The Mom Economy: The Mothers' Guide to Getting Family-Friendly Work

The Mom Economy: The Mothers' Guide to Getting Family-Friendly Work


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The Mom Economy offers hands-on exercises; guidance from career counselors, psychologists, and human resource professionals; and valuable advice from more than 100 working mothers with family-friendly employment, in an indispensable guide that can help women:

* Know what they must earn
* Understand how employer-sponsored benefits may help
* Evaluate employers
* Negotiate for flextime, part-time, or telecommuting
* Establish a network
* and more

A large majority of women work today-but in many cases, it's still up to them to negotiate terms of employment that suit their lifestyles and allow them to meet their kid's needs. This practical volume helps moms get what they need most from the workplace-and find the work that works for them.

Author Biography: Elizabeth Wilcox has been a columnist, radio presenter, TV news producer, and editorial director of a website for mothers. She currently works as a freelance writer and a certified career coach. She lives in Connecticut with her husband and three children. Visit her website at

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780425191842
Publisher: Penguin Publishing Group
Publication date: 09/02/2003
Pages: 272
Product dimensions: 5.62(w) x 8.46(h) x 0.71(d)

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Lilian Vernon

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This is an essential guide for all working mothers. Elizabeth Wilcox is a great mentor, encouraging women to seek a family-friendly workplace without losing sight of the most important job - raising our children.

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