Women account for 47 percent of the U.S. labor force, and 66 percent of women with children 17 and under work full- or part-time. To attract and retain talented women, companies are increasingly offering support for working mothers, including longer maternity leaves and more flexible work hours. Working Mother recently ranked the 100 companies doing the best job in this respect. Here are the top firms in the professional services and management consultant categories.
Accenture - The consulting and technology services company offers moms eight weeks of paid maternity leave and specific guidance for new parents through its employee assistance program.