CULVER CITY (CBSLA.com) — Mothers preparing to return to theworkforce now have a one-stop center to get them ready.
Women gathered at the inaugural “MomFair” Thursday at the DoubleTree Hotel in Culver City, where expert speakers shared tips on how to balance a nine-to-five with full-time motherhood.
Founder Laura Nix Gerson told KCAL9′s Stephanie Simmons the event was organized to help mothers deal with the sometimes overwhelming experience of finding new work or going through acareer change.
“We want to make sure moms have access to resources – whether it’s they want to work from home and build their own business from home, or they want to build an online business – if they’re interested in returning to the workplace and they’re looking to meet with recruiters…” Gerson said. Read More...Read More
For those of you who were up fairly early this morning (who sleeps in anymore), you got to catch an interesting discussion of how women seem to be disappearing in the workplace, the higher the job level, by Debora Spar, the president of the all-female Barnard College. She was on the show to talk about the issue of balance in women's lives as discussed in her new book "Wonder Women: Sex, Power, and the Quest for Perfection." Check it out!Read More