Women make up nearly half of the workforce, and over 70% are dedicated to another full-time job: being a mother. As competitive and fast-paced as the modern work environment can be, working moms are facing a greater challenge than ever – trying to balance the demands of their personal and professional lives. Is your company taking steps to be a steadying influence?
Take a look at the five things working mothers are seeking from their employer as you consider ways to keep talented moms happy and engaged at work.
1. Pay Equality
Believe it or not, pay equality is still an issue in 2015. Women make approximately 80% of what men in similar positions make, and that doesn’t begin to include the 24/7/365 shift they put in as mothers.