OREANDA-NEWS. Prudential Financial, Inc. (NYSE:PRU) has earned a place among Working Mother magazine’s 100 Best Companies of 2016—ranking in the Top 10. The 100 Best Companies are featured in the October/November issue of Working Mother and on workingmother.com.

"We are excited to not only make another appearance on the Working Mother 100 Best list, but to once again be a top 10 best company," says Sharon Taylor, senior vice president of Human Resources. "As an industry leader, Prudential continues its commitment to implementing innovative policies and programs that help working moms to realize both their personal and professional goals."

Supporting employees

Among the reasons cited for excellence were Prudential’s progressive programs for its work force, in the areas of advancement of women, flexibility, child care and paid parental leave.

Jennifer Owens, Editorial Director of Working Mother Media, says, “For 31 years, Working Mother has tracked the progress of companies that lead in creating a supportive workplace for America’s families. Now more than ever, with changing family dynamics, parental benefits are a key weapon in the war for talent. These companies aim to create the culture that attract the best talent.”

Subha Barry, Vice President, General Manager, Working Mother Media, says, “This year’s class of winning companies goes the extra mile to support working moms and all diverse families. The Working Mother 100 Best Companies continues to pave the way for employers nationwide to support their employees, both personally and professionally.”

About Working Mother

Working Mother Media (WMM), a division of Bonnier Corporation (bonnier.com), publishes Working Mother magazine and its companion website, workingmother.com. The Working Mother Research Institute (workingmother.com/wmri), the National Association for Female Executives (nafe.com) and Diversity Best Practices (diversitybestpractices.com) are also units within WMM. WMM’s mission is to serve as a champion of culture change. 

About Prudential Financial

Prudential Financial, Inc. (NYSE:PRU), a financial services leader with more than $1 trillion of assets under management as of June 30, 2016, has operations in the United States, Asia, Europe, and Latin America.