Category Archives: Career


Take Our 2024 Survey

Tell us what working daughters need at work The 2024 Working Daughters in the Workplace survey is now open. Take the survey HERE and tell us how your caregiving responsibilities impact your work, and what you need from your employer to remain in the workforce. If you leave us your email (last question), you’ll be […]

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14 Tips for Working Daughters

Balancing eldercare and career is not an easy feat; eldercare is intense and unpredictable. Most working daughters find they need to make some adjustments to how they work, live and care. We have 14 tips for balancing eldercare and career.

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Working Daughters in the Workplace: 2023 Report

Working daughter surveyed 587 family caregivers and conducted interviews with dozens of women balancing eldercare and career to understand how their caregiving responsibilities impact their work, and what they need from their employers to remain in the workforce.

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The Best Places To Work For Working Daughters

List honors businesses that support employee caregivers Recently, we went in search of the best places to work for working daughters. In time for National Working Daughters Day, here is our inaugural list. The list recognizes companies that support family caregivers and also raises awareness that businesses must do more to make caregiving and career compatible. The Best […]

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We won’t stop an exodus of women until we address eldercare

Commentary: A slew of recent reports have sounded the alarm bells about gender equity in the workplace and offered solutions to rectify it, but they basically ignore a critical component of working women’s lives: balancing work and eldercare. Until we address the fact that tens of millions of working women are caring for aging relatives, […]

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Returning to Work After A Career Break Due to Eldercare

For working daughters, taking a career break is often the only option we see for finding the time and energy to care for an aging and/or ill parent or family member. In fact, nearly 70 percent of caregivers experience work-related interruptions and many of us stop work as a result. But remaining unemployed after caregiving ends […]

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Should I Tell My Boss I’m A Caregiver?

Should I tell my boss I’m a caregiver? I get asked this question almost weekly from women and men who are trying to balance eldercare with their careers. The answer is it depends. How eldercare affects careers If you have aging parents, there is a good chance at some point, your caregiving responsibilities will impact […]

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Introducing the Best Places to Work for Working Daughters

At Working Daughter, we are on a mission to make caregiving and career compatible. Right now balancing the two is not so easy! While there is an endless stream of resources to guide working mothers – friends and family throw them baby showers to help prepare them for childcare, they go to Mommy & Me […]

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