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The Boston College Center for Work & Family is the country's leading university-based center focused on helping employers enhance the employee experience, increase employee productivity, and improve the quality of employee lives.


Research and Resources on Critical Topics Facing Organizations Today

Brad Harrington, Executive Director of the Boston College Center for Work & Family and research professor at the Carroll School of Management, shares the priority areas of focus of the Center for the coming year. The issues the Center studies have never been more critical to the success of businesses and the well-being of employees and their families. Read more here.

Video filmed and produced by Angelos Bougas.


Featured Resources

We are excited to kick off our Spotlight Series, where we are profiling our members and other progressive organizations about how they are re-imagining the workplace. Check out our new company spotlight on HubSpot and their approach to hybrid work and remote inclusion.

Thank you to the many Roundtable members who participated in our recent survey on employee mental health. Check out this new infographic to see what they had to say about: overall employee mental health, the groups most at risk, leadership's impact on mental health efforts, and how organizations are investing in mental health supports.

Diversity encompasses many visible and invisible aspects of identity, but in 2020, it is clear that race continues to be an issue of particular concern. While many White Americans believe the United States to be a post-racial society, tensions and inequalities persist. 

Check out our latest executive briefing focusing on the state of diversity in the workplace, the organizational impediments to implementing inclusive policies, and suggestions for building and maintaining diverse, inclusive, and equitable workplaces. For more resources on race in the workplace, click here.


The Boston College Workforce Roundtable is the premier learning and networking community for progressive employers who seek to provide a superior employee experience. Based in the Carroll School of Management at Boston College, the Roundtable combines the most valuable aspects of a professional community and the resources of a leading academic institution for members.

From the Director

The Center's role has always been to bring together some of the world's leading academics with corporate practitioners to increase our understanding of how to improve the employee experience. We do this through our collaborative research, educational forums and Roundtable meetings.
Brad Harrington, Executive Director