|Adam R. Calli, MSM, SHRM-SCP, SPHR|
“We try to follow the ‘Family First’ mantra, so allowing someone to take time off to take care of family needs, is important.” - Wiley Simmons
“There’s nothing wrong with speaking to a therapist. There’s nothing wrong with seeking professional help. We all sometimes feel overwhelmed and over-burdened, and speaking to someone is a very good way to keep a good balance between all of the things you’re trying to juggle as a single parent. Do not be afraid to seek professional help.” - Wiley Simmons
“I remember talking to a friend of mine and he had kids before I did. He told me something profound. And that is, that a lot of people will talk about how difficult it is having children, but they don’t tell you how deeply you’ll fall in love with your children.” - Tom Spiggle
“We’ve seen things starting to change in a good way, but it’s fairly recent that we’ve seen a lot of public support and this groundswell for making sure that fathers take leave, as well.” - Tom Spiggle
“Thanks to that magical, mystical thing we call the internet, and social media, everybody can know what other companies are doing, or not doing, as the case may be.” - Adam Calli
“You don’t have time for all the so called potentially wasted hours spent either chatting in from the water cooler, or talking about the sports, or gossiping about people or events or whatever because you have to be laser focused on getting your job done.” - Lori Mihalich-Levin
“HR, by nature of what we do and what we are, we’re supposed to be the people who are paying attention to these things, and following the trends, and creating the trends. I mean, if you’re an advanced, progressive company, you’re like, how can we do something our competitors are not doing, so that we’re cutting edge?” - Adam Calli
“You’re not meant to be the Mom to all the employees. There are some correlations and similarities to parenthood i would think in terms of taking care of an employee population, but it’s not possible to parent to everyone within the company.” - Lori Mihalich-Levin
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