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.

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7 things you don’t know about women and work

Penelope Trunk

One of the earliest pieces of advice I got when I started getting paid to write was to not write about women. magazine, and every time I wrote about women my editor deleted the section. And they fired me because the stuff I wrote geared toward women was off-topic. Women

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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. Here are ten things that have not changed all that much for working women. That’s great, but women are still expected to be in charge and delegate household responsibilities.

2014 40

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

Evil HR Lady

Two-thirds of minimum wage workers are women. 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.

Universal pre-K is bad for everyone

Penelope Trunk

Women have been very vocal about not wanting to work full-time while they have kids. Women don’t want a preschool system. Most women want to stay home with their kids or work part-time. But some women don’t have enough money to do that and they need to work full-time.

2013 41

5 Reasons Having A Baby Won’t Ruin Your Career

Career Realism

Women have more career options than ever before and advancement in the workplace is guaranteed for those who work hard and are dedicated to their companies. Many women now are getting married later in life compared to a few decades ago in order to have established a promising career.

Post-Retirement Lady Luck Lets The Money Roll In

Resume Bear

When retirement comes, many women still need or want to generate income to support the household. Many opportunities are available to women today that range from building a home-based consulting business to selling crafts and fashions online. Providing Child Care.

2018 30

Top Four: Marissa Mayer’s Maternity Leave Problem


Marissa Mayer Pregnancy Announcement Sets Workplace & Women’s Equality Back 10 Years. What message does her pregnancy announcement send to other women in the industry? How Marissa Mayer’s Maternity Decision Affects Young Women — Whether She Likes It Or Not.

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. Figure out child care options for your return to the job.

ask the readers: when are the professional boundaries when managing our nanny?

Ask A Manager

Last fall, I hired a part-time in-home nanny to care for my infant child. Eloise is an exceptional child care provider and I appreciate that as a new mother I learn things from her along the way. She has also been very professional in her role: she is very communicative if she’s running late due to traffic or not feeling well, keeps a journal of her activities with my child, and we have both been flexible with the schedule as needed.

2017 24

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

Ms. Career Girl

Meeting women who are able to keep a great balance between life and career can inspire anyone to want to do the same, but meeting someone who actively encourages others and makes it possible for the women around her to live a well-rounded and balanced life is nothing short of awe-inspiring.

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How to manage a career in 2012

Penelope Trunk

Actually, age 35 for women and 40 for men.) For example, the spouse wants a income, or more attentive child care, or a relocation that is not possible. I have never been great at picking my own clothes. I’m great at interior design, but I have a blind spot for clothes.

2012 48

The Art Of Negotiating

Career Realism

According to studies, part of the reason why women don’t negotiate is because they’re convinced their circumstances are fixed and out of their control, whereas men tend to see negotiation possibilities everywhere. 3] “Women’s Earnings and Income,” Catalyst , April 2011.

I don’t want to go to an office slumber party, I can’t get an extra day off before my wedding, and more

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One of the assistants sent a calendar invite to a slumber party at her house to all of the women in our department. Or you have child care commitments, dogs to walk, or other reasons why spending a night away from home isn’t easily arranged. It’s five answers to five questions. Here we go…. I don’t want to go to an office slumber party. I work in a department of 21 and we have VPs, AVPs, and assistants, and we are mixed gender.

2017 29

Returnships: A Key Diversity Initiative


Weeks off turn into months or years as the new mom focuses on raising her child either due to necessity (the cost of child care can be egregious) or choice. Meanwhile, a large number of women who agree with that general sentiment still want to take more time off than 2-weeks.

Key to productivity: Choose phone calls carefully

Penelope Trunk

I will be adding a brand new material to the book and am looking for female influencers, bloggers, websites, resources and ideas that I could potentially feature in the new book that would benefit women readers. . I tell him that group child care for kids under two is very bad for the kids and people should spend their money solving that problem. One of the keys to my ability to work 40 hours a week and homeschool two kids is that I have great time management.

2012 28

3 updates from letter-writers

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Can I ask for child care costs to be covered as as contractor ? (#2 Just wanted to say that thanks to that advice and all the excellent job search advice on AAM, I have secured a new position working for a non-profit involved in assisting women running for public office. Here are updates from three people who had their letters answered here recently. My boss got drunk and was angry that I couldn’t drive him back to the office.

What if You Never Finished Your Bachelor’s Degree…and You Feel a Little Embarrassed?

Ms. Career Girl

Many women lose momentum toward their degrees, drop out of school, have children, and then decide to go back. Too often, women think they’ll return to school when life gets easier or when they have more time on their hands.

5 Careers That Require Scrub Uniforms

Career Realism

Scrubs, those easy-wear easy-care, largely unisex togs originating in the medical profession, might be more appealing than business suits that demand the time and expense of dry cleaning, extra closet space, and pricey accessories. Many careers have a certain dress code associated with them.

Getting The Degree or Certificate

Career Key

“success coaches&# ) flexible, predictable course schedules so people can enter and leave programs easily in a temporary life crisis (child care issues, divorce, etc.) Best Careers for Women Online Resources: Happy Wom. Who Cares What a College Degree is Really Worth?

Don't Let Your Mom Find You a Job

Evil HR Lady

After I had set up the interviews, the mother of one not only called to verify the dates and times, but sat in the lobby and waited while her adult child interviewed. Anon--these women damage their children in so many ways. She ended up working at that day care center for quite a while.

should promotions be based on seniority, my boyfriend’s accountant is flirting with him, and more

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I heard a few coworkers complaining that, while everyone on the team likes this woman and values her knowledge, attitude, and professionalism, several other women should be offered the position first because they have seniority, are older, would be respected more (she is 27), and they have expressed interest in a supervisory position, whereas this woman has never mentioned the desire to advance. My position is as a clinician on a child psychiatric crisis unit, and I love what I do.

The Face of Pro-Family (Singapore edition)

Job Hunt Doctor

I heard comments like:  “If you hire 3 of them, you lose one whole year!&# (this comment drew much laughter) (drawing from the above comment) “… or you’ll go bankrupt!&# “How do we do business like this?&# “Don’t hire women.&# As a female employee probably will get married, give birth to a child and raise her son/daughter, from employers’ point of view, she will leave the company eventually. Ultimate Career Career Worth Living For!