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📞 Calling All Managers And Workplace Leaders
Care shouldn't be an afterthought in the workplace
In today's fast-paced work environment, care often takes a back seat. We're so focused on productivity and results that we forget the human element, the beating heart of our organizations. But it's high time for a change. Care isn't a luxury; it's an essential part of a thriving workplace.
We've all heard the saying, "People don't leave bad jobs; they leave bad managers." It's time to rewrite that narrative. Let's be the leaders who inspire, support, and elevate our teams. Together, we can make work a place where care isn't just second nature; it's woven into every decision, policy, and interaction.
In the relentless pursuit of productivity, care often finds itself relegated to the back burner in our workplaces. It's a quiet casualty of the modern work ethos—a casualty that's taking a toll. Consider this:
📊 The Hidden Struggle: Did you know that a staggering 73% of mothers are actively engaged in the labor force today? Nearly three-quarters of the workforce are also caregivers in some form. It's not just a statistical blip; it's a fundamental shift in our workforce.
👥 The Sandwich Generation: For those in their 40s and 50s, life is a juggling act. They're 'sandwiched' between the responsibilities of aging parents and their own children. The weight of this dual caregiving role affects their work, their health, and their wellbeing.
💼 The Workplace Cost: The cost of care isn't just emotional; it's financial. Recent U.S. Department of Labor data showcases the untenable expense of childcare, pushing working families to the brink. Eldercare costs are rising, leaving caregivers to navigate an increasingly challenging financial landscape.
💰 Living on the Edge: A staggering 72% of Americans live from paycheck to paycheck. The financial safety net is fraying, and the stresses of balancing work and care are pushing many to the brink.
👴 A Graying Workforce: America is aging, with about 17% of the population over 65. The demands of eldercare are increasing, and caregivers are struggling to balance their careers with this responsibility.
🚀 A Call to Action: It's time for a thoughtful reflection. Care isn't just a soft concept; it's a hard necessity. As leaders, we face immense pressure to deliver results, often at the cost of our own care. But we can't forget that a caring workplace is a thriving workplace.
💪 The Care At Work Summit: Connecting Thoughtful Leaders 💪
The Care At Work Summit is where we bring data, stories, and leaders together. It's a platform to connect with those who understand that success isn't just about numbers; it's about fostering a culture of care.
🤝 Join the Conversation: Let's change the narrative. We've all heard, "People don't leave bad jobs; they leave bad managers." It's time to redefine what it means to be a great manager—one who cares deeply for their team's wellbeing.
🌐 A Brighter Future Awaits: Together, we can transform our workplaces into caring, compassionate, and inclusive spaces. It's not just about business; it's about the wellbeing of our teams, our organizations, and ourselves.
Join us at the Care At Work Summit, where we'll embark on a thoughtful journey to elevate care in our workplaces. Together, we can build a future where care is woven into every decision, policy, and interaction.
You can download the reimbursement template here if you are attending as an individual or download the employer invitation if attending as a group.