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 make a good first impression? We offer you Read More »
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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 resume! It will definitely take more 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 with. We need 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 mom is 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 at BP’s corporate offices in London, she manages business costs Read More »
Single moms understand the importance of work-life balance better than the average person. As both the breadwinner and the main adult figure in your children’s life, a single mom needs to have job flexibility, stability, and an income that will support growing kids. Picking the right career path is key to ensuring that all those factors meet your needs. A Read More »
One of the hardest aspects of life to manage as a single mother is the balance between working and spending time with your children. It seems there is never enough hours in the day to work, do housework, and play with the kids and never enough money to pay all the bills. Whether you need more money or more time 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 and to Read More »
Summer, between your junior and senior year is the best time to search for college scholarships. Senior year is guaranteed to be busy with college applications. If you have a high school senior at home, advise them to take the time now to research and apply for scholarships. You won’t regret it! Here are 7 scholarship search tips I recommend Read More »
My second semester of Geometry, in 9th grade, was the year I fell in love with math. That semester math just finally clicked for me. I remember truly enjoying using a compass to measure angles and loving my introduction into trigonometry. This was quickly becoming my favorite class. When my family learned about my love of Geometry, they suggested I consider Read More »