Today we’re answering a question from a reader about reentering the workforce after being a stay-at-home mom for 12+ years. Read on to see what tips we have for those of you who are reentering the workforce after a long absence. Dear Work at Home Woman, I have been a stay-at-home mom for over 12 […] The post Tips for Reentering the Workforce After Being a Stay-at-Home Mom appeared first on The Work at Home Woman.
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Have you ever wanted to change careers? If you’re like 75% of 30-somethings out there, the answer is a resounding, “Yes!” And that’s okay. The average worker has 10 to 15 job changes throughout their career. Career changes can be out of necessity, i.e., you were laid off or hit a glass ceiling. Sometimes they […] The post How Informational Interviews Can Help You Find (And Land) Your Dream Job appeared first on The Work at Home Woman.
Sponsored by Strayer University If you left your traditional 9-to-5 behind to stay-at-home with your kids, it can be challenging to figure out what’s next for your career path. With new technology and innovations, you may not have the skills and the latest cutting-edge knowledge about your industry anymore. Maybe your interests and passions have […] The post As a Parent, Should I Go Back to School? appeared first on The Work at Home Woman.
You know how some people grow up knowing what they want to do from a very young age? Yeah, well, that wasn’t me. Every year in my School Days Keepsake Album, it would ask the question, “What do you want to be when you grow up?” And every year I would answer something different: a […] The post I Don’t Know What To Do With My Life! Tips For Finding Your Career Path appeared first on The Work at Home Woman.
Not so long ago, in the days before the web, people had to actually go to work. They got dressed in the morning, fed their children and pets, rode the train or drove a car and clocked in for a productive day in the traditional clinical environment – and many still do. But with the […] The post High-Paying Work-From-Home Healthcare Careers for Women appeared first on The Work at Home Woman.
Nowadays it’s increasingly difficult to find a job, let alone one that will allow you to work-from-home. Every now and again, there’s that lucky and rare opportunity that will enable you to earn a good wage and do it remotely. A quick perusal of online job sites reveals many opportunities to work-from-home (data entry, stuffing […] The post Match Made In Heaven: 10 Dream Work-From-Home Jobs appeared first on The Work at Home Woman.
You’re on the job hunt, and you’re clicking send again on yet another application. You wonder: Where is this going? A black hole? We’ve all been there. It can be frustrating and disheartening to send your resume into what feels like outer space, only to refresh your inbox and find the same, standard auto-response that […] The post 5 Ways to Get Your Resume Noticed appeared first on The Work at Home Woman.
Statistics have shown that one in four individuals don’t network at all. The reasons may range from lacking enough time (which 41% of networkers admit is the case) to being used to seeing networking in a stereotypically unflattering light. The reputation of networking, unfortunately, is that a group of professionals is gathered in a room […] The post The Dos and Don’ts of Networking During Summer Months appeared first on The Work at Home Woman.
Whether you’re thinking about a career change or have been out of work for awhile, you can benefit from taking a step back to organize your job search better. When you take the time to do so, it becomes so much easier to make progress, even on days when you’re feeling stuck. And, with all […] The post How To Organize Your Job Search So You Actually Make Progress (And Get Hired) appeared first on The Work at Home Woman.
Has it been awhile since you’ve gotten a raise? You’re not alone. According to a survey conducted by Bankrate in 2017, 52% of American workers surveyed did not receive a raise in the last 12 months. And of the 48% who did make more money, 18% did so by getting a new job that paid […] The post 5 Tips For Negotiating a Raise appeared first on The Work at Home Woman.