CARE.COM ANNOUNCES NEW MEMBER BENEFIT FOR HR.COM
Waltham, MA-April 14, 2009-Care.com (http://www.care.com/), the premier source of trustworthy family care options, today announced a new program with HR.com to offer the organization's Premier Members discounted access to Care.com.
The new relationship will provide the more than 180,000 HR.com members with the opportunity to join Care.com at a discounted rate and find quality local caregivers. For HR.com's members located across the United States, Care.com's national network of caregivers will help them find child care, special needs care, tutoring, senior care, pet care, housekeeping, and more.
"We're excited to offer HR.com's community the opportunity to try Care.com for their care needs," said Sheila Lirio Marcelo, Founder and CEO of Care.com. "HR professionals are key decision makers not only when it comes to evaluating resources for employees within their organizations, but also making important care decisions for their own families. With studies showing nearly 30% of employed parents experience a family care breakdown resulting in lost time at work each year, we believe Care.com is a great resource for companies looking to provide an added layer of support to its employees."
"HR.com remains committed to helping our community foster the development of their people," said Debbie McGrath, CEO, HR.com. "With care planning a key issue that many employees address on an ongoing basis, we are excited for our community to have an opportunity to evaluate Care.com as a way to support families within their respective organizations."
Care.com helps families to find babysitters, nannies, pet sitters, senior home care, housekeepers and tutors through a national network of trusted caregivers. As an added benefit to care-seeking families, caregiver profiles include references and background checks, and a team of experienced moms reviews all caregiver profiles before listing them online. These measures provide families with extra layers of confidence and security when they make important decisions regarding their family care needs.
HR.com is the largest social network and online community of HR executives, providing thousands of worldwide members with easy access to shared knowledge on best practices, trends and industry news in order to help them develop their most important asset - their people.
For more information on Care.com, visit http://www.care.com/. For more information on HR.com, visit http://www.hr.com/.
Founded in 2006, Care.com is the largest and fastest growing service used by families to find high-quality caregivers, providing a trusted place to easily connect, share caregiving experiences and get advice. The company addresses the unique lifecycle of care needs that each family goes through-child care, special needs care, tutoring and lessons, senior care, pet care, housekeeping and more. The service helps families find and select the best care possible based on detailed profiles, background checks and references for hundreds of thousands of mom-reviewed providers who seek to share their services. Through its Care.com for Recruiters service, Care.com also enables companies to find high-quality caregiving employees. For more information, visit http://www.care.com/.
HR.com (www.hr.com) is a free website that is in business to help build great companies by connecting them to the knowledge and resources they need to effectively manage the people side of business. As the largest social network and online community of HR executives, HR.com provides thousands of worldwide members with easy access to shared knowledge on best practices, trends and industry news in order to help them develop their most important asset - their people.