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reacHIRE Returners and clients Wayfair and Fidelity are featured in a Wall Street Journal article about the obstacles people with career breaks face when trying to return to work.
The most solid and successful businesses rely on a loyal team of creative, hard-working individuals. It’s hard to focus on growth when employees keep leaving and you have to go through the arduous process of hiring and training new employees constantly.
A 2021 “Women in Tech Report” found that 72% of women in technology are outnumbered by men in business meetings by a ratio of at least 2:1, while 26% report being outnumbered by 5:1 or more.
Addie Swartz built her company to provide women with an intentional onramp back to the workforce. She knew the value of this frequently untapped group because she had previously built a successful company with a specific focus on hiring moms who had taken a career pause. Today, reacHIRE has put hundreds of women back to
Addie’s work has shown that companies that have adopted programming designed to build community and peer-to-peer support networks have seen a 90% increased commitment and organizational attachment from their female professionals.