What Are Working Mother Best Companies?:
With the Working Mother Best Companies for 2011 list, you can vet potential employers for the family-friendly benefits included in their human resources policies. Ultimately, your experience of work-life balance and flexibility will differ based on your position, work group and supervisor. Still, the Working Mother Best Companies for 2011 list at least gives a starting point to find a job with the work-life fit you want.
For 2011, these are the Working Mother Best Companies, according to policies for paid parental leave, back-up child care, flexible work, elder care, on-site gyms and other work-life benefits.
Top 10 Working Mother Best Companies for 2011:
Two companies dropped out of the top 10 Working Mother best companies between 2010 and 2011: IBM Corporation and the University of Wisconsin Hospital and Clinics. The new entrants were Prudential Financial and TriHealth
In 2011, the top 10 Working Mother Best Companies are:
Bank of America
Ernst & Young
WellStar Health System
Working Mother Best Companies for 2011, A and B:
Looking at the full list of Working Mother Best Companies for 2011, those starting with A and B are:
American Electric Power
American Express Company
Arnold & Porter
Bain & Company, Inc.
Bank of America*
Baptist Health South Florida
Blue Cross and Blue Shield of North Carolina
Bon Secours Richmond Health System
Booz Allen Hamilton
Bronson Healthcare Group, Inc.
Working Mother Best Companies for 2011, C through F:
Continuing the full list of Working Mother Best Companies, those starting with C through F are:
Capital One Financial Corporation
Children's Healthcare of Atlanta
Children's Memorial Hospital
Covington & Burling LLP
Diageo North America
Dow Corning Corporation
Ernst & Young*
First Horizon National Corporation
Working Mother Best Companies for 2011, G through L:
The Working Mother Best Companies, starting with G through L, are:
General Electric Company
Goldman, Sachs & Co.
Hallmark Cards, Inc.
HCA Virginia Health System - Richmond Market
Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey
Johnson & Johnson
Katten Muchin Rosenman
Kraft Foods, Inc.
LEGO Systems, Inc.
Working Mother Best Companies for 2011, M through N:
The Working Mother Best Companies, starting with M through N, are:
March of Dimes Foundation
Marriott International, Inc.
MassMutual Financial Group
The McGraw-Hill Companies*
McKinsey & Company
Merck & Co., Inc.
Mercy Health System
Moffitt Cancer Center
National Education Association
New York Life Insurance Company
Northern Trust Corporation
Northwestern Memorial HealthCare
Working Mother Best Companies for 2011, P through Z
The Working Mother Best Companies, starting with P through Z, are:
Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman LLP
The PNC Financial Services Group
The Principal Financial Group
The Principal Financial Group
Procter & Gamble
Prudential Financial, Inc.*
PwC - PricewaterhouseCoopers*
Texas Instruments Incorporated
TriHealth, A Partnership of Bethesda and Good Samaritan*
Turner Broadcasting System, Inc.
University at Buffalo
University of Wisconsin Hospital and Clinics
VCU Health System
Verizon Communications Inc
WellStar Health System*
Yale-New Haven Hospital
In past years, many of the same companies appeared on the Working Mother 100 Best Companies list. To view previous lists and the top 10 companies for each year, see:
Working Mother Best Companies for 2010
Working Mother Best Companies for 2009
Source: Working Mother