Managing Parental Leave: How Organizations Can Do It Better
How do you balance having a family and having a career? According to The Wall Street Journal, job- related anxieties that come with parental leave, including worries about slowing one’s career trajectory are familiar to many women. As more employers expand parental leave benefits for men, new and soon-to-be fathers are confronting those same concerns. Jennifer Henderson spent 15 years in corporate America in operations, leadership development, and project management. When both of her pregnancies disrupted her career progression, she founded Career Allies to change the way organizations manage parental leave.