The email that came from my husband’s leadership was exactly what every parent needs right now, recognition that we are in “uncharted territory…that our responsibility to our families and health far outweigh our responsibilities at…
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As Seen On Today.com
“The expectation today is that you are available whenever someone needs you, and as a young employee that was what I prided myself on,” Ferrante told TODAY Parents. “That really needs to change holistically, not just for parents. We all need space to…
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Therefore, it’s not surprising that a recent Indeed survey of the tech industry found that over 80 percent of women feel pressured to end their maternity leaves early and return to work. Diving deeper, the survey found that 38 percent cited a fear of losing credibility or value, 34 percent received direct pressure from colleagues or managers and 32 percent were simply…
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As Seen On Thrive Global
When one of the biggest names in finance — and what some still consider an old boys’ club on Wall Street — ups the ante on paid leave, it has the power to pave the way for other businesses to follow suit….
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As Seen On Parents.com
“This crisis is highlighting the challenges working parents face regularly around child care,” says Mary Beth Ferrante, founder of WRK/360 and advocate for helping families get back into the workplace. “The pandemic is causing widespread school and care closures across the country all at the exact same time. While this is unprecedented, working parents regularly are…”
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As Seen On The Ladders
In fact, the founder of Wrk/360 Mary Beth Ferrante says all too often, the ‘people impact’ aspects of strategic setting comes at the end of the process, when resources are being allocated to new initiatives and goals. This is a tough place to put your workers, since the decisions are…
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As Seen On Scary Mommy
This conversation was long overdue. To see it dominate the news cycle for weeks, even months, has been incredibly heartening. At the same time, there’s one aspect glaringly missing from the dialogue: motherhood…
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