Microsoft classes excel at nurturing female talent

Phillips, Lucy
October 2009
People Management;10/22/2009, Vol. 15 Issue 22, p9
The article reports on the important role played by on-site ante- and post-natal classes in the retention of talented female employees at Microsoft. Among the programs supported by the technology company for pregnant employees and new mothers are the Bump Club and Bump to Balance Club, which offer breastfeeding classes and post-natal life. The initiatives are further explained by Phill Mather, British human resource (HR) business partner manager.


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