The Parent Project: Why should we care about parental rights?

Jennifer Liston-Smith on how companies can avoid losing highly qualified people after they have children.

Bridging the transition through pregnancy and return to work is a critical element in leadership: this is a point at which many highly-qualified people are lost from the workplace, or from a chosen career path. Often, we leave because there is not enough quality part-time work, or because the culture at our workplace (e.g. valuing presenteeism, rewarding ‘face time’ rather than outcomes) is at odds with what we want to offer alongside parenthood. But the working world and the workforce is changing, as is what we expect from our work. It’s not just a women’s or parents’ ‘issue’... [CLICK HERE TO READ MORE AND COMMENT]

 

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The Parent Project: Why should we care about parental rights?

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