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Survey: 88% of Working Parents Suffer Stress-related Health ...
Jun 20, 2011 . Working parents have a lot to juggle, and this can create stress. . the last generation, but our importance as mothers and wives and to ourselves has not been taken into account, . The most common perk was “flexible hours.
http://www.workingmomsbreak.com/2011/06/20/survey-working-parents-health-problems/


Childless workers feeling resentment towards extra perks for parents
Sep 26, 2005 . With the back-to-school season underway, working parents are . as the number one most important factor for workers age 35 and younger, .
http://www.unmarriedamerica.org/News-About-Us/Childless_workers_feeling_resentment.htm


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Working Moms: Working Mom's Group Lunch; French Market, Chicago; Spend your lunch hour visiting with other . Perk Discount Alert! . Sleep for children is one of the most important requirements in childhood developmen... read more .
http://www.npnparents.org/


8 Perks that Make Companies Perfect for Working Parents | Power ...
Dec 6, 2011 . Explore news, videos, and much more based on what your friends are reading and watching. . What perks to working parents really want?
http://shine.yahoo.com/power-your-future/8-perks-companies-perfect-working-parents-220100453.html


Park Slope Parents - PSP Blog
Apr 2, 2012 . Information exchange for Brooklyn Parents living in or near Park Slope, New York . . maintaining a positive working relationship, and the responsibilities . We'll highlight the most important information on the PSP website as .
http://www.parkslopeparents.com/



Park Slope Parents - The PSP Guide To Hiring a Nanny/Babysitter ...
Park Slope Parents has put together this step-by-step guide to help you navigate . you should start looking about 6 weeks before you want a Nanny to start work. . have down the road about what's most important about the person you hire .
http://www.parkslopeparents.com/index.php?option=com_content&task=view&id=98



'Don't Touch My Perks': Companies that Eliminate Them Risk ...
Jul 23, 2008 . At Google, parents get $500 to spend on takeout dinners during their . is whether these practices are important in recruiting and retaining people. . pay a bit more for a perk that is not even available to most working people.
http://knowledge.wharton.upenn.edu/article.cfm?articleid=2019



Criteria for Choosing Your Perfect Job - Employment Spot
Most people look first to salary and make a hasty and poorly considered . While salary is important, of course, future employees should think about . Perks. Every company provides some kind of perks. Unfortunately, some are much better than others. Some companies have attached day care centers for working parents or .
http://www.employmentspot.com/employment-articles/criteria-for-choosing-your-perfect-job/


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Build Employee Loyalty with Alternative HR Benefits | Labor ...
One way a business can retain key employees is by offering creative . Once thought to be a benefit appealing mostly to working mothers or parents, flex scheduling has recently become one of the most popular perks a business can offer.
http://www.allbusiness.com/human-resources/employee-benefits/3779003-1.html


Think Big Partners - Early Stage Business Incubator, Startup ...
In fact, your online presence is one of the most important aspects of your overall business and . Onsite childcare is a beneficial perk that working parents love.
http://www.thinkbigpartners.com/resources/articles/start-a-business.html



Ten cost-effective tips for a competitive benefits - Michael Page ...
If the basic salary is at market rate, there are several cost-effective perks and . and one of the most important ways to attract and retain high performers. . 8) Childcare: With onsite childcare facilities a fantastic perk for working parents, .
http://www.michaelpage.co.uk/content/18352/ten-cost-effective-tips-for-a-competitive-benefits.html


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Tax Time for Single Parents Can Be Doubly Aggravating ...
Feb 9, 2012 . At tax time, being a parent comes with certain perks: the Child Tax . The Earned Income Tax Credit can be a great help to low-income working folks . The most important thing to remember about paying taxes is this...it is not .
http://www.dailyfinance.com/2012/02/09/tax-time-for-single-parents-can-be-doubly-aggravating/


What are the Perks and Pitfalls of Working From Home?
Working from home can have many perks, but there are traps or pitfalls the . home, and while this applies to most everyone, it can especially apply to parents. . It takes significant skill to be able to multi-task working and caring for children .
http://www.wisegeek.com/what-are-the-perks-and-pitfalls-of-working-from-home.htm


Nanny jobs: Down economic times mean pay, perks more negotiable
Nanny jobs: Down economic times mean pay, perks more negotiable . And many working parents who are facingt a child care crisis say that it is about time.
http://childcare.about.com/od/costofchildcare/a/nannyjobs.htm

Parents Meetups near Denver, Colorado - Parents Meetups - Denver
Find Meetup Groups in Denver, CO, us about Parents. . Single Parents, Divorced Parents, Widowed Parents, Single working parents, Singles 30's-50's, . We are a group of parents and welcome parents in the Wash Park, Platte Park, . together for playdates, family events and most important, we get together to have fun!
http://parents.meetup.com/cities/us/co/denver/


Perks of Working in Higher Education
For the most part, these perks are not the exception, but the rule. . Take a look at some of the benefits that make working in higher education so attractive: . can enroll in courses at a significant discount, up to 80 percent of the cost of tuition. . and carnivals that encourage participation during the day by employee parents.
http://www.quintcareers.com/working-higher-education.html



Our Staff & Volunteer Team - Neighborhood Parents Network
Frantically seeking experience and information of working parents for the best day . She also taught kindergarten at Lincoln Park Preparatory and was the first . Believing that parenthood is one of the most important professions in life, she .
http://npnparents.org/our-staff-volunteer-team


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Innovative Benefits for Working Moms
Jan 8, 2011 . Society says our children are lacking in parental guidance–but, at the . “The single most important benefit for working moms is flex time,” says Benenson. . ranks are the only ones taking advantage of family-friendly perks.
http://www.kelloggforum.org/innovative-benefits-for-working-moms/

Financial Resources for Single Parents…Fathers, Too : Project ...
$5 Million in Scholarships for Working Parents to Go Back to School Online . The effects of a single parent's lack of a college degree are most apparent when we look . the low education level of parents is an important contributor to low family income. . Current and former members of the military may find additional perks.
http://www.elearners.com/projectworkingmom/resources/working-dads/financial-resources-for-single-parents-fathers-too/

LEO: Dangling and Misplaced Modifiers
Aug 18, 2000. of reduced employee turnover, absenteeism, and lateness, onsite daycare is being provided more frequently as a perk for working parents.
http://leo.stcloudstate.edu/grammar/modifiers.html

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Older Parents: What are the Advantages of Having Children Later in ...
Besides, it is quality of time and not quantity that is the most important and a child . I interviewed several people who were raised by older parents, one of whom is an . nothing of joining me on the slides and climbing frames at the local park.
http://www.sideroad.com/Parenting/older_mother.html

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The Top Ten Best Things About Being a Teacher
Summer holidays are a well-known perk of teaching but there are far more . to women who want their work hours to match their children's school hours. . Teachers play a vital role, alongside the parent, in shaping the young people of our nation. . The three most important were relationships, the sense of purpose and the .
http://prairieprincess.hubpages.com/hub/The-Best-Thing-About-Being-a-Teacher

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