Before our son was born, my husband and I took a hard look at our schedules.
We thrived as a couple holding down full-time jobs, but we wanted to carve out more time together as a family of three. We wanted to find more balance than our busy schedules allowed while still enjoying the personal and financial benefits of employment in our chosen fields.
After weighing our options, my husband and I made the decision for me to seek a part-time schedule.
According to an article on WorkOptions.com, the quickest (and arguably the most reliable) way to get that coveted part-time, professional schedule is to get that arrangement in your current place of employment. Making that dream a reality means convincing your company of the merits of your part-time plan.
Here are some tips for navigating that corporate road: [Read more…]