Working Mother supports and empowers today's working moms in their pursuit of success - however they define it. We celebrate the complexity, humor and richness inherent in being a real working mom.
The Great Divide
Optimize Your Commute • Whether your goal is to get more peace or get more done, these tips make the most of your in-transit time.
The New-Mom Job Rut • Amanda Riego has a role with stability and flexibility, but the mother of a toddler misses “wanting to achieve more.”
Accidental Breadwinners • How three moms who didn’t plan to outearn their spouses manage their reality.
THE BEST 2020 PRESIDENTIAL CANDIDATES FOR WORKING PARENTS
The Eternal Activist • How does an actress-producer mom of two stay motivated to change the world? An endless amount of optimism.
Make Regular Time for Friends • These three moms and their just-as-busy besties actually see each other often. Try their tactics for more get-togethers.
By the Numbers • Representing more than 2 million U.S. employees, this year’s winners are focusing on inclusive benefits for families, including gender-neutral leave, gradual phase-back after parental leave, and accessible, affordable childcare.
Perks That Work • What makes a company stand out, even among the most family-friendly in the United States? We asked the heads of HR at our Top 10 companies to name their favorite employee benefit.
100 BEST COMPANIES 2019
A Family-Friendly Future • The U.S. remains the only developed country that doesn’t mandate paid maternity leave. But that won’t stop U.S. corporations—as well as some states and cities—from helping parents take necessary time with their new additions. And they’re bolstering their efforts.
Funding Leave for the Moms Who Need It Most
WORKING MOTHERS OF THE YEAR 2019 • Every year, the organizations that make our 100 Best Companies list are invited to name a mom employee who exemplifies leadership, commitment, passion and caring—a role model at home and on the job. Get their best advice for making it all work at workingmother.com/wmoty2019.
Celebrating OUR WORKING MOTHERS AND DADS OF THE YEAR 2019 • When companies foster a culture that gives parents the flexibility they need, their employees thrive. The mothers and fathers that follow are shining examples of that. They not only succeed at work but also in their family life and communities. We’re honored to feature some of them here.
BEST COMPANIES FOR DADS 2019 • Congratulations to the below 50 organizations who made our second-annual list! For the first time, winning employers were welcome to choose a father who contributes much to his company, his coworkers and, of course, his family. Here are the role-model parents. You can learn even more about them at workingmother.com/wdoty2019.
What Working Dads Really Want • No doubt, today’s working moms and dads are different from each other. But new research by the Working Mother Research Institute shows they’re alike in at least one major way: Dads want the same things moms want from their employers—flexibility, more paid time off and no career damage for being a parent. And it’s even truer for millennial dads than any others. Here’s a sneak peek at our findings.
TOP WEALTH ADVISOR MOMS 2019 • Our third-annual list features the top 400 mothers working in wealth management today. We asked some of the best how they overcame obstacles to become successful in their field while raising children.
Dedication to Family, Career and Our Clients
Sick-Kid Solutions • Guaranteed, your child will be too ill for school or daycare on days you can’t skip work—and your own mom or dad can’t fill in. Try these parents’ brilliant backup plans.
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