Podcast Episode 97 Tile

Why The Best Companies Treat Dads and Moms Equally

Interview with Brad Harrington / Boston College Center for Work and Family

Hosted by Paul Sullivan

Many companies still focus on working moms with their outreach and employee resource groups for parents. But research from Boston College’s Center for Work and Family shows that doing only that is missing the mark. Not only are fathers taking paternity leave that companies have offered them, both they and working moms are using those benefits as proxies to assess whether they’d even want to work for that company. So why are some companies still acting like it’s 1983? Listen to Brad Harrington’s insights from over two decades of research in the field.