HR’s Role in a Pandemic: Solving the Care Crisis for Working Parents
Date & Time: Tuesday, August 18, 2020 2:00 pm ET
Jennifer Vena, Vice President of Consulting Services, Bright Horizons
Nigel Birtwistle, Head of Client Services, Bright Horizons
Children ‘crashing’ video calls. Parents working double shifts to juggle child care and jobs. Employees struggling to care for aging parents from afar.
The pandemic has ratcheted up the challenges faced by working parents. Unaddressed, these challenges threaten careers and business continuity. In short, the risks to employers are real.
Hear how caregiving benefits are rapidly evolving in response to heightened employee needs, and what steps you can take to prevent costly burnout, in this timely event.
- The current state of child care, and key factors impacting the availability and affordability of care in the years ahead
- Specific examples of how family care needs have become more varied and more intense as a result of the pandemic
- New employer strategies for preventing employee burnout and preserving well-being