They say it takes a village to raise a child. But what if this proverbial village doesn't exist anymore? The parental burden inevitably falls on the mother – the primary caregiver - creating a situation that undermines her career opportunities. Maternity is a significant barrier to women joining the workforce. Providing childcare support and advocating for equal parenting/ fostering culture of care are grass root solutions for tackling this problem. Further, education, diversity in hiring, and removing unconscious bias solve for the larger problem of gender gap in the workforce.
But talent leaders often find themselves in a fix while creating such an inclusive culture. In this webcast by People Matters and KLAY Schools, talent leaders can learn to design and build family-friendly workplaces through inclusive culture and benefits. Learn how you can empower working professionals to achieve work-life integration.
Here are a few things to look forward to:
- When is an organization truly family-friendly and why is it so important today?
- Recommendations for engineering inclusive culture and benefits at the workplace
- Ways in which organizations, Governments, and childcare providers can work together to support working parents