Patrick Ball

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Why the Gilmore Girls Revival Should Have You Thinking About Family-Care Benefits

Where you lead, I will follow you … You might recognize that line from a classic track off Carole...

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Infographic: Employers Feel the Impact of Child Care Costs

Around here we write quite a bit about the impact of child care on the careers -- and career...

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Big Data: Building the Case for Employer-Provided Care Benefits

A pair of new reports putting a spotlight on America’s mounting care crisis also shed light the...

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What Do Working Moms and Dads Value More Than Money?

Working parents … they’re just like us. Basically. A new survey by FlexJobs.com, a career resource...

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Deloitte’s Paid Family Leave Benefit is a Sign of the Times

There’s this thing our CEO will often weave into presentations and speaking engagements. “Raise...

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7 Ways Back-to-School Disrupts Workplace Productivity

Don't let back-to-school impact workplace productivity.  It’s not true that back-to-school season...

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Are Companies Really Betting on Family-Friendly Benefits to Win the Talent Wars?

Are companies really betting on family-friendly benefits? You betcha.  You’ve heard this story...

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Top 10 Reasons Your Employees are Distracted at Work

To say workplace distractions abound would be the understatement of the year. In today’s office...

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What’s the Secret to Attracting Top Talent? Taking Care of Their Kids

 The fight for today’s top young talent is fierce, to be sure. From tech to finance to retail,...

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Sandwich Generation Month: Time to Support Employees with Senior Care Responsibilities

We talk a lot about what working parents need from their employers. While this is an important area...

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Summer’s Here. Is Your Office Ready?

For most of us, the arrival of summer is reason to celebrate sunnier days, warmer nights and those...

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5 Things You Need to Know About Dads at Work

Long gone are the days when it was safe to assume that while dad is at work all day, mom is staying...

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