Growing up, I spent a lot of time at my grandparents’ house. They lived about 10 minutes away and their place was my second home. I went there after school as a kid, and in high school, nearly every night to call my friends who lived in their phone prefix. In those days, long-distance was real AF and we didn’t have Facebook or texting. We didn’t get to speak until the next day … [Read more...] about How will the pandemic change you?
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Stay-at-home moms: Don’t fall for the media chatter that “opting out” of work to raise kids will sound the death knell for your career. It IS possible to get back in. You just need some advice and inspiration. Remember, as a full-time mom, you opted into the most important job in the world - raising the next generation of capable and responsible adults. There's no need to … [Read more...] about 11 Tips For Stay-At-Home Moms Who Want To Go Back To Work
Every day I pass working women in the supermarket check-out line at 5:30 pm on their way home from the office. I see them serving coffee at Starbucks and waiting tables while pregnant. I meet women in the office, in my community and at my daughter’s school, working moms who like the rest of America, need their income to make ends meet. More often than not these women (and men) … [Read more...] about Paid Family Leave Act – Act Now
Whether you want to get back into the workforce after taking time off with the kids or you are just looking for a job change, there are several things to consider. As you begin your job search, you undoubtably will research salary, location, duties, schedule, vacation days, benefits and opportunities for promotion. But there is one very important factor that can cause you to … [Read more...] about Hunting for a Job? Why You Should Research Company Culture
Word on the street is that Generation Z is the most significant generation in modern history. As their parents, of course we know our kids are special. But what makes researchers and marketers also say Gen Z is so unique and important? And how have we, their Gen X parents, helped shape them into such fabulous people? First, a quick primer on the two generations. Gen … [Read more...] about Slackers No More: Gen X Parents Raising Amazing Gen Z Kids