Today, dads are taking on more caregiving and household responsibilities than ever before. According to the Pew Research Center, fathers spend, on average, seven hours a week on child care—that’s almost triple the time they provided in 1965. And fathers, like mothers, struggle to maintain work-life harmony. As family structures evolve, top employers are adapting their policies and programs in pursuit of an agile, competitive workforce.
Fatherly’s 2018 “50 Best Places to Work for New Dads” list celebrates the extraordinary benefits companies are providing to support employees and their families. Yet again, large employers are leading the charge.
Here are best practices large employers can implement to create a supportive, inclusive environment for working dads:
Supporting employees along their parenthood journey is one of the many topics attendees at Workforce Strategy 2018 will explore. Join us in Atlanta for inspiration, insights and innovative ideas to reshape the employee experience!
For more ideas on supporting employees and their families, review the Business Group’s: