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Top Four: Marissa Mayer’s Maternity Leave Problem


This week Marissa Mayer announced that she is pregnant with twins and will again be taking a paltry two week leave after their birth.

The Skinny on Maternity Leave Laws


When it comes to maternity leave, most people expect that it is paid benefit offered by all employers when, in all actuality, it is not.

Get All the Facts on Maternity Leave

Resume to Referral

“Mothers report being treated with kindness and respect during their leave, while others complain of being harassed by bosses, subjected to coworker complaints, and pressured to return to work early.&#. And for working women, the anxiety Having children can be a time of great joy. It can also be a time of major-league stress.

Eggs, Milk and Discrimination: Parental Work Perks That Don’t Work


It’s also hot news whenever a tech giant or unicorn offers breast milk delivery or extends parental leave. Not now, is the implication. Great!

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SR: Paternity/Maternity Leave

Evil HR Lady

Thursday, September 09, 2010 SR: Paternity/Maternity Leave Dear Evil HR Lady, My company does not have enough employees to qualify for FMLA.

SR: Paternity/Maternity Leave

Evil HR Lady

However, they are generously letting me take 14 weeks of maternity leave (2 weeks paid, the rest unpaid). Surely allowing women to take the 6-8 weeks off is okay because giving birth necessarily means you are "disabled" for that time period. If it were me, I'd allow both male and female employees the 12 weeks of leave.

Marissa Mayer becomes CEO of Yahoo, and proves women cannot have it all

Penelope Trunk

She has announced she’ll take only two weeks maternity leave. It scares the women who don’t have kids. Women

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Working During a Maternity Leave


However, it is not an ideal world and due to finances, insurance, or career goals many new moms need to continue working even while on leave.

What if Women Pioneered the Work World?

Ms. Career Girl

Had the professional world been pioneered by women rather than men, what would it look like? career womenAnd that’s no coincidence.

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10 Things That Haven’t Changed For Women In The Business World

Career Realism

When we look closely at women in the business world, however, we may not have come as far as we think. Sure, women have made great strides in the corporate climate, but it appears we still do have a long way to go. Related:  7 Ways Women Can Achieve Happiness & Satisfaction In Their Careers. Poor Maternity-Leave Policies.

DUDE VIEWS: On The Facebook/Apple Benefit of Covering Cost for Women to Freeze Eggs.

HR Capitalist

It''s tough to recruit in the tech industry overall and both Apple and Facebook have trouble finding enough women candidates. Hi Gals!

Blueprint for a Woman's Life

Penelope Trunk

So, it makes sense that after getting to age 45 I am ready to tell all women how to live their adult life. Women get more unhappy as they age.

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male coworkers don’t believe I’m coming back after maternity leave

Ask A Manager

My all-male coworkers have started bombarding me with doubt when I mention that I will be returning after my maternity leave. ” I pointed out today how offensive it is to say these things to me when within our broader department, all the women are working mothers. In short, I’m now beyond annoyed and feel harassed.

Open letter to the guy who refuses to be the sole breadwinner

Penelope Trunk

I coach so many women who say they want career advice, but what they really want is permission to not work. And most women aspire to stay home.

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19 Female Founders & CEOs Working in HR Technology #HRTech


Practitioners are most likely working in a human resources capacity are women. Called Women Techmakers , the program is no longer accepting applications due to its popularity. This fact alone makes me hopeful that women are finding success in whatever field they believe they need to be, technology included. billion by 2015.

5 Reasons Having A Baby Won’t Ruin Your Career

Career Realism

Many women now are getting married later in life compared to a few decades ago in order to have established a promising career. Breast Pumps.

Working Mothers & What it Means to Be a Woman


  *This post is sponsored by Kronos who is a proud supporter of International Women’s Day on March 8. Story About Working Mothers.

Confident Job Hunting…with Sherry Bevan [PODCAST – EP7]

Mildred Talabi

Please leave your comments below… For general job hunting questions or advice for inclusion in a future podcast episode, send me an email …  .

Job Hunting When You Are Pregnant

Professional Resume Services

You may need to negotiate returning from maternity leave early or possibly working from home.

Parental Work Perks That Don’t Work


It’s also hot news whenever a tech giant or unicorn offers breast milk delivery or extends parental leave. Not now, is the implication. Great!

