1. What are the advantages and potential liabilities of hiring two-career couples, beyond those noted in the case?
2. Many of the services for dual-career couples and parent employees are provided by large corporations that have far greater financial resources than smaller companies. Identify and discuss potential ways in which a small company’s HRM function can alleviate the challenges facing employees who are parents and employees with working spouses.
3. Suppose that a dual-career couple involves spouses who are at different career stages. Does this situation pose problems for the couple? For the organizations employing them? Discuss.