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Empowering People to Manage their Unique Life and Work

By Olivier Blum, Chief HR Officer at Schneider Electric
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Have you ever been in a perpetual state of flux, or felt that you are constantly running behind instead of being ahead? Well, let me tell you that you are not alone. Ironically, in trying to adapt to the rapidly evolving changes in our lives we often neglect the very thing that could make a difference, i.e. our own energy. While it may ring true at an individual level, this dichotomy exists at an organizational level too.

Working and Living Without Limits

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Kris was raised on a farm, learning at a young age the definition of hard work and perseverance. After graduating with an undergrad degree in Electronic Engineering Technology, she began her career as an engineer and technical writer. Currently she is a Senior Advisor for IT Business Consulting at Dell Technologies. Yes, she is a rising female talent in the STEM industry, but there’s so much more to Kris.

Medtronic Introduces New Family Leave Policy

Employees are taking advantage of six additional weeks of paid time off to deal with family care needs.
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The Medtronic Family Care Leave (FCL) Policy took effect May 1, 2018, for all full-time and part-time employees in the United States. It provides up to six additional weeks of paid time off for employees to care for sick family members or to support family impacted when a spouse, child or parent is called to active military duty.

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The Medtronic Family Care Leave (FCL) Policy took effect May 1, 2018, for all full-time and part-time employees in the United States. It provides up to six additional weeks of paid time off for employees to care for sick family members or to support family impacted when a spouse, child or parent is called to active military duty.

P&G Named: JUST Capital's Top Ten Companies For Workers

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For four years, JUST Capital has been polling the American public on what it means to be a just company, and we consistently hear that workers should be the top priority for corporate leaders.

How to Strengthen the (Work-Life) Balance Muscle

Though I didn’t always know it was possible, I’ve found a way to thrive in the office as well as at home. It’s time to make sure all employees can do the same. Here’s how we’re leading the movement at Nestlé.
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By Judy Cascapera, Chief People Officer at Nestlé USA

When I had my children more than two decades ago, I went back to work after four weeks. I even hid my pregnancies from my all-male team for as long as I could. I felt that if I didn’t, I’d be judged and my career would suffer.

Work Life Balance? More Like a Seesaw

By Allyson Park
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Ask me about balance when my daughter forgets her PE clothes, our basement floods, one dog is sick, my husband is juggling seven active litigation cases and I’m on a busy work trip 1,400 miles away. Better yet, don’t ask. Fortunately, days when everything goes awry are rare, so I just do my best at staying agile and taking it one day at a time.

How Many More Sleeps Mommy? – The Other Hidden Barrier to Women at Work

By: Charlotte Jensen
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Some of the buzz these days surrounds women in the workplace and the various barriers to their professional advancement. My personal experience over the years, probably like many others, has varied between amazing bosses and mentors who encouraged me to grow, and of course the not so great bosses and the leaders who felt threatened and excluded me. Over the past 9 years, my journey has been more about the evil two words we call “mommy guilt.”  It’s the other hidden barrier that so many of us share which often holds women back from the next big promotion.

QoL Solutions Can Help Retain Teachers

By: Richard Hill
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Every year, about 13 percent of the nation’s 3.4 million teachers transfer to different schools or leave the profession altogether, according to the Alliance for Excellence in Education in collaboration with the New Teacher Center. It’s estimated that over 1 million teachers move in and out of schools annually, with 40 to 50 percent of teachers quitting within five years.

Paid Parental Leave: What Working Women Really Need

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Nearly 70% of all working women with children under 18 are trying to balance the needs of their kids with those of a demanding career. This can be challenging at times, however, there are ways to make caregiving easier.

Company policies and benefits can be integral to the success of working parents—and caregivers of all types—who also happen to be employees.

Bloomberg Honored by Dave Thomas Foundation for Adoption

Celebrating Workplaces of Every Size and Industry That Support Adoptive Families
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Originally posted by the Dave Thomas Foundation.

The Dave Thomas Foundation for Adoption is celebrating its 10th year of honoring companies that offer the country’s most impressive adoption benefits! Our Best Adoption-Friendly Workplace program honors employers of every size and industry that offer adoption benefits for employees.

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