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Tech Companies Should Pave the Way to Better Parental Leave Policies
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Tech Companies Should Pave the Way to Better Parental Leave Policies

Fathers and partners want to be more involved in child rearing. Women want to work and advance their careers.
Maja Mikek
San Francisco Becomes First U.S. City to Mandate Paid Parental Leave
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San Francisco Becomes First U.S. City to Mandate Paid Parental Leave

The unanimously approved law allows parents to receive their full salary for six weeks, beginning in 2017.
Why Entrepreneurs Should Support Nationalized Parental Leave
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Why Entrepreneurs Should Support Nationalized Parental Leave

The U.S. is the only industrialized nation in the world that does not provide working moms (or dads) with support during the vital first few months of a newborn's life. It's time for change.
Peter Gasca
Yahoo's Marissa Mayer Gives Birth to Twin Girls
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Yahoo's Marissa Mayer Gives Birth to Twin Girls

The embattled CEO announced her daughters' arrival on Tumblr.
Labels Make No Sense. An Example? Consider 'Workaholic Helicopter'
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Labels Make No Sense. An Example? Consider 'Workaholic Helicopter'

Labels box us into perceptions and structured roles often associated with negativity. So, don't use 'em.
Jim Joseph
5 Reasons Why Parental Leave May Be the Best Startup Perk You Don't Offer
Employee Retention

5 Reasons Why Parental Leave May Be the Best Startup Perk You Don't Offer

Forget the splashy perks. Parental leave is a better way to attract and retain top talent.
Yuri Sagalov
5 Back-to-School Tips for Working Parents
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5 Back-to-School Tips for Working Parents

On the eve of a son's departure for college, an Adobe executive ponders the parenting lessons she's learned.
Donna Morris
The Key to Achieving Work-Life Balance for Parents? Accepting It's a Myth.
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The Key to Achieving Work-Life Balance for Parents? Accepting It's a Myth.

When you feel like you're running on empty, think of these three rules for maintaining your sanity and success.
Jill Smokler
Why Companies Need to Create a Parent-Friendly Culture
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Why Companies Need to Create a Parent-Friendly Culture

Parents make great employees and cultivating an environment that is supportive of them is not only easy but a no-brainer from a business standpoint.
Adam Foroughi
Richard Branson Now Offers Employees a Full Year of Parental Leave
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Richard Branson Now Offers Employees a Full Year of Parental Leave

The eccentric business magnate is raising the bar on employee benefits.
Katrina Bishop
5 Ways to Balance Leadership and Parenthood
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5 Ways to Balance Leadership and Parenthood

When was the last time you really had a good, solid conversation with your kids?
Ashley Morris
An Insider's View of How Women Can Advance Their Tech Careers
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An Insider's View of How Women Can Advance Their Tech Careers

A startup co-founder insists that female engineers should be full players in the startup game.
Naama Halperin