5 Tips For Job Searching While You’re Pregnant

Career Realism

Bringing a baby into the world is a wonderful thing, but some fear that it will hold them back in their job search. Don’t panic! Donnell.

The Dos and Don’ts Of The Office Christmas Party

Ms. Career Girl

Ostrich syndrome won’t cut it here; if you told Ruth in accounts that she’s weak for taking maternity leave, you’re in deep water. DO go.

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Who is the Happiest Woman You Know?

Careers Done Write

encourage women and men to read this article. Debates about women “having it all” dates back decades. working women careers

Does Your Leave Policy Promote the Working Parent?


In addition to 16 weeks of paid leave Vodafone have added another unique benefit. HR Life leave policy working parent By managers?

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Closing the Gap: Massachusetts Bans Screening Candidates Based on Salary


” This is an especially good and hard fought aspect of the law, as many women are set back in their careers by taking maternity leave.

New Mothers Returning to the Workforce - The Data is In

Careers Done Write

Census Bureau issued a report concerning working mothers, including levels of paid maternity leave and details of working mothers’ return to work. Well, it very positive that for the most part women are able to return to the workforce without losing ground in pay or job level. On November 10, 2011 the U.S. pagewanted=all.

Take risks to be your true self at work

Penelope Trunk

couldn’t understand why the women would lose focus on their jobs to get stupid about their kids. The kids were annoying to me. Parenting

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Tips To Consider When Pregnant And Working

Professional Resume Services

One of the realities for women is that of being pregnant and working a full-time job. Now is not the time to pretend you are superwoman.

What you think about after you think about if you should give up career for kids

Penelope Trunk

especially like the post that is an interview with a woman who couldn’t take maternity leave for either of her babies. 4.

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From Finance to Bags

Career Shifters

often thought about leaving, but the only opportunities I could see were doing the same thing at another company." What are you doing now?

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How to pick a wife if you want to have kids

Penelope Trunk

The more money you earn, the more women you have to choose from. You cannot attract women who cannot live on your salary. So, here it is.

Why Every Female Executive Should be Over 40 & Childless


There’s a battle going on with women and for many it’s an internal battle we face. Can Women Have It All? Thank God!

Seven Short Q & A’s on Saturday

Sklover Working Wisdom

Question 5: I f on a PIP when I went on maternity leave, what happens when I return? Debra P. Islandia, New York. Patty. Anonymous.

Returnships: A Key Diversity Initiative


I am sure you have heard the story a thousand times before.  A woman in the middle of her career has children and takes maternity leave

my April Fools prank backfired, should staff get bonuses for covering for someone on leave, and more

Ask A Manager

realized afterwards that it wasn’t a smart thing to joke about, and in case you saw it or anyone asked you about it, I want to make sure that you know that I don’t have plans to go anywhere! I’ll be more careful to leave work stuff out of any future April Fools days.”. 2. It’s five answers to five questions. Here we go…. 1. thought wrong.

Pregnant? When, How, and What to Tell Your Boss

Sklover Working Wisdom

know from many of my clients’ case histories that notifying their employer of a newly confirmed pregnancy, and then “navigating” the process of the many details of “pre-leave,” “leave,” and “post-leave,” were harrowing. You can also use these suggestions as a kind of checklist for your Maternity Leave planning.

ask the readers: I’m struggling to balance my work and family life

Ask A Manager

Some really do expect the “women” to take care of child-raising. Throwing this one out to readers to weigh in on. reader writes: I am having some trouble balancing my family life/work life. I am currently working full time 40+ hours a week. While we only have one child, we would like to plan for more. work habits

interviewing while pregnant — but I’m not the mother

Ask A Manager

That being said, I will not be having a baby come home from the hospital with me, nor will I have late night feedings, the need for a room to pump in, nor maternity leave. I’m expecting to just need to take a few days off for the delivery and a small amount of recovery, and then be right back in action. interviewing

my male colleagues stick our assistant with all the clean-up after meetings

Ask A Manager

At the end of the meeting, everyone leaves. It makes me crazy to leave her alone to do this — it just seems so rude and thoughtless. feel like my choices are to grit my teeth and leave the building with everyone else or do what I think is right by pitching in and just try to stop feeling weird about it.

Bringing Up Bebe: French vs. US Parenting Explored

Ms. Career Girl

As many women joke, “I was a better Mom before I had kids.” The leave is paid at 100 per cent of salary but with a weekly cap.