Brings together information from career counselors, psychologists, and human resource professionals, along with advice from working mothers and hands-on exercises and techniques in a guide designed to help women find family-friendly employment.
The Mom Economy offers hands-on exercises; guidance from career counselors, psychologists, and human resource professionals; and valuable advice from more than 100 working mothers with family-friendly employment, in an indispensable guide that can help women: ? Know what they must earn ? Understand how employer-sponsored benefits may help ? Evaluate employers ? Negotiate for flextime, part-time, or telecommuting ? Establish a network ? and more A large majority of women work today-but in many cases, it's still up to them to negotiate terms of employment that suit their lifestyles and allow them to meet their kid's needs. This practical volume helps moms get what they need most from the workplace-and find the work that works for them.