flaky interviewer is causing child care problems

Ask A Manager

I tend to think it’s better not to mention child care in interview situations, even though it’s a perfectly legitimate reason for wanting less flaky scheduling, but he could say something like, “My schedule is pretty tight this month and I’m shuffling things around to make that time work, so could you shoot me an email no later than Tuesday if it starts looking like it might not work out?”

bringing a baby to work when your child care falls through

Ask A Manager

I asked about 10 of my coworkers about bringing a child to the office in case of emergency, and every single one (parent or not, younger or older than me) expressed horror at the thought and said no way should it happen ever, not even just for a parent to drop by so everyone can meet their baby. Some offices are totally fine with bringing a kid in for a few hours or even the whole day when your child care falls through.

child care expenses from team-building retreat, race questions on job applications, and more

Ask A Manager

Child care reimbursement for a weekend-long team-building retreat. My question is whether the attendees who must find and pay for care for children for two nights and days can seek reimbursement of those costs. child care expenses from team-building retreat, race questions on job applications, and more was originally published by Alison Green on Ask a Manager. It’s four answers to four questions. Here we go….

is it okay to bring your kid to work when your child care falls through?

Ask A Manager

Is it ever okay to bring a child to work with you when your child care arrangements fall through? If you wake up to a sick kid who can’t go to school or if your normal child care provider cancels and you don’t have a back-up, you might be wondering if you can simply bring your kid to work with you.

asking a client to cover child care costs, did I over-share about my new salary, and more

Ask A Manager

Can I ask for child care costs to be covered as as contractor? It would be unusual for a contractor to say “I need you to cover my child care.” If you’re truly a contractor, though, then you can set your own rates, which means that you can say, “This is a bit different from our regular arrangement, which lets me work around my child care obligations. It’s five answers to five questions. Here we go…. My assistant quit because of St.

Friday Five: What Are the Top Work Perks In 2017?

Blogging4jobs

HR child care employee training remote work work perks workationIt’s been awhile since I last wrote about work perks and since we’re at the start of a new year, I thought it was time to check out what’s new in perks. Work perks fascinate me. Workology is the art and science of work, HR and recruitment. Join the resource revolution.

2017 79

can I ask my employer to pay my child care expenses when my schedule changes?

Ask A Manager

Don’t ask your employer to pay your child care costs. A reader writes: I work in a satellite office — headquarters is about 2 hours by car, and in the past, I’ve rarely been asked to travel there, as all of my work can be done in the office where I’m located. However, I’ve just been asked if I could travel to the main office twice a month, as it would be “beneficial to the team.”

will martial arts hurt my boyfriend’s career in child care, I sent money to an employer who has disappeared, and more

Ask A Manager

Will martial arts hurt my boyfriend’s career in child care? My boyfriend is looking for a job in child care, but he doesn’t have much experience working with children. Some people do still have a bias against men in child care, which is rooted in incredibly sexist and insulting assumptions. I am an employer who is very careful not to cross the line with inappropriate interview questions. It’s five answers to five questions.

Employee accuses Chicago circuit court of anti-Muslim harassment

HireCentrix

Child care attendant told she was not a good Christian, lawsuit says A former child care attendant for the Cook County Circuit Court has sued the court, its chief judge and her former supervisor for allegedly harassing her because she is Muslim. » Resources for Small Businesses regarding the Affordable Care Act Small Businesses and the Affordable Care ActYou know the value of providing health insurance to your employees. Be our Friend.

What Sheryl Sandberg Doesn’t Understand about Minimum Wage and Childcare

Evil HR Lady

Which strongly impacts the additional point she makes (2 paragraphs down): And we need affordable child care. Child care for two children exceeds the median annual rent in all 50 states. Child care is a huge problem for working moms and dads. Sheryl Sandberg wrote a heartfelt mother’s day post on Facebook , detailing the things she would like to see to help mothers in the workforce.

2017 136

How to Handle and Reduce Staff Turnover

Evil HR Lady

This allows your staff to plan their lives outside of work, and is especially critical for people who need to arrange child care. Restaurants are known for having a high staff turnover rate. However, there are certain ways to limit this so your restaurant can run smoothly. With a little effort, you can reduce your restaurant’s turnover and retain quality employees. Here are some tips to help guide you. Treat Your Employees Well.

2017 141

How to explain a termination when asked in interview

Careers Done Write

use a child care center instead of my last nanny who was unreliable, and 3.) Share that you were a new mom and having issues with child care and a commute that presented challenges.

