Motherhood does not mean the end of your career!!
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Congratulations on motherhood!!
You are probably wondering why I am wishing you. Well, because I am sure becoming a mother is the best thing that has happened to you.
But motherhood does not have to be the end of your career. Post-pregnancy I could not imagine staying away from my child for 8 long hours so I choose to work from home. I have been working from home for 3 years now and it has allowed me to enjoy my child’s various phases and be there for him at every step.
The biggest challenge you may be facing right now – is finding work from home jobs that are worth taking up. The ones with a fair compensation plan that allows you to maintain a work-life balance. Let me share a few go-to platforms with viable options for you to consider.
Opportunities to break your break!!
According to an Economic Times report, there are several companies looking to hire women who are making a comeback to the workforce. In fact, they are policies put in place to attract women. I have listed below a few sites that a young mother will find helpful in searching for a second chance.
1) Jobsforher – An online job portal only for women. The site has a variety of job options from full time to part-time jobs. They even have reskilling programs and mentor service and diverse job opportunities from progressive startups (I found my current job here).
2) Tata second career – A platform that allows women to resume their professional journey after a hiatus. It is an initiative by the Tata group specially designed to make the onboarding process of women returning from career break smoother, more efficient.
3) Flexing It – An online aggregator connecting professionals and consultants with organizations. The website has curated project-based work opportunities for freelancers with a flexible work schedule offering short term part-time projects.
4) Wishup: An online platform that provides virtual assistants for entrepreneurs, small business and professionals. Individuals who are willing to resume work after a career break are also considered. They can work for an international clientele in several fields including project management, talent acquisition, social media management, and research.
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