New evidence is confirming how important workplace flexibility and family-friendly benefits are for recruiting and retention in today’s business environment.

Sixty-two percent of mothers and 36% of fathers say they have stopped working or switched to a less challenging job to allow more time to care for their kids. Likewise, 62% of moms and 44% of dads say they have passed up a job opportunity to have more time to care for their children, according to a recent Washington Post poll.

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