No to paternity leave?
o “I can’t afford it” (46%)
o “I would fear that it would harm my career” (31%)
o “My co-workers and/or clients depend on me too much for me to be away for an extended period of time” (28%)
o “I’m too busy at work to be away for an extended period of time” (28%)
Yet, Adecco's survey found that 70 percent of Dads think that being a father also makes them a better employee.
"Fathers probably face more pressure to stay on the job than mothers do when a baby comes along,” says Bernadette Kenny, chief career officer, Adecco USA. “Now it’s the employers’ turn to do a better job of implementing benefits and policies that allow for Dads to achieve sustainable work-life balance.”