So you’re ready to go back to school. I remember when I decided to go back to school. Even though I had already gotten my Associates, I was clueless as to where to begin. Things were different, I was a single mother. Not one half of a marriage where I had someone to back me up and help out. I was ... Read More »
Education, Career and Professional Development
Single moms find here advice on handling career, work place relationships, back to school, choosing college, finding financial help.
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Do you want to go back to school? Have you ever thought about what it would be like to go back to school and to land a career that you absolutely love? Why are you still wondering about it? Get out and do it! I know as a single mother that going back to school can seem impossible and really scary ... Read More »
You never know who is keeping track of your LinkedIn profile. It may be other companies and potential employers but it can also be your colleagues or your boss. Should you be cautious when it comes to the latter? The answer is yes. There have been many situations where an employer has terminated ... Read More »
Over the span of their lives almost everyone will be affected by unemployment. While some are lucky enough to have never gone through unemployment, most of us have. We have to keep an open mind and be prepared in case it ever happens to us. Most people keep their networks up to date and are ... Read More »
A question a great deal of people ask themselves daily is whether they should apply for a job as long as they don’t meet all the necessary qualifications that the job demands. Unfortunately, there is no right answer. Sometimes you should consider investing more time in looking for jobs where you ... Read More »
As a single mom, depending on the type of job you are looking for, you can make a positive impression and possibly secure a job application if you stop by at an organization in person to apply. One way to get you application noticed is if you decide to apply directly to the employer. In the ... Read More »
FINANCIAL AIDS FOR SINGLE MOTHERS If you are single mom and found that you had to give up going back to school to care for your children, you aren't the only one. Single women do it all the time in order to raise their children. However as children grow up and go to school themselves, single ... Read More »
The Sallie Mae Fund, a charitable organization sponsored by Sallie Mae, achieves its mission — to increase access to higher education for America's students — by supporting programs and initiatives that help open doors to higher education, prepare families for their college investment, and bridge ... Read More »
We all want to succeed in our businesses! We want to be financially independent. We want to make a difference, find fulfillment and use our gifts. But we also want to be there for our kids. What most of us don't realize is that we can have both: an opportunity to make a huge difference in the world ... Read More »
Melphine Evans' 15-year-old daughter calls her mom her hero. That's probably because with all her work responsibilities, this single mom manages to sing songs with her children first thing in the morning and make it to their games later in the day. On the job, as Controller of Centralized Functions ... Read More »