2014 216

A New Study Finds Bad Managers Aren’t the Reason Employees Quit

Evil HR Lady

spouse relocation, child care, health, etc.). Good management is important. We all know this. In fact, multiple studies have shown that not getting along with a manager is often the strongest influence on employee engagement—and eventual departure. Or, at least, that’s what we thought. According to new research from IBM on why employees quit, the old HR adage “people don’t leave companies, they leave managers” is being called into question.

2017 125

Should Your Company Offer Unlimited PTO?

Evil HR Lady

Think of the money you’ll save by not having to pay for child care during those times! Unlimited vacation days sound like a dream. Imagine being able to take off and go to the beach anytime you like. Or perhaps beach trips aren’t your thing, so you can go skiing every Friday or stay home every time your children are out of school. Unfortunately, unlimited PTO doesn’t really work that way in practice. You still need to do your job, which means you still need to work.

2017 129

How To Think Through Going Back To Work

Professional Resume Services

You have to take your own paycheck and benefits then subtract child care, wardrobe, commuting expenses, lunches, convenience foods (you know you will be getting more of those) and whatever else might apply. Can you hold out until they are in school if child care costs are prohibitive?

2014 201

Is nursery at work a good thing?

Resumesimo

Depending on the individual employers and employees involved, an onsite child care facility may be an answer that solves many problems associated with an out of balance work-family balance. On-site day care reduces anxiety many parents have about putting their children in child care centers where they are not nearby. Just like any supposedly cure-all for a social problem, on-site nursery for employees does not necessarily always work.

7 Things Dads Should Ask About Before Taking The Job

Career Realism

Under the Family and Medical Leave Act, workers can take time off to care for themselves or a family member, but this is unpaid. Finding child care for a sick child can be difficult so check to see whether your sick days include care for a family member. Child Care.

2013 114

my coworker brings her five kids to our work meetings

Ask A Manager

Understanding when your coworker needs to stop working at 5 on the dot to make it to her child care pick-up on time, yes. If paying for child care isn’t an option for her, it might be that this particular job doesn’t fit her life right now. And really, there’s a reason that most companies require remote workers to have child care in place for young children. A reader writes: I work from home, for a start-up.

2018 62

I’m a Single Parent Who Can’t Find an Overnight Babysitter. Help!

Evil HR Lady

I told my manager that the training was not something that I did not want to go to, but could not go to due to child care and the expectation I would be able to secure overnight care for three days with short notice. With enough advanced notice I can find child care.” I was wondering if you could provide guidance. I was recently informed, with three weeks notice, that I was required to attend out of town, overnight, mandatory training.

2017 136

Famous and Infamous Office Romances

Career Solvers

In 2011, Schwarzenegger fathered a child with a household staff member, Mildred Patricia Baena. Hopefully, Law has made alternative child-care arrangements. It later was revealed that Edwards fathered a child with Hunter.

2015 72

Could Working from Home Help your Career?

Ms. Career Girl

With women still responsible for most of the child care , the chances are you won’t be able to do endless overtime, and you’ll need to take more sick days to look after your children. As women we can often feel that we are faced with a choice: career or family.

Careers & Work-Life Balance for New Mothers

Ms. Career Girl

Knowing you are prepared for any situation can help decrease the stress and worry you are likely to face regardless of what is going on with your child. A good way to maintain your work-life balance is by delegating responsibilities if you have a partner helping you raise the child.

2018 146

Who’s Hiring at the Top 5 Best Companies to Work for – 2014 Vol 1

Career Alley

They have lots of great benefits like an onsite fitness center, health-care coverage, compressed workweeks, telecommuting, and the list goes on. They have onsite child care, an onsite fitness center, health-care coverage, compressed workweeks, job sharing and telecommuting.

2014 180

How to Get Started with a Career in Childcare

Career Alley

Working in a caring profession offers a number of career paths for candidates of all ages and levels of expertise, and job opportunities across the private, public or voluntary sectors provide a rewarding experience. Is a Career in Child Care Right for You?

2013 187

Post-Retirement Lady Luck Lets The Money Roll In

Resume Bear

Providing Child Care. Almost every community can benefit from the patience, compassion and experience that older women provide in child care settings. When retirement comes, many women still need or want to generate income to support the household.

2013 170

Job Sharing

Professional Resume Services

Job sharing is one way to get work hours flexibility, especially if you need it because of child care or elderly parent responsibilities. Both loved the arrangement and through careful planning, this went on for 15+ years.

2012 170

5 More Career Opportunities for Those Who Love Babies

Career Alley

Responsibilities typically include taking care of one or more babies / children in their home. Book Corner – Beyond Parenting Basics: The International Nanny Association’s Official Guide to In-Home Child Care. Book Corner – Maternal Child Nursing Care, 5e.

