Here's the Plan

Here's the Plan

Your Practical, Tactical Guide to Advancing your Career During Pregnancy and Parenting

Book - 2016
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Baker & Taylor
The author combines her own experience with interviews of over fifty working mothers to provide advice and information for women seeking to balance career with pregnancy and motherhood.

Perseus Publishing
Having a baby doesn’t have to mean putting your career on hold. Though pregnancy and childbirth can create tricky situations for moms in the workplaceincluding legal, social, and practical onesit’s possible to balance a successful career with committed motherhood. Allyson Downey has done it twice, and Carry On is her playbook for success.

Straightforward, practical, and thoroughly researched, Carry On provides actionable advice for professional women entering motherhood. With advice collected from her own experiences and interviews with more than fifty working mothers, Allyson Downeyfounder of weeSpring, the yelp for baby products,” and a successful mother of two young childrenlays out the essential information new and expectant moms need, including info on how to handle pregnancy at work, maternity leave, and the transition back to working life. Allyson takes on such tricky questions as, How long should I take off for maternity leave?” What should my out-of-office message say?” And What exactly constitutes pregnancy discrimination?”

Sensible, compact, and written by one working mom for the benefit of others, Carry On is the definitive playbook for new and expectant mothers who are thinking, I’ve leaned in. Now what?”


Publisher: Berkeley, California : Seal Press, [2016]
Copyright Date: ©2016
ISBN: 1580056180
9781580056182
Branch Call Number: 306.36 DOW
Characteristics: 257 pages ; 21 cm
Alternative Title: Here is the plan

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