"Career break," or "career gap" -- these words almost always elicit strong reactions among working professionals, whether they're considering the option or not. The idea of taking time out from your career is either emotionally liberating or terrifying, but hardly ever anything in between. There are a number of factors that you need to consider before taking the plunge.
It’s not always about “Leaning In.” Sometimes it’s about caring for those you love. Is it true women in the prime of their earning years are more likely than men to take a break and care for their aging parents, and if so, how does that affect the ecosystem of the working world and our economy?
There are lots of variables that go into creating the best working environment. How do we judge what a great company looks like? What makes for a happy employee? What makes a great boss?
According to the World Policy Forum, the United States of America, Suriname, and Papua New Guinea have something in common: they are the only nations that do not require employers to provide paid maternity leave.
The thought of trying to find your perfect career can be overwhelming. It helps if you keep in mind that everyone’s idea of The Perfect Career is different and there are many ways to get there. Here are some ideas on how to end up doing what you love, no matter where you are on your career path at the moment.
Some states offer new parents and families additional protections in the workplace, on top of federal protections. Many, however, do not. How does your state stack up?
While your kids may be on vacation, you probably are not. However, that doesn't mean you can't ask for time off to spend with your family. Here are a few ways to ask for a few days off this summer.