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Flexible Job Opportunities & Working from Home
More opportunities are presenting themselves for highly educated working moms who want to work part time, work from home or job share. You may want to talk to your human resources department to find out if your company supports these types of arrangements.
Here are a few job placement firms that specialize in placing highly skilled women in flexible short and long-term professional opportunities. If you are a hiring manager looking for great talent, try offering flexible opportunities to lure the brightest women to your team.
“Flexperience is a Bay Area consulting firm with a commitment to the future of work: a flexible, fluid workplace where professionals blend a rewarding career with an enriching personal life. We specialize in “talent on demand”–giving our clients access to the talent they need, when they need it, to deliver results demanded by today’s competitive market.”
HireMyMom.com was created to “provide businesses with top talent for temporary and permanent projects while enabling mom professionals to capitalize on the freedom and flexibility to do top-rated work from home.” Whether you are a business looking to hire moms or a mom looking for at home project-based work, take a look to see what they have to offer.
Moms Corps – Staffing agency formed in recent years to connect career-women-turned-stay-at-home moms with employers.
If you are an attorney in the San Francisco area, check out Mae O’Malley’s firm, Paragon Legal. They focus on placing experienced attorneys in project-based assignments. It is a great way to put your legal skills to work, and still find the time to pick up the carpool.
Start Searching for a New Job
The best way to find a new position is always by networking – talking to friends and friends-of-friends – getting the word out there that you are looking. You may also want to search out specific companies that you are interested in. If you want to take a look to see a large variety of opportunities out there – check out a few of these sites. I hope you find that perfect job you have always been dreaming of.
TwitJobSearch – job search engine for Twitter
Cirque du Soleil casting – it’s okay to dream a little isn’t it…
How much money do you make?
It is always the big question that nobody wants to ask, and nobody wants to answer. Everyone wants to get paid what they are worth and it gets a little tricky if you don’t know what other people in your field, your position, or your organization are making. If you want to get a little peek into what people are earning at particular companies or what the salary range is for different positions, give one of these sites a try.
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