Parental Leave

3 tips for CEOs planning to take parental leave

My company just had its best quarter ever. As its founder and CEO, I am proud to say that I wasn't there for most of it.

4 common DEIB mistakes startups can avoid

These four common mistakes are not just bad for underrepresented employees — they’re bad for all of your current and future employees, which means they’re bad for your startup.

Employee leave startup Cocoon launches after raising $20M in new funding

The platform is available in across all 50 states and is designed for any type of employee leave, like parental, medical, caregiver or bereavement.

Boss of Chinese gaming titan NetEase calls for shared parental leave

China’s relaxation of its one-child restriction has not delivered the population targets set by its policy planners. In 2019, the birth rate in China slumped to a seven-decade low, which experts

The 10 benefits and policies any modern workplace should have

Want to attract (and retain) top talent, making your company’s workforce more competitive and cutting down on turnover costs to boot? The simplest way to do so starts with the benefits and policies.

8 benefits and policies that are making your company seem outdated

The competition for top talent today is more fierce than ever. And when it comes to attracting and retaining that talent, we know that benefits play a major hand in how well an employer fares...

IBM now offers more than 4 months paid maternity leave

Parental leave benefits is a great way to attract and retain employees. That’s partly why IBM is extending its maternity leave from 14 weeks of paid time off to up to 20 weeks of paid time off.

Facebook announces paid family sick leave and new bereavement benefits for employees

On her personal Facebook account Tuesday, COO Sheryl Sandberg announced an update to the company’s employee benefits, which are newly enhanced to ease the lives of new parents and grieving emp

Amazon Revamps Parental Leave Policy

Amazon announced a new parental leave policy earlier this morning in an email to employees. The Seattle-based company's new policy includes 20 weeks of paid parental leave for birth mothers and a nove