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05Mar

5 Flexible Work Options to Pursue This Year

There’s nothing like the arrival of Spring to get you reassessing the various aspects of your life. From being a better partner, mother, and yes, professional, a new year is the clean slate that can help inspire you to craft the career (and life) you’ve always wanted. But let’s say that your days of a full-time, in-office, 9-5 job are over. Does that mean you have to face a killer commute again and run the risk of not being able to attend your child’s mid-day writing celebration? Not at all. In fact, there are many types of flexible work options to pursue that can give you the financial freedom you seek, the opportunity to do something that you love professionally, and the ability to still be the loving and involved mom you want to be. If you’re looking for a new job in the new year, here are five flexible work options to consider.   Remote Work If you want to be able to work from your home office (and not have to trek into a traditional...

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Metier Home Page Slide V2
12Feb

Why We Changed Our Name to Métier

After 3 years, 6 conference, 80 speakers and 400 attendees talking with women about their careers - we had an 'aha' moment. Métier is the result. Everyone needs a coach. Don't go it alone. Métier is here to help. Join our email list to be the first in the know when we officially launch our offering. @HelloMetier

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Stack of Books About Work and Women
08Feb

Why the FAMILY Act Is Necessary

If this stack of books is any indication, the issue of family leave and childcare is an ongoing and challenging topic which is why the FAMILY Act is so important. Women are still by and large running the household.  Equality at home is few and far between. And families still don't get the support they need to do something as simple as care for their families.  As a nation we rank far behind other countries in putting families first, and we are behind in putting women on equal footing with men when it comes to our careers.

"It boils down to simple, basic lack of equality. If policies keep pushing men to rush back to work, how will women keep working up the ranks? Imagine a husband and wife work for the same company, and she outranks him. If she gets paid to leave and he doesn't, the company is giving her an incentive to stay home and him an incentive to stay at work. The chances are that a man will fill in for her while she's out, since in general in America far more men...

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