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Being a parent is a huge responsibility. You have to take care of your children and provide for them financially. When you’re a new parent, it is especially hard to do both at the same time. No matter how much you and your partner both dedicate time to your baby, it is overwhelming and challenging to keep a work-life balance. This is why organizing and scheduling is such an important thing to do as a parent. There are many...
More often than not, working moms face a non-linear career trajectory. And it’s not surprising – it can be hard to jump right back into the job after starting a family. You’re forced to split your energy between quarterly objectives and school lunches, project management and playdates. So, how can you find a job that allows you to maintain a steady life balance and still advance and develop in your career? Maybe it’s...
Congratulations! You made the short list of applicants and received an invitation to interview. Take a moment to breathe a sigh relief and maybe dance a little jig before buckling down to the work of acing the interview. To master that feat, you should understand the interview process. The interviewer’s responsibilities The obligation of advance preparation does not fall solely upon the job candidate. The interviewer must also...
For many Americans, the rise of technology and high-speed Internet has made a long standing dream become a reality: the ability to work from home.  Working from home is one of the most sought after segments of the workforce.  Millions of people envision working from the comfort of their living rooms, home offices, or favorite coffee house. Unfortunately, when it comes to new trends like this, there are always going to be people...
Freelance editing is one of the most popular work-at-home careers. After all, many think, how difficult can it be? You learned how to write in the third grade, so how much do you really need to know? Read along. You may be surprised. Is freelancing the right choice for you? Before deciding whether to embark upon a new career as a freelance editor, first determine whether freelancing is the right choice for you. Especially for new...
You’ve seen the images of the USA’s national day to honor motherhood. They could have been (and maybe were) painted by Norman Rockwell, presenting idealistic portraits of mothers receiving the well-deserved praise and gifts from their grateful husbands and children. But how many mothers actually dread Mother’s Day? You’d be surprised. Mother’s Day dread The list of reasons to dread Mother’s Day...
Becoming a parent comes with many other responsibilities that require time, effort and money. As if that wasn’t enough, our time dedicated to work shortens and we are left with fewer options. Many young parents are faced with this difficulty. But with technology advances and the new working trends,  there are many careers  that allow you to have a “mom-friendly” schedule and offer the  option to work...
Whew! You’ve been searching around for a flexible job for some time now without success. It's not easy to find a remote, flexible job that allows you to telecommute.  Whether you want to work from home or make your own schedule, here is a list of flexible jobs that can help you achieve your goal! So what we did is that we divided what you’re looking for into 39 job categories. These are flexible jobs that let you pick your...
Work from home jobs are more popular than ever. Most companies in varies of industries nowadays offer their employees a chance to work from home. People’s need for more flexible jobs,  remote jobs  and  part-time jobs with benefits , and companies need to find the best and most experienced workers has lead to a solution that we call work from home jobs. This has especially played well for mothers who are always looking...
Apart from the tremendous work you do at home, are you trying to care for your family financially as well? However, you know you don’t have the time to work a full-time job that comes with full-time benefits. Still, you are reluctant to work  part-time  because most such jobs don’t come with benefits. Well, we’ve found for you 22 companies you could work for that offer great benefits for part-time employees....
I once worked for a company in which one of a key employee had the official title of “Manager of First Impressions.” Sounds cool, don’t you think? In actuality, she occupied the combined positions of receptionist and administrative assistant. The extinction of the use of “secretary” in favor of “administrative assistant” also exemplifies the importance of a job title. In the 1980s, women seeking...
What does a recruiter do? That depends on the type of recruiter. Writing for  Forbes , Marissa Peretz identifies the following categories of recruiters:  Agency/contract house recruiters. These include temp or staffing agencies and serve multiple industries. Companies that need seasonal or temporary labor use this type of recruiter to acquire short-term labor. Job seekers with the flexibility to work at a...