Written by Monique Honaman Tuesday, April 23 2013
Monique Honaman, founding partner of ISHR Group, thinks employers are missing a huge opportunity to stay connected with female employees who are leaving the workforce to care for children or aging parents. Honaman’s list of creative ways to stay engaged may potentially reduce hiring costs, training and on-boarding expenditures while increasing employee loyalty.
Written by Lucy Soto Tuesday, December 11 2012
When Peyton Nunez came to interview with Atlanta law firm Taylor English Duma, she suddenly found herself in a room full of men explaining her choice to leave her law firm eight years earlier to raise her two children. Expecting to be judged harshly, instead Nunez was met with a chorus of “We get it.” Two years later and thanks to a policy of flexibility, Nunez is back at work, making it work.
Written by Jan Turner Tuesday, December 04 2012
It’s been 30 years since groups like Procter & Gamble’s Women and Soap were created as informal, grassroots operations. Today, women’s affinity groups have taken on a new sophistication and a ramped-up relevance for female employees and their employers. Here’s an overview of what’s happening in the field – from Women of Campbell to Sodexo Inc.’s Women’s Network Group to Seyfarth’s Women’s Network.
Written by Allison O’Kelly Tuesday, October 09 2012
“Nearly one in two working women surveyed are willing to give up some percentage of their salary for more flexibility at work; 7.6 percent is the average proportion of their salary working women are willing to relinquish.” These are among the recent findings shared here by Allison O’Kelly, founder and CEO of Mom Corps.
Written by Megan Blevins Tuesday, September 25 2012
“I began noticing in myself and in my girlfriends (who are lawyers or hold high-level executive positions and have doctoral degrees) that we all were apologizing for having a voice,” says Selena Rezvani, author and co-founder of Women’s Roadmap, a consulting firm that launches women in to leadership. “We shouldn’t be afraid to roar instead of meow.”