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Work/Life, Balance? (resume and interviewing tips)

As a working mom in HR I am constantly thinking about work life balance. What it means to me personally, and how I can sell our company culture to new recruits.  I recently read an article by Cisco’s Padmasree Warrior about […]

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Weighing the Risks of Accepting a New Job

I remember when I was 25 and I hated my job. I knew I could just find another one and no big deal, that was that. I remember

Getting to 50/50

Getting to 50/50 {Review and Giveaway}

I would say, as working moms, we, writers & readers of LWM, strive for 50/50 relationships with our spouses at home & at work, right? I know I

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Are You Maxed Out?

This week the internet was a buzz after hearing about the concept of being a maxed out working mom.  They were chatting about Katrina Alcorn, and her book


FMLA Maternity leave FAQ’s

When I think of being a working mom and maternity leave I obviously think about my son. He was a "surprise" and so there wasn't any planning, it

planning for baby around your career

Is there a right time in your career to have a baby?

As a teacher I'm very much grateful for the, what amounts to be, about 2 months off during the summer.  In fact when I first dreamed of growing

Liberating Working Moms

The Working Mom Bias, it’s real.

I've  been a working mom for 3 years now. Unfortunately due to 2 layoffs I have been in 3 different office environments during that time. One office was filled

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Career Perspective for my 22-year-old Self

When I began my freshman year in college in New York, I had one goal in mind; to live in the city and to make it as a

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