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UK / 67% of working mothers believed having children has hindered their progress at work

Employers are being warned they are wasting talent after research highlighted career progress is being hindered for more than two-thirds of women who return to work after having a child. Women who return to work after having children feel they are being held back in their careers. Research by banking group Santander has found 67% … Continue reading

US / Breadwinner Moms: 40% of all households

A record 40% of all households with children under the age of 18 include mothers who are either the sole or primary source of income for the family, according to a new Pew Research Center analysis of data from the U.S. Census Bureau. The share was just 11% in 1960. These “breadwinner moms” are made … Continue reading

US / New Mothers are more than ever College Educated

Mothers with infant children1 in the U.S. today are more educated than they ever have been. In 2011, more than six-in-ten (66%) had at least some college education, while 34% had a high school diploma or less and just 14% lacked a high school diploma, according to a new Pew Research Center analysis of U.S. … Continue reading

From Gender to Mother Gap: Britain full-time working mothers earn 21% less than men

Mothers who work full-time earn 21 per cent less than men, a report revealed yesterday. But even women without children are victims of Britain’s gender pay gap. On average, they earn 7 per cent less than men in full-time jobs, the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development said. ‘Women pay a high price for motherhood,’ … Continue reading

America’s Silent Crisis – Single Working Mother

Single mothers are raising more of America’s children than ever before. And for many of them, the economic precipice is creeping closer and closer. For decades the number of single-parent families has climbed higher, with the overwhelming majority of these households led by women. In 1960, just 5 million children under 18 lived with only … Continue reading

Re-entering the workforce after taking time off to stay at home with kids can be an intimating process

Many females worry about their skills still being relevant and if they will still fit in and adapt to a workplace environment all while juggling their new added responsibilities at home. The good news is that a recent Korn/Ferry executive survey shows almost 50% of women say having children did not impact their career progression, … Continue reading

Discouraged jobless mothers | More mothers stay at home

The layoff notice was not a complete surprise. At the shipping centre in Denver where Jeanine Maez filled mail orders, the trend had been toward paperless transactions. But how Maez reacted to being unemployed in 2004 was a revelation, even to herself: She decided not to look for a new job in favour of staying … Continue reading

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