2014 186

Tips To Consider When Pregnant And Working

Professional Resume Services

Figure out child care options for your return to the job. One of the realities for women is that of being pregnant and working a full-time job.

2013 130

ResumeBear: 10 Industries Most in Need of Skilled Workers

Resume Bear

population ages, more and more health care professionals are being needed to fill jobs in hospitals, health care facilities, and home care, yet in many places, there aren’t enough qualified applicants to fill those jobs. Child Care.

2012 271

Universal pre-K is bad for everyone

Penelope Trunk

Middle-class parents can’t afford good child care, which Obama says in his speech , and he says that preschool is a childcare solution more than an education solution. It’s about whether kids are better off having early child care from a family member or a preschool.

2013 114

Do you Work in a Cult Compound?

Blogging4jobs

People want to choose their own child care, gym, and restaurants. What if you could have everything you needed in life… at work?

2013 126

Top Four: Marissa Mayer’s Maternity Leave Problem

Blogging4jobs

And as Jessica pointed out in her piece, Mayer has a team of child care workers, while so many working parents struggle to afford day care. This week Marissa Mayer announced that she is pregnant with twins and will again be taking a paltry two week leave after their birth.

Rebuilding Your Career After Being Fired or Laid Off

Ms. Career Girl

The ramifications of job loss are staggering for all workers, entry level through senior level, but particularly for mid-career workers who have serious family and financial obligations like a home mortgage, car payments, insurance, healthcare, child care, and tuition bills for the kids.

2018 174

13 Illegal and Legal Interview Questions:

Resume Bear

What kind of child care arrangements have you made? Age Inappropriate: How old are you? What year were you born? When did you graduate from high school? Appropriate: Before hiring, asking if you are over the minimum age for the hours or working conditions.

2011 257

Work/life balance – post recession career planning

Career Key

NYT reporter Lisa Belkin describes some of the preliminary impacts of the recession on flex-time policies, on site child care, and nursing mom benefits. For many in this recession, getting a job, much less a family friendly job, is the goal. But for those of you choosing a long-term career path , what does the current economy mean for your future flex-time schedule? Probably not much - time is on your side.

2008 100

this gross app wants you to flirt with your coworkers

Ask A Manager

That or you fall madly in love and drive the rest of your coworkers nuts… The company understands that this bot violates every tenet of workplace professionalism and, basically, doesn’t care. “We You may also like: is it okay to bring your kid to work when your child care falls through?

2017 66

13 Illegal and Legal Interview Questions:

Resume Bear

What kind of child care arrangements have you made? Age Inappropriate: How old are you? What year were you born? When did you graduate from high school? Appropriate: Before hiring, asking if you are over the minimum age for the hours or working conditions.

2011 249

8 Presidential Election Issues That Impact Your Workplace

Blogging4jobs

This topic includes the ACA or Affordable Care Act, it’s coverage, cost and proposed changes that will impact employers and our current benefits offerings. Defend the Affordable Care Act (ACA). Repeal the Affordable Care Act (ACA).

2016 138

Real Career Girls: Allison O’Kelly, founder and CEO of Mom Corps

Ms. Career Girl

I get help when needed (house cleaning, child care…), and I have learned to say “no!” Before diving into Allison’s story, let me just say – I am very excited to bring back the #RealCareerGirls section of MsCareerGirl.com!

2014 246

8 tips for parents returning to the workforce

Ask A Manager

News & World Report today, I’ve got eight tips to make the transition from stay-at-home mom or dad to working parent, including not putting child-rearing on your resume as a job, making sure you and your spouse are on the same page about how you’ll divide child care duties once you’re back at work, and more. If you’ve been a stay-at-home parent who’s now returning to the work force, you might feel intimidated.

How to Successfully Beat the Back to School and Work Crunch

Resume Bear

Tips include: Review the “summer pre-work” your child may have. Count back from the first day of school and set a reasonable schedule for completion with your child to avoid a night-before scramble. It’s here – the dreaded back-to-school crunch!!

2013 185

More Companies Becoming Flexible with Work Hours

Ms. Career Girl

More companies are providing the option of flex time, whereby a variety of employees are able to work the hours that best suit their schedules, especially those who are working moms, full or part-time students, taking care of a sick relative and so on.

2011 169

am I missing too much work when my kids are sick?

Ask A Manager

My youngest gets sick quite often, and when she needs medical attention or simply a day home from day care, I don’t really have anyone to rely on to help me out. What can I do, besides finding alternative child care, to prevent this from reflecting poorly on me? A reader writes: I am a single mother to an 8-year-old and a 19-month-old.

2016 55