Working Moms Dish About Best Company Perks
Mother’s Day is a time to appreciate moms for the many jobs they do, from taking the kids to school to leading a board room meeting. In fact, approximately 71% of women in today’s workforce are working moms raising kids under 18 years of age, according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics.
WFH [work from home] opportunities, high-quality on-site child care, and flexible start times make it a good choice for people with families.” – AOL Product Manager (Dulles, VA)
“Great for working mothers!” . . .“The company provides great traditional benefits in additional to a full maternity/paternity/adoption leave as well as enhanced plans to phase back to work, mother’s room, and back-up child care.” – Deutsche Bank employee (location n/a)
“Overall great company to work for – allows for flexibility for work/life and supports working moms. Good benefits and great amount of time off for sick days, vacation time and maternity leave.” – JPMorgan Chase employee (location n/a)
“Great benefits…off for maternity leave and short term disability paid 100% of my salary. I thought this was the norm but talking to friends at other companies and in other industries this was a true blessing.” – Booz Allen Hamilton Consultant (Atlanta, GA)
“Work/life balance was embraced. On-site childcare center . . . Awesome benefits.” – CA Technologies employee (location n/a)
“The main advantage of working at BOA is the work-life balance. . . . The benefits are awesome: great health insurance, 401k and pension, childcare reimbursement ($135/mo for informal care or $250/mo for formal daycare) . . . A few progressive benefits: domestic partners covered, infertility covered, gender reassignment surgery covered.” – Bank of America Teller (Loganville, GA)
“Benefit packages cannot be topped. Lots of vacation time. I also got a 6 month maternity. They were very supportive of my career.” – Deloitte Senior Manager (New York, NY)
“You receive benefits even if you are only working twenty hours a week, such as help with child care and health insurance . . . My son got sick just a few weeks after I had started and had to be in the hospital for about a week and they were very understanding.” – Bank of America Teller (Independence, MO)
“The company headquarters are amazing – and pretty much include everything you need including a doctor’s office, child care, a gym, grocery store, salon, restaurant, coffee shop and much more.” – General Mills employee (Minneapolis, MN)
“Balance of work and home is excellent. Work at home options, telecommuting, flex hours and good time off options . . . They offer lots of odd benefits like on-site child care facility, health club, discounts on phones, and sponsored events” – Allstate Systems Analyst – Professional (Northbrook, IL)
What benefits and perks do working moms enjoy at your company? Share a company review and let us know!