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The Parent’s Guide to Family Friendly Work by Lori K. Long Ph.D.

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Chapter 13 Searching for Family-Friendly Work

Typically, a job search can be lot of work, but finding a family-friendly job takes even more effort. Unfortunately, job opportunities that welcome parents seeking a work-and-family balance are not yet abundant. Therefore, most of the work in securing a family-friendly job involves identifying potential opportunities. To accomplish this, you must take a targeted search approach.

Many search strategies will help you identify a family-friendly opportunity. Here, I will focus on a few that I believe are the most effective. Your best bet is networking and making personal contact. Researching companies that potentially have family-friendly benefits and policies will also uncover specific companies to ...

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