Is Your Organization Really Family-Friendly?

Source: Mauricio Velásquez, HR News, Vol. 81 no. 3, March 2015
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As the economy continues to improve, employees will gain bargaining power in the labor market as employers must compete harder for workers. You have no doubt heard all the buzz words about “winning the war for talent” and “being an employer of choice.” As part of this, Diversity Training Group consultants and trainers are being asked by clients to help them become more family-friendly. …. To implement needed changes, form a cross-functional, organizationwide, top-to-bottom and side-to-side team to study family-friendly issues and policies and to make recommendations. Also collect information on what comparable organizations do to identify and adapt best practices. ….