You often have the feeling that you have done everything possible when it comes to your job search. Still no success yet! For sure this can be frustrating but keep in mind that there is a large number of unemployed people hunting for a limited number of jobs. Competition is tough. Nowadays it ... 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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Most of us are used to the feeling of uncertainty and emotion we have when a potential employer contacts us and we are invited to a face to face interview for the job we want. After a few minutes of joy and excitement we start asking ourselves questions: will there be unexpected questions? Will I ... Read More »
You found a posting for the perfect job, and want to apply for it. Here are a few tips to help land the job. Customize your resume so that you map your qualifications and experience to the job description / job requirements. Make sure that you use the keywords from the job posting in your ... Read More »
Job interviews never get easier. We, as single moms, have a lot to stress about, and a job interview stresses us even more. We do stress over how to prepare for the interview, as well as about the interview itself. The first thing to keep in mind is to do our homework on the company we interview ... Read More »
My daughter Amy was 19 years old when she got pregnant. She was too scared and did not tell us till she had finished her first trimester and so by the time our girl was 20 she had delivered a baby. Amy dropped out of college, came back to live with us and slowly began to slip into a depression. A ... Read More »
Taking a break from work to raise your kids is mostly a viable option for many moms. However, once the situation is back in control and the children can do well without having the mother with them at all given times and its time to go back to work that the problem arises. Moving back to a working ... Read More »
A student loan is a loan given specifically for the purpose of covering college costs. These loans can be complete, in which case they cover the entire cost of the education or partial, in which case they only bridge the gap between what the student can afford and the actual cost of the education. ... Read More »
College and university education does cost a lot and this is the reason why many parents will start saving up a college fund right from the first year of a child’s life. However, for those of us who did not have such a well planned life, there are financial aid options available in case we wish to ... Read More »
When looking at furthering their education, single moms find that the cost of education is definitely a cause for concern. Grants, student loans and scholarships are the three most common ways of bringing in financial aid in the cost of the education. While the purpose of all these three is to lower ... Read More »
The cost of higher education can scare off many of us. There is no denying the fact that college costs a significant amount and unless one has saved up for it for a long time, things can get difficult. The tuition, the cost of books, and other related expenses can all amount to quite a significant ... Read More »