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Stacey Brooks Delo: Key Steps for Moms to Finding Career Flexibility in 2014

Stacey Brooks Delo | Posted 04.09.2014 | Parents
Stacey Brooks Delo

The flexibility it provides to moms interested in a career change cannot be underestimated. The days of being locked into a job because of employer health benefits may finally be over.

Aly Walansky: I Have a Career I Love -- Too Bad No One Understands It

Aly Walansky | Posted 01.23.2014 | Women
Aly Walansky

Most of my friends know they will get paid every other Friday, and they know they have X number of sick days. It's a routine, it's a way of life -- but it's not mine. In fact, my freelance life (and lack of a steady paycheck) is the antithesis of all they know and hold dear.

Why I Stopped Working From Home (and Bashing Marissa Mayer)

Christie O. Tate | Posted 09.24.2013 | Women
Christie O. Tate

I was thrilled to be working from home: I bought a new desk, reveled in the short commute from my bedroom to my home office, and enjoyed not having to get dressed up one day a week. After four months in my new job, though, I stopped working from home.

Cali Williams Yost: How Success Flexibility Creates Opportunity, On and Off the Job

Cali Williams Yost | Posted 08.05.2013 | Women
Cali Williams Yost

If we want to take advantage of the countless flexible ways we can fit work and life together in order to be our best, on and off the job, then we can't be derailed by a rigid definition of success.

Susan Mercandetti: Success Is Sequential

Susan Mercandetti | Posted 07.20.2013 | Women
Susan Mercandetti

As a "Nightline" producer, I traveled all over the world covering interesting stories, leaving unused theater tickets and broken dates behind. There was always tomorrow.

What I Want for (Working) Mother's Day

Jennifer Owens | Posted 07.08.2013 | Parents
Jennifer Owens

While these Working Mother's Day "gifts" may take effort, I'm no longer willing to wait for them. I do not want to have wish these gifts for my daughter; I want them now.

How I Make My Living on 'Workations'

LearnVest | Posted 07.08.2013 | Women
LearnVest

Six years ago, my husband (then boyfriend) and I set out to find a way to develop our careers while traveling the world -- and without breaking the bank.

Need It 'All'? 3 Ways Women Can Redefine Expectations

GalTime | Posted 05.29.2013 | Women
GalTime

So, how can women make the most of their career potential and enjoy their lives to the fullest? Perhaps it's time to redefine the expectations that women have for themselves and each other.

Racism, Sexism and Now Flexism: Being Anti-Flex Puts You On Wrong Side of... Everything

Carol Evans | Posted 07.12.2013 | Women
Carol Evans

Anyone following this mislead will be on the wrong side of working moms, marathoners, the differently abled, the young, the aging, the executive caring for her in-laws, even the single guy with a new puppy!

Flexible Work Can Revolutionize Your Company (If You Do it Right)

Jaleh Bisharat | Posted 04.29.2013 | Women
Jaleh Bisharat

Why is Yahoo now requiring all its employees -- even those who were hired with the understanding that they could work from home -- to report to an office beginning in June? Is working from home a bad policy?

I Was a Mary Kay Salesgirl (and Barely Broke Even)

LearnVest | Posted 01.24.2013 | Style
LearnVest

Would I be willing to shell out $350 for my first order? That might not sound like a lot now, but at the time I was unemployed. I forked over the cash.

Will Record Number of Women in the 113th Congress Improve Workplace Policies on Capitol Hill?

Cara Woodson Welch | Posted 03.10.2013 | Women
Cara Woodson Welch

With record numbers of women in the 113th Congress, will we see more female chiefs of staff? Will having more women in leadership positions result in better workplace policies? Could all of that lead to a more functional workplace overall?

3 Careers That Don't Work for Women With Children

Manoush Zomorodi | Posted 11.06.2012 | Parents
Manoush Zomorodi

When I was in college, no one talked about what kind of career women should choose that could work well with having a family. There was very little discussion about what to do after college at all, actually.

Flexible Workplace Options -- Wave of the Future

William K. Zinke | Posted 10.30.2012 | Fifty
William K. Zinke

Some companies are already taking action to accommodate this coming wave of older workers, especially since Social Security reports an average retirement age of 62; others may be submerged by it.

I Was a Mary Kay Salesgirl (and Barely Broke Even)

LearnVest | Posted 01.24.2013 | Women
LearnVest

Would I be willing to shell out $350 for my first order? That might not sound like a lot now, but at the time I was unemployed. I forked over the cash.

Does Winning at Work Mean Losing at Home?

Steve Ressler | Posted 05.27.2012 | Parents
Steve Ressler

Does having a child mean that a parent needs to pass on a promotion -- or give up time with a child in order to advance his or her career?