Ask any mom who has spent the last 10 years driving kids to school, attending PTA meetings, handling home chores, and organizing family activities if they have the dedication, intelligence, and drive to work for a living.
Employers More Favorable to Returnees
A recent USAToday report found that among Fortune 500 companies, more than 90 percent are willing to hire returning mothers right now. Furthermore, they’re willing to create flexible schedules or arrange telecommuting for their existing female employees who are planning to take leave. This is excellent news, since researchers in Boston have found that more than 80 percent of so-called Generation Xers who take maternity leave plan to return to work.
Publish date: June 8, 2008