05 February, 2009

Married to the Job

Nancy Gibbs piece in Time about supporting new mothers at work even in recession

Top performers always have options—and, Hewlett notes, women are twice as likely as men to voluntarily walk away, not dropping out but finding a safer haven. What worries her is that when the smoke clears, there may not be many women left in the higher reaches of the workforce. “We’ll have lost the mentors and role models for the next generation.”