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In Defense of Marissa Mayer

The mommy-bloggers have a new target! You would have thought that “back to school”, “fall fashion ideas for busy moms”, or something about “vaccinations” in the back to school spirit would have kept them busy for longer. 685 more words

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The Biggest News This Week?

The biggest news this week? Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer’s plans for maternity leave…in December. Seriously? (First – congrats to Mayer. She and her husband are expecting twins later this year.) But the news that she once again plans to take a short maternity leave and work during that leave has unleashed a storm of… 125 more words

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6 policies that make it easier for CEOs like Marissa Mayer to take parental leave

When Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer announced her intention to take just a few weeks leave after the birth of her twins, many observers worried that she’d be setting a bad precedent for women—and men—in high-level positions. 754 more words


Pregnancy in the Workplace; What You Absolutely Must Know

You’ve undoubtedly read the recent headlines about big shiny companies handing out parental leave like candy. Netflix, never to be outdone, is now offering unlimited maternity and paternity leave within the child’s first 12 months. 778 more words

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I’m 99% sure that we can’t all do maternity leave like the 1%

Marissa Mayer has sparked a debate over maternity leave through her announcement that she will be taking only 2 weeks maternity leave when she gives birth in December. 789 more words

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Marissa Mayer - Tag Team Parent?

On Tuesday, Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer announced via Tumblr that she is expecting twin girls. On the same day New York Magazine writer, Oz Spies… 749 more words