Retention of Working Mothers


  • Elena Millar Mercy College School of Business



Work life balance, flex-time


This is a study of challenges facing professional woman in the development of work life balance after the birth of a child. In explores how such events can affect the employment status of mothers, as well the ability of firms to retain female talent. In particular it looks at how simple organizational changes, such as the including of flex-time and flex-place can affect retention, moral, and perceived work life balance


Author Biography

Elena Millar, Mercy College School of Business

Elena Millar currently work as a Sr. Human Resources Coordinator for a large Consumer Packaged Goods Company in Westchester, New York. Previous roles have included Talent Acquisition Coordination and Human Resources for a company involved in beer importing.  She holds an undergraduate degree from Manhattanville College in Business Management with a minor in Communications, as well as a Masters of Science in Human Resources Management from Mercy College.