This Is How Smart Bosses Retain Employees Returning From Maternity Leave

Companies that can’t retain working parents lose in the cost of recruiting and training new talent, as well as in high-performing and well-skilled employees. And bosses can make all the difference in how a person performs at work after returning from maternity leave and whether or not they stay.

3/5 of Dads Would Change Jobs to Get Better Parental Leave—So Why Isn’t it Commonplace?

One (surprising) thing fathers want more of in the workplace is fair parental leave. Unfortunately, the opportunities for them to be fully present in the lives of their newborn child are scarce. Here's what companies can start doing to right this.

The 2-Part Parental Leave Plan That’ll Make Your Life Easier

Through a bit of trial and error during my own pregnancy, I created a two-part system that made my transition and parental leave so much easier, and which I highly recommend any expecting parent use before taking time off.

Surviving Unemployment When You’ve Got Kids, According to Someone Who Did

Unemployment’s stressful under any circumstances, but when you’re a parent, it becomes even more challenging for all the obvious reasons. When my husband and I were laid off within six weeks of each other, we quickly found out how hard it could be to put on a brave face for the kids.

What Your Co-Workers With Kids Want You to Know

Ever wonder what your coworkers with kids want you to know? Read on for advice from working parents on creating a less stressful workplace.

Back From The “Break”: Re-Entering the Workforce Post-Kids Is Hard, Here’s How to Show Companies You Should Be Their Next Hire

Re-entering the workforce post-kids? Here's advice on how to return to the workforce seamlessly.

Back After Baby: How to Balance Work and Family, Manage Morning Meetings on Minimal Sleep, And All of Our Other Back to Work Survival Tips

Back after baby: You can do it! And we've got some pro tips to help you along the way.

Back After Baby: How to Balance Work and Family, Manage Morning Meetings on Minimal Sleep, And All of Our Other Back to Work Survival Tips

Back after baby: You can do it! And we've got some pro tips to help you along the way.

Ask an Honest HR Professional: How Can I Re-enter the Workforce After a Long Break?

Starting your job search is always intimidating, but especially when you've been out of the working world for a while. How can you polish everything up and re-enter the workforce after a long break? An HR professional shares everything you need to know to successfully get back in the game.

I’m a Working Mother Who Was Able to Have a Career I Love (Without Sacrificing Family)

Heather Freiser is the director of branded content at The Muse. And a restaurant owner. And a mother. Here's how she balances it all.