Career thoughts for Gen-X women
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Career thoughts for Gen-X women

I recently worked with a friend and fellow Gen Xer to update her resume. After obtaining a graduate degree and working full-time in a high-profile job for seven years, “Jill” left her full-time job so she could focus on raising her children. But she didn’t stop working. Jill spent 20+ years working part-time in a…

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Fish or cut bait

“I WISH TO WITHDRAW FROM CALCULUS BECAUSE I FEEL I CANNOT KEEP UP WITH THE WORK” – 18-year-old Meg wrote in block caps on the yellow Course Withdrawal Form. That was me, over 30 years ago, in my very first semester of college, and I went on to plead at some length the case for…

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On work-life balance and total compensation

There’s more than just cash compensation to most job offers. Most of us know this, and when faced with deciding whether a job offer is attractive, we know to do some math on the cost of benefits, and to compare how much your share of the cost is when you access healthcare services. The savvy…