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20. LinkedIn: The Best Places To Work For New Dads In 2016

LinkedIn

That site where you’ll look for your next employer should maybe be your next employer if you’re thinking about having a kid. LinkedIn’s leave policy shows that it’s learned a thing or 2 about recruiting talent from all those innovative companies busy using LinkedIn to recruit their talent.

  • Headquarters: Mountain View, CA
  • Number of employees: 6,800
  • Paid Parental Leave: 6 weeks
  • Industry: Tech
  • 2015 Rank: 6

Notable Father-Friendly Policies And Practices

  • Parents receive a $2,000 annual child care subsidy, and the company recently moved from a PTO policy to a DTO — Discretionary Time Off — policy. Employees work with their managers to schedule vacation days, with no set maximum on the year.
  • Employees also get an annual $5,000 stipend for job-related education expenses and one Friday every month employees are encouraged to work on special projects that are of interest to them. It was unclear at press time if “My 9 iron” qualifies as a special project.
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Correction: This page has been updated to reflect the correct number of paid weeks LinkedIn provides new fathers.

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