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Little Movement on Maternity Leave
New research shows the percentage of women taking maternity leave has stagnated over the past 20-plus years. What can HR do to get that number moving in the right direction?
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Mar 6, 2017
The Year in Gender Diversity
While a woman may not have made her way into the White House, I believe 2016 was actually a pretty good year for gender diversity in corporate America. If nothing else, workplace gender diversity has been highly topical this year.
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Dec 21, 2016
Bias Seen in Paid Parental Benefits
A new survey finds an imbalance in how the genders are treated when it comes to employers' paid parental benefits. Experts suggest ways organizations can work toward a gender-neutral policy.
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Oct 27, 2016
Sparking a Revolution
Hearing the cries of their employees, employers are increasingly considering real-life challenges as they construct their benefit strategies.
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Oct 17, 2016
Wrestling with Caregiving Woes
As more workers take on caregiving duties, experts urge HR professionals to revisit leave policies and help eliminate the (often unconscious) biases regarding these workers.
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Oct 10, 2016
Culture-Change Agents
Microsoft CHRO Kathleen Hogan got a big assignment from CEO Satya Nadella last year: help develop a "growth mind-set" at the tech giant. Here's how she and her team have tackled the challenge.
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Sep 19, 2016
Sick-Leave Laws Cause HR Headaches
When it comes to paid sick leave, there are no easy answers for multistate employers, which must contend with a growing number of inconsistent state and local mandates.
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Aug 23, 2016
Juggling Paternal Rights and Job Duties
A new report uncovers some challenges men face when trying to make use of their company's parental-leave policies. Experts say incentives and managerial training are powerful tools to get more male workers to make use of such leave programs.
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Jul 12, 2016
Making an Impact
The WhatWorks Awards, Bersin by Deloitte's 2016 competition, recognizes leading strategies throughout all spectrums of HR, including learning, leadership and talent.
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Jun 8, 2016
Alternative Approaches
While competitive base pay may play an important role in recruiting candidates, a new survey shows more companies are planning to boost their reliance on alternative rewards to bolster their offers.
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Apr 21, 2016
Q&A on Benefits
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Mar 7, 2016

Time for Dad
A growing number of employers are offering paid paternal benefits to new dads and are finding the benefits go both ways.
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Feb 11, 2016
A Look Ahead
Experts say upcoming decisions from the Supreme Court and the National Labor Relations Board are just a few of the issues HR leaders need to be focused on in the coming 12 months.
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Jan 7, 2016
Taking Family-Leave Benefits to the Next Level
Employers are beginning to feel the pressure to reconsider their stance on paid family leave, following a number of highly visible announcements. But as those blazing a trail here remind us, HR leaders would be wise to tread carefully.
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Dec 18, 2015
A Year to Savor, or Not
With significant decisions from the U.S. Supreme Court and the National Labor Relations Board,there were bound to be winners and losers in 2015. Here are our 10 winners and 10 losers -- and the reasons behind their selections.
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Dec 7, 2015
The Push for Paid Paternity Leave
New fathers are seeking more time off to help care for their kids, and some employers are responding with broader parental leave policies that include paternity leave. If not properly applied, however, these policies can lead to costly legal battles.
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Oct 22, 2015
The Value of Work/Life
Family-friendly benefits may be competitive difference-makers. Employers that aren't improving such offerings may be falling behind in the talent-acquisition game.
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Oct 13, 2015
Parental Leave in the Workplace Jungle
From the employee's perspective, expanded parental leave seems like a beautiful thing. But is it really possible for these programs to ever actually work as planned?
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Sep 8, 2015
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