used during labor. As you prepare yourself for the birth of your baby, learn as much as possible about your options for managing your pain during labor by taking a childbirth class, reading up on methods, and most importantly, talking to your healthcare provider about what your options are specifically to your hospital where you will be delivering.
Meet Ashley Robinson, co-founder and COO of Tranquilo, Inc., which makes a vibrating mat that helps soothe babies. Ashley has a five month old son, Luca, so she is clear-eyed about how hard it can be for parents to bond with a fussy baby. She knows first-hand just how valuable a soothing tool can be.