It’s not easy being a working parent, but it definitely helps to know that your employer is supportive. These companies get it. They all offer benefits and programs that allow their employees to thrive in their careers while raising a family.
In addition to offering at least 15 weeks of paid leave after childbirth, paid paternity or partner leave, and fertility and adoption benefits, these employers go the extra mile for their employees’ families. For example, some provide unlimited paid time off for additional work-life flexibility and others aim to give their team members peace of mind through backup childcare and elder care programs.
If finding a family-friendly environment is a priority as you search for your next job opportunity, consider applying to one of these companies. Check out their open roles—they’re all hiring now!
Atlassian builds software that empowers everyone from small startups to enterprise teams unleash their full potential. They build tools like Jira, Confluence, Bitbucket, Trello, and OpsGenie to help teams around the world better code, communicate, and collaborate.
Atlassian’s leaders understand that now more than ever, when teams are remotely distributed and working from home, parents are trying to manage their ever-growing list of both personal and professional responsibilities, needs, and last-minute requests. In addition to Atlassian’s generous paid maternity leave of up to 20 weeks or parental leave of up to seven weeks, the company strives to go above and beyond for employees by offering work flexibility in the form of unlimited PTO, backup child care, and more.
Avanade is the leading provider of innovative digital and cloud services, business solutions, and design-led experiences on the Microsoft ecosystem. Its people bring bold, fresh thinking combined with technology, business and industry expertise to help make a genuine human impact. Avanade prides itself on bringing clients the very best thinking through a collaborative culture that honors diversity and reflects the communities in which they operate.
Avanade offers all primary caregivers, whether through birth or adoption, 16 weeks of parental leave. Secondary caregivers get two weeks of leave at 100% pay. When the time comes to return to work, Avanade also wants to make life easier and provide peace of mind by offering backup care services for small children. (This benefit can also be used for aging relatives.)
Intel is in the midst of an exciting journey to go beyond just PCs and servers to a company that is at the center of a new era where everything looks and acts like a computer. The explosion of devices and data has led to several technology inflections—AI, 5G network transformation, and the rise of the intelligent edge—that, together, will shape the future of technology. Whether it’s using AI to stop illegal poaching or engineering greater safety into autonomous vehicles, Intel's innovations help solve global challenges. Enriching lives is at the heart of why they exist.
Intel provides family-friendly benefits for every stage of life. Looking to start a family? Intel offers a variety of pregnancy, adoption, and fertility benefits, as well as new parent benefits, including additional time off, special parking, and on-site nursing rooms. But their benefits don’t stop there: Intel offers childcare and elder care programs and education benefits, including tutoring, college coaching, and scholarships, as well as life insurance for spouses or children.
4. Baker Tilly
Baker Tilly is a nationally recognized full-service accounting and advisory firm with offices throughout the Midwest and East Coast. Founded in 1931, the firm is dedicated to understanding client goals and providing effective solutions. Going beyond merely preparing taxes and conducting audits, the firm seeks to serve as a valued business advisor and be the first place clients call with questions. As an independent firm within a larger network, Baker Tilly is also able to offer global insights to its clients.
More than a mere credit reporting agency, TransUnion also offers sophisticated data information regarding global risks in order to assist clients in making important business decisions. The organization is committed to providing the most complete and multidimensional information available to more than 500 million customers, at 45,000 companies, in 33 countries around the world.
In addition to providing up to 16 weeks of paid leave to the primary caregiver, TransUnion offers flexible time off and a phased return to work plan. The company also offers four weeks of paid leave for the secondary caregiver, financial adoption assistance plus paid leave with adoption, and family-friendly benefits such as subsidized dependent care FSA, subsidized benefits through Care.com, flexible work arrangements, and a parent resource group.
6. Goldman Sachs
At Goldman Sachs, your skills and experiences will create a world of possibilities for our clients. From the latest IPO and market insights to investments in clean energy and infrastructure, each one of our teams contributes to innovations that drive progress around the world.
Broadridge, a global fintech company with $4 billion in revenue listed on the S&P 500, provides communications, technology, data, and analytics solutions. The company helps drive business transformation for clients with solutions for enriching client engagement, navigating risk, optimizing efficiency, and generating revenue growth. Broadridge works with some of the world’s largest financial institutions and over 5,000 brands in industries from telecommunications to healthcare.
8. The Washington Post
Founded in 1877, the 67 Pulitzer Prize-winning Post is one of the world’s most storied media and media technology companies. Purchased by Amazon founder Jeff Bezos in 2013, and named the eighth most innovative media company in 2018 by Fast Company—and still on the list today—The Post has emerged, disrupting the era in journalism by positioning itself as the leader in technology.
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