Can Women Have It All With Careers and Kids?

I know – the title of this post is a loaded question. The feminist in me scoffs at it and asks, “And why not? Men have been doing it without problems or questions for centuries. So now, in 2011, isn’t it about time that women would be able to do it, too?” And then there […]

Are You a Curious Job Seeker?

Last month, I had a three-part series on what children can teach us about career management. (Here are the links to Part 1, Part 2, and Part 3.) I can’t believe that I forgot this one important characteristic: their curious nature. Both of my kids voraciously devour any and all information given to them. When […]

What Children Can Teach Us About Career Management, Part 3

I’m continuing this series on lessons learned from children about the job hunt and career management. Parts One and Two can be found here and here. 6)  Children are tenacious. Granted, kids get a lot of encouragement from everyone when they are starting to walk or when they approximate words as their speech emerges. But […]

What Children Can Teach Us About Career Management, Part 2

Yesterday, I started a series on lessons that can be learned about career management from children. Continued here are more thoughts. 4) Routine is king! Anyone who has been a parent knows that keeping a consistent routine for children leads to them being more calm and secure. Relatively little is in their control when they […]

What Children Can Teach Us About Career Management, Part 1

Sometimes we make life harder than it needs to be. Perhaps keeping it simple and being more intuitive can put us on the right path for being successful. In being a mom, I have learned many lessons about the job search and career management through my children: 1) Kids are not afraid to ask for […]

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