Whether it’s a weekday trip to the playground, a farmers’ market stop for lunch or a chat over chocolate milk after school, many working parents can only dream of spending such quality time with their kids. But at apparel maker Patagonia, this is reality. Quartz reporter Jenny Anderson takes you inside the outdoor gear company’s idyllic on-site child care program, where parents can pursue their careers and take active roles in their children’s lives at the same time. getAbstract recommends this article to managers who would like to retain their parenting employees.
In this summary, you will learn
- What started apparel maker Patagonia’s unique child care program,
- What benefits the company offers working parents and
- How the policies affect employee retention.
About the Author
Jenny Anderson is a Quartz reporter and a 10-year veteran of The New York Times.
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11 months agoits a must read for working moms and HR teams
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