You need great employees, but there’s a talent shortage. So, you are fighting for all the best people with all your competitors. But, there’s a talent pool out there that many companies neglect: Stay at home moms.
I know it might seem a bit silly to be looking at these women as part of your talent pool. They are home with their kids, not looking for jobs. Once they start looking for jobs, they cease to be stay at home moms, but become part of the workforce, right? Well, let me share a story.
When my oldest child was a year old, my husband and I bought a house in one of those cookie cutter developments in Bucks County, Pennsylvania. As we got to know the neighbors, the general questions started happening. “What do you do?” “Oh,” I’d say, “I work part-time in HR.” The answer from many of other women in the neighborhood was almost identical, “Oh, I wish I could work part-time.”
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