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The Business (and Human) Case for "Returnity"

The Business (and Human) Case for "Returnity"

“Becoming a parent is a drastic life change; going back to work after becoming a parent can be an equally staggering transition.”

Our own Amy Spelman on the importance of a savvy approach to “returnity.”

Leaning Back? Parental Leave at Pencil or Ink

Leaning Back? Parental Leave at Pencil or Ink

“I came back early from maternity leave - twice!” She bragged.

As a leader in our company, her words carried more weight than she perhaps realized. Within the next 3 years, one of her team members had pledged to take zero maternity leave when she delivered (and that’s exactly what she did), another started assigning work projects to those out on maternity leave, and another took the maximum allowed, but felt bad about it and ended up taking on multiple work assignments whilst technically on leave.

In one throwaway remark, that leader ruined parental leave for her team.

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Our founder Ellie Hearne on her decision to take a meaningful stretch of parental leave.

Work-Life Balance: The Basics

Work-Life Balance: The Basics

Good work-life balance isn't just about big, sweeping changes. It's about setting boundaries and making smarter choices throughout your day.

Practical tips to help define and implement a healthy work-life balance, courtesy of Ellie Hearne.

The Secret to Retaining Talent

The Secret to Retaining Talent

Free lunches, gym benefits, 401K matching... You're doing everything possible to attract and retain the best talent. But people keep leaving. Are you missing something major?

TFW It's Easier to Stay Silent

TFW It's Easier to Stay Silent

Sometimes it's hard to respond in the moment to something we disagree with.

But often those are the very moments when it's most important to speak up.

An Everyone Issue: Parental Leave in America

An Everyone Issue: Parental Leave in America

It’s not a "vacation". It’s not “just for the mom”. It’s not a luxury. It’s necessary. It’s good for business. It benefits everyone - parents, nonparents, bosses, and employees. What are you doing to help?