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5. You feel healthier. Flexible scheduling is about give and take: employers give the freedom to head out early or come in
Very recently I was introduced to a church-word I had never heard before. The new word, now part of my professional lexicon, is "Creasters." Like a celebrity mash-up, it is a morphing of two words: "Christmas," and "Easter."
The flexibility it provides to moms interested in a career change cannot be underestimated. The days of being locked into a job because of employer health benefits may finally be over.
Most of my friends know they will get paid every other Friday, and they know they have X number of sick days. It's a routine, it's a way of life -- but it's not mine. In fact, my freelance life (and lack of a steady paycheck) is the antithesis of all they know and hold dear.
I was thrilled to be working from home: I bought a new desk, reveled in the short commute from my bedroom to my home office, and enjoyed not having to get dressed up one day a week. After four months in my new job, though, I stopped working from home.
If we want to take advantage of the countless flexible ways we can fit work and life together in order to be our best, on and off the job, then we can't be derailed by a rigid definition of success.
As a "Nightline" producer, I traveled all over the world covering interesting stories, leaving unused theater tickets and broken dates behind. There was always tomorrow.
While these Working Mother's Day "gifts" may take effort, I'm no longer willing to wait for them. I do not want to have wish these gifts for my daughter; I want them now.
Six years ago, my husband (then boyfriend) and I set out to find a way to develop our careers while traveling the world -- and without breaking the bank.
So, how can women make the most of their career potential and enjoy their lives to the fullest? Perhaps it's time to redefine the expectations that women have for themselves and each other.
Anyone following this mislead will be on the wrong side of working moms, marathoners, the differently abled, the young, the aging, the executive caring for her in-laws, even the single guy with a new puppy!
Why is Yahoo now requiring all its employees -- even those who were hired with the understanding that they could work from home -- to report to an office beginning in June? Is working from home a bad policy?
Would I be willing to shell out $350 for my first order? That might not sound like a lot now, but at the time I was unemployed. I forked over the cash.
Millions are spent on starter kits for Amway, Mary Kay, and Avon. Are these companies a viable option for Americans to make money? Guests Tracy Coenen and Lisa Wilber discuss.
With record numbers of women in the 113th Congress, will we see more female chiefs of staff? Will having more women in leadership positions result in better workplace policies? Could all of that lead to a more functional workplace overall?
When I was in college, no one talked about what kind of career women should choose that could work well with having a family. There was very little discussion about what to do after college at all, actually.
Some companies are already taking action to accommodate this coming wave of older workers, especially since Social Security reports an average retirement age of 62; others may be submerged by it.
Would I be willing to shell out $350 for my first order? That might not sound like a lot now, but at the time I was unemployed. I forked over the cash.