Returning to work after a baby: The worst thing for women is the best for men

That is, when a woman becomes a mother it holds her career back. It automatically renders her a less valuable employee in the eyes of those who work with her. However when a man becomes a father this new-found responsibility actually works in his favour at the office.

The motherhood penalty has been proven again and again but more recently researchers have also noted a fatherhood bump.

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