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Research Square selected as a 2013 N.C. Family-Friendly 50 company by Carolina Parenting, Inc.
Sep 08, 2013 (08:09 AM EDT)

DURHAM, N.C., Sept. 8, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Carolina Parenting, Inc. has named Research Square as one of its 50 Family-Friendly companies for 2013. The list highlights companies that support and encourage working parents in North Carolina as they balance the needs of job and family.

"We believe that by fostering a culture that encourages personal fulfillment, we maximize our collective impact as a business," says Alicia Parr, Research Square's HR Director. "As a company, we are dedicated to providing the resources people need as they meet their responsibilities at work and at home. Our culture is one where employees are free to seek out personal fulfillment as they work toward the company's larger goals."

Based in Durham, Research Square employs 108 people and provides benefits that include time off after adoption, family support groups, and employee wellness programs. Employees have full autonomy over their schedules and are able to choose their work location and hours to maintain balance and increase productivity.

Honored companies were nominated and provided information about benefits and programs via surveys and supporting testimonials. Senior associate directors from the undergraduate and graduate business programs at UNC Kenan-Flager Business School in Chapel Hill reviewed the nominees' program information and determined the final list of honorees in partnership with Carolina Parenting.

About Research Square
Research Square develops software and services for the global research community, identifying areas for improvement within the ongoing cycle of research, publishing, and discovery. Its team of scientists, researchers, software developers, and publishing experts is dedicated to improving the way discoveries are shared.

About Carolina Parenting, Inc.
Carolina Parenting produces monthly and annual regional publications, digital media resources and websites for parents and others caring for children in each of North Carolina's largest markets: Carolina Parent in the Raleigh-Durham-Chapel Hill area, Charlotte Parent in the greater Charlotte area, and Piedmont Parent in the Triad. The combined readership for the monthly magazines is more than 267,000. The associated websites are, and

SOURCE Research Square