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Child care breakdowns are costly. And it’s a myth that a nanny search tool alone can solve them. If all you’re doing is reimbursing employees for self-selected care – versus finding care for them -- you’re only getting a fraction of a real solution.
Employee Benefits |
Debunking the 5 Myths About Back-Up Child Care
Here are five surprising facts about employees' money problems and what they cost employers.
Financial Wellness |
5 Things You Need to Know About Financial Wellness in Your Workplace
There are a lot of good reasons why companies need child care as a benefit for employees. Here are five.
Employee Benefits, Life Stages |
5 Reasons Why Companies Need Child Care
Writing on EBN, Bright Horizons' Patrick Donovan further unpacks insights from our recent Working Learner Index study on investing in employee education.
Continuing Education & Skills, Recruitment and Retention |
Bright Horizons' Patrick Donovan on EBN: “Education benefits are a critical offering to retain top talent”
Varsity Blue shows just how crazy college admissions has become. Fixing it will take more than changes to colleges.
Education and College Advising |
WSJ Asks, What would make College Admissions Less Painful? Here’s One Answer
Here’s to all the moms and dads who are working and parenting – and building snowmen – today. Have we mentioned, we love back-up care?
Family Benefits |
Snow Day! Here’s to All the Working Parents Undaunted by a Blizzard
Thanks to all the clients, colleagues, and families for giving us so much to be grateful for. It wouldn’t be the same without you.
Company Culture |
Teachers and Coaches and Leaders, Oh My! What We’re Thankful For This Thanksgiving
This month’s HR news roundup discusses holiday hiring strategies, the importance of employee appreciation, hiring trends for 2020, and more.
Recruiting And Retention, Company Culture |
November HR News Roundup
Don’t worry that upskilling employees will make them flight risks. Research says just the opposite is true.
Education and Development, Recruiting And Retention |
Are Employees Using Your Education Benefits to Look for New Jobs? Maybe (and Why That’s a Good Thing)
Bright Horizons stands for many causes, perhaps few so passionately as this: everyone’s welcome.
Company Culture, Diversity & Inclusion |
Bright Horizons Stands Behind the LGBTQ Community
Bright Horizons is proud to be a Top Workplace for the 12th time. Learn more!
Hey Bright Horizons Employees – You Made Us a Top Workplace (Again!)
Millennial stereotypes just won’t go away. But here’s why they’re just plain wrong.
Life Stages |
The Danger of Millennial Stereotypes
The race is on to future-proof workforces with new skills. But success will require more than education programs – but the right program for the right audience at the right time.
Education and Development |
Employee Learning Takes Many Forms: Has Your Education Benefit Kept Up?
To support working parents requires more than benefits that are family friendly, but cultures that are career friendly.
Return to Work |
To Be Truly Family Friendly, Employers Have to Be Career Friendly, Too
Bright Horizons is Growing – Welcome GP Strategies tuition program management!
Tuition Program Management |
We’re Growing – Welcome GP Strategies!
Extra holiday hours in retail and other industries can challenge people to be on the job. The problem is fixable, but it requires looking at frontline employees in a unique way.
Back-Up Care |
6 Ways to Make Sure Frontline Employees are On the Job this Holiday Season
In this month's news roundup, we cover the introduction of voice-initiated job applications, business trip burnout, how to interrupt workplace bias, and more.
Company Culture, Employee Wellbeing |
October HR News Roundup
Everyone’s afraid of what robots mean for our workplace. But the rise of the machines might not be our biggest problem.
Workforce Development |
The Rise of the Machines Shouldn’t Scare Employers. Here’s What Should.