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Five Ways to Make Your Workplace Great for Parents

  Leave support teams, parent mentor, funding family forming, and “Focus Fridays” are helping companies win the war on talent. The pandemic reoriented the way we all live and work, and one significant change is how we think about balancing our job, family, and health. Working parents in corporate America fought through the pandemic with […]

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Best Place for Working Parents Brochure

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Fort Worth Summit to Showcase Family-Friendly Workplaces

An initiative that started in Fort Worth makes the case that family-friendly is business-friendly It can be a tough balance for employers to support working parents and do it in a way that also supports the bottom line, especially as we come out of the pandemic. Strategies for how to do that will be front […]

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The Best Place for Working Parents® 2022 National Summit Gathers Fortune 500 Company Leaders in Fort Worth, Texas to Set the Standard of Company Support for Working Parents

The invite-only, three-day event will feature speakers from American Airlines, Fossil, Hilti, Match, PMG, Yum! Brands, and more, sharing key strategies for building a stronger workforce through family-friendly and business-friendly initiatives. FORT WORTH, Texas, May 2, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — This week, May 4-6, 2022, hundreds of Fortune 500 company leaders will gather together in Fort Worth, Texas for The Best Place […]

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The Best Place for Working Parents® joins The Maine Take

Sara’s interview begins at 30 minutes. Sara Redington of The Miles Foundation joins The Maine Take With Dana Connors as The Best Place for Working Parents prepares to launch in Maine. Sara shares the mission of The Best Place for Working Parents and details why it’s such an important initiative for the businesses and economy […]

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The Best Place for Working Parents® 2021 Annual Report

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The Best Place for Working Parents® Announces Partnership with the Parent Nation Team

The Best Place for Working Parents® is proud to partner with Dr. Dana Suskind, author of Thirty Million Words: Building a Child’s Brain, in her second to-be-published book, Parent Nation (coming from Penguin Books in April 2022). Dr. Suskind references The Best Place for Working Parents® as a call to action and tangible step for […]

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Save the Date: 2022 National Summit

Join business leaders from across the country who are setting a new precedent for what it means to be family-friendly – through workplace policies that are benefiting working parents AND businesses’ bottom line. From boosting attraction and retention efforts, to motivating and optimizing a post-COVID workforce – the 2022 Summit will feature national experts on […]

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Family Friendly is Business Friendly | The Top 10 Family-Friendly Workplace Policies

Wondering which family-friendly workplace policies actually boost employee engagement, retention, attraction, and productivity?  See our newest report conducted with SMU Center on Research & Evaluation which highlights the top 10 policies proven to benefit both working parents AND businesses’ bottom line. Read full report here

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Investing in Family-Friendly Policies the Way to Go

Fort Worth is the nation’s 12th largest city — with the second highest share of families with children in the U.S. Undoubtedly, COVID-19 has had lasting impacts on our workforce, families, and child care providers. Today, investing in child care and other family-friendly policies that enable working parents (and specifically, women, who have been disproportionately hurt […]

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