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FlexJobs: Free Guide for Moms Returning to Work

Whether it has been months or years, trying to return to work after being a stay-home mum comes with challenges. According to a FlexJobs survey of more than 900 stay-at-home parents, 88% said they are somewhat or very concerned about re-entering the workforce.

More than half reported taking a longer break than they originally planned, making the transition back to work even more intimidating.

To help stay-at-home moms looking to re-enter the workforce, FlexJobs recently released a comprehensive downloadable guide. 

Following is the guide designed to help them:

  • Understand the challenges and realities of returning to work.
  • Learn from the experiences of other moms.
  • Tackle resumes, cover letters, interviewing, and networking (with expert tips for flexible job searching)
  • Figure out how to address your work gap and gain experience and more

They also provide additional topics like

  • Ways to gain experience.
  • Creating or updating resumes.
  • Dos and don’ts of job searching.
  • Job scams to look out for.

More importantly, these guides provide step-by-step instructions, to find remote or flexible jobs. And for moms curious about the types of flexible work available, FlexJobs has also compiled a list of 10 great jobs for moms who want to work from home.



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