There’s a Rising Demand For Child Care Providers – And Salaries Are Spiking.

Ms. Career Girl

The rising demand for child care providers is evident virtually everywhere. What is the current demand for child care providers? These can be full-time jobs or part-time positions working for families who need after-school care.

mixed messages after layoffs, called back to the office but I’m a single mom with no child care, and more

Ask A Manager

I have a feeling she won’t care about much/any of this, given her response so far. I’m being called back to the office but I’m a single mom with no child care. It’s five answers to five questions. Here we go…. We’re sending mixed messages to our laid-off employees.

2020 64

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flaky interviewer is causing child care problems

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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

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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

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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?

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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.

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


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 78

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

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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.”

telling a chronically tardy employee with child care issues that she has to be on time … without tears

Ask A Manager

She has worked for us for a week now, and is having child-care issues causing her to be tardy or have to leave earlier than expected. The last four days, she has either been late (because the sitter was late), or she’s had to leave before other non-managerial employees in the evening to pick her child up. Sit down with her and say something like this: “I know that you’re in a tough spot with child care, and I empathize.

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

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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


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.

Can You Hear Kids on Your Zoom Calls? Don’t Fire the Parents

Evil HR Lady

In the pre-Covid days, it was absolutely reasonable to tell an employee that someone else must be taking care of the children while you are working. Telecommuting does not mean caring for your children while building a marketing plan.

2020 157

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 138

what’s reasonable for managers to expect of parents working from home?

Ask A Manager

For myself, I can adhere to my normal schedule while homebound, but I have a great employee who, having gone above and beyond in normal times, pleads child care issues now that she is home.

2020 114

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 221

You Don’t Lack the Discipline

Evil HR Lady

Some of us are working crazy hours at grocery stores and take out restaurants while customers hoard ridiculous items, act super demanding, and don’t respect social distancing rules, while trying to find child care, homeschool the kids, and deal with a psychotic ex-husband.

2020 278

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

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 142

Simple Tips To Make Returning to Work After the Birth of a First Child Easier Than Ever

Ms. Career Girl

Having a child is one of life’s greatest personal experiences. Caring for a new life is a huge task. Fortunately, there are lots of great ways to balance a job and caring for a baby at the same time. Good, reliable child care is a necessity for all new moms.

2018 158

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 306

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 318

kids at work doesn’t always end well

Ask A Manager

It’s a rare parent who wants to bring their kid to work, but some try to make it work when daycare falls through, a child is sick, or school lets out early. You may also like: is it okay to bring your kid to work when your child care falls through? bringing a baby to work when your child care falls through a teacher we employ forged vaccination paperwork for his child kids at work doesn’t always end well was originally published by Alison Green on Ask a Manager.

2019 50

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 131

Is nursery at work a good thing?


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.

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 126

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 316

I’m scared I’ll be fired for needing to care for my kid while we work from home

Ask A Manager

Your employer can indeed tell you that you can’t homeschool a child during the workday. Pre-COVID, most employers that allowed working from home had policies requiring you to have separate child care if you had young kids; they didn’t want you trying to do both. One other thing: when you talk to your boss, I wouldn’t refer to “homeschooling” — just say you need to care for a child whose school is currently closed.

2020 59

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

we have a new paid (paid!) sick and family leave law

Ask A Manager

But if you’re at a covered company, you are eligible for: • Two weeks (up to 80 hours) of expanded family and medical leave at your regular rate of pay (up to $511 per day and $5,110 over a two-week period) if you’re unable to work because you’re quarantined (via a government order or on the advice of a health care provider), and/or experiencing COVID-19 symptoms and seeking a medical diagnosis. • can you use sick leave to care for pets?

2020 70

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.

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

what to do if your company is making you return to your office before it feels safe

Ask A Manager

If you’re unable to work because you need to care for a child whose school or child care provider is closed for reasons related to COVID-19, or if you need to care for someone subject to quarantine, you’re eligible for some expanded family and medical leave benefits (but only at companies smaller than 500 employees). A reader writes: I work for a 500-person company that has had all but 10 employees working from home since mid-March.

2020 74

how can we make sure flexibility for parents isn’t unfair to everyone else?

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My employer has been great about accommodating employees who have been juggling work and child care (even for those who have partners who are usually full-time stay-at-home parents). This is definitely the right thing to do, but it has meant those of us without kids are having to pick up some slack and also work around several different child care schedules.

2020 68

Hindsight Is 20/20: Living Your Culture In The Next Normal

Career Realism

GoHealth Urgent Care is providing clinical back-up when employer resources are unavailable. (3) Wendy Knight - A conversation with Todd Latz, CEO, Go Health Urgent Care, May 7, 2020 4.) There's no doubt that things have shifted dramatically as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic.

2020 56

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

what are my obligations to my team when I’m also caring for a toddler full-time?

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And Lord help me, I cannot work while taking care of my toddler. flaky interviewer is causing child care problems how to explain lack of availability to clients what are my obligations to my team when I’m also caring for a toddler full-time?

2020 85

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

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

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

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 59

the weird world of interviewing teenagers

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flaky interviewer is causing child care problems how do I write a compelling cover letter when I don’t have much work experience? The approach that you use when you’re hiring adults doesn’t always work when you’re talking to teenagers who may have never worked a job before.

2018 51

my boss keeps canceling our meetings

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You may also like: flaky interviewer is causing child care problems how to cancel a lunch with someone who repeatedly reschedules my boss is too hands-off my boss keeps canceling our meetings was originally published by Alison Green on Ask a Manager. A reader writes: I have a problem at work that I’m not sure how to address. The meetings I request with colleagues are frequently canceled or rescheduled, particularly with my boss.

2019 48