paternity leave

How Paternity Leave Benefits Mom's Career

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If moms want to climb the corporate ladder, more dads are going to have to start taking paternity leave. That's the takeaway from a new report by the Peterson Institute for International Economics and the consulting firm EY. This study analyzed data from almost 22,000 companies in 91 countries, and found companies that offer... Read more

Is Parental Leave Becoming A Boys Club?

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Is parental leave becoming a boys club? There's no doubt about it, more and more dads are making family a priority, especially those under the age of 40, according to Boston College's 2015 'New Dad' study. But new research from The University of California Santa Barbara reveals a twist: Fathers who have sons are more... Read more

Our Predictions For Mark Zuckerberg's 2-Month Paternity Leave

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Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg announced he'll be taking two months of paternity leave once his daughter arrives (that's actually only half of what Facebook allots new moms and dads). And as he did with the baby announcement, he took to Facebook to share the news, sharing a photo of the family's dog Beast with the... Read more

Toms CEO Takes Big Step Forward For Paternity Leave

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Offering paternity leave is one of the smartest business decisions a company can make. That's what Blake Mycoskie -- CEO of Toms Shoes -- thinks. The company's "chief shoe giver" explained in an interview with CNN Money on Sunday. "If a dad doesn't take it or isn't offered it, he's tired," Mycoskie says. "He's... Read more

Here's How Dads Really Feel About Paternity Leave

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The parental leave discussion continues, this time from dad's point of view. Taking a look at new dads, Boston College Center for Work & Family released The New Dad: A Portrait of Today’s Father this week. Yesterday, we told you about how dads feel about their roles as parents and their work/life... Read more