Fathers want bosses' support in balancing family, career: Poll

Of those polled, 95 per cent of dads said that they would be more productive if their company gave them the flexibility to manage personal and work commitments - up from 87 per cent in 2014.
Of those polled, 95 per cent of dads said that they would be more productive if their company gave them the flexibility to manage personal and work commitments - up from 87 per cent in 2014.PHOTO: ST FILE

Efforts to support new mums in the workforce have been growing in recent years, and it appears dads also want to do more to better balance their careers and family life.

A survey out this week found a remarkable 97 per cent of working fathers with young children said they would be attracted to an employer that supports them in managing work and family commitments.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on June 12, 2019, with the headline 'Fathers want bosses' support in balancing family, career: Poll'. Subscribe