Tag: Work/life

Driving Workplace Flexibility for All

The following column was written for and initially appeared in The Huffington Post on Monday, June 23, ahead of the White House Summit on Working Families. It is reprinted with permission from The Huffington Post, EY and the Center for American Progress. By Mark Weinberger and Neera Tanden Weinberger, Tanden…

Video: Retaining Top Talent

How do you retain women and others from underrepresented groups and keep them from leaving before they get to the top How important is having a flexible workplace and an inclusive culture To access the presentation slides, go to DiversityInc Best Practices. Mark King Global Head, Diversity & Inclusion Kellogg…

Is This the End of Flexible Workplaces

By Barbara Frankel Are flexible workplaces going the way of VHS tapes and the Palm Pilot I’ve heard grumblings from several people, mostly women with children, since Yahoo! CEO Marissa Mayer decided to ban telecommuting and Best Buy told its corporate employees they have to start working in the office….

How to Create a Mental-Health-Friendly Workplace

“Mental illness does not discriminate,” saysBob Carolla, director of media relations at theNational Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI). “It can strike anyone at any time.” President John Quincy Adams and author Iris Chang (“The Rape of Nanking” and “The Chinese in America”) battled depression.Media giant Ted Turner and broadcaster Jane…

Workplace Diversity: 5 Legal Challenges of Work/Life Programs

Workplace Diversity includes work/life, but can offering employees flexibility and other benefits get you in trouble What are the pitfalls you need to avoid In an era defined by an escalating “war for talent,” many employers are providing their workforces an environment that allows employees to better balance the competing…