Parenting and Working During a Pandemic: Three Infographs

National, News
When the U.S. closed schools and began sheltering-in-place, most families and employers assumed this was a short-term arrangement. Now with the start of the new school year, parents are facing more pressure to have a long-term solution for being good employees and at-home educators and caretakers for their children. Parents are getting creative, but there are ways employers can help.

Business Smart: SoCa and kō-än

News, North Carolina
Sean Degnan is no stranger to activism. While in college studying English and theater, he attended so many protests on campus that he missed classes and wound up on academic probation. While this passion for advocacy may not have been…

Business Smart: The City of Wilmington

News
Wilmington, NC offers visitors and residents a relaxing coastal vibe combined with the hustle and bustle of a historic downtown river district. Its charm, modern facilities, cuisine, arts and culture make Wilmington a popular destination. As an employer for over…

Business Smart: Reidsville Chamber of Commerce

News, Uncategorized
Established in 1914 by community business leaders, the Reidsville Chamber of Commerce challenges itself to continue to evolve and provide employees with family-forward benefits, with the understanding that salary alone in a small nonprofit is not enough to retain top…

Business Smart: Wells Insurance

News
Wells Insurance, a family-owned, fourth-generation insurance agency headquartered in North Carolina, is committed to serving the community and its employees with integrity, compassion, and expertise. Celebrating 100 years of service, Wells Insurance prides itself on being a family-run and privately-owned…

Economic Loss Due to Challenges in Childcare

News
These are unprecedented times—almost all parents have disruptions in their child care in the midst of COVID-19, and so many closures are causing economic uncertainty. Recently, the US Chamber of Commerce Foundation created a report that highlighted the significant child…