THE BOTTOM LINE: WHY FOCUS ON FAMILY FRIENDLY?

Fort Worth is the 13th largest city in the nation – and we have the 2nd highest share of families with children.

What does that mean for our business community?

It means our businesses are serving employees who are also parents and caretakers. More specifically, we have employees with responsibilities and worries related to their kids’ wellbeing that impact their productivity, availability, and loyalty to their workplace.

For Fort Worth to stay on the cutting edge of attracting and retaining top talent, we know we must innovate and have a game plan when it comes to employee wellbeing and family-friendly practices.

National research tells us that there is a serious business case to being family-friendly.

Compared to their competitors, great workplaces win when it comes to revenue growth, employee retention, productivity, innovation, resilience,agility, customer service, and employee engagement

83% of millennials will leave one job for another with stronger family policies and better family support.

Research from Fortune shows that the publicly-held companies that appear on the Fortune 100 Best Companies list have delivered stock market returns 2x to 3x greater than major stock indices.

Employers

Take the Best Place Family-Friendly Assessment to see how your business ranks in terms of overall family friendliness.

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Employees

Is your place of work family friendly? Take the Best Place Family Friendly Assessment to find out.

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Top 10 Policies

Learn about the 10 research-backed policies that speak to benefits for families – and those policies’ positive impact on business profitability.

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