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End the Plague of Secret Parenting (The Atlantic)
Inflexibility around child care is, quite simply, going to cost firms valuable workers. Most of the women in that study left the labour force. Other research has found that the presence of children is a main driver of the gender gap in career outcomes.
Is Your Corporate Culture Cultish? (Harvard Business Review)
What characterises corporate cult is the degree of control management exercises over employees’ thinking and behaviour. This starts with recruitment, where employees are screened for their “fit.”
How Work Became the Millennial Religion of Choice (Fast Company)
A society that praises work is ruthless in its regard for both the natural world and for others, and studies suggest it’s the culprit behind a range of negative trends afflicting millennials and workers more broadly.