On Mainstreet.com, Mom Corps founder and CEO Allison O’Kelly explains how to ask for flexibility at work after maternity leave ends.
“Figure out what is most important to you and your family and have an open and honest conversation with your employer,” says Allison O’Kelly, CEO and founder of Mom Corps, a professional staffing solutions and flexible career development firm. “Is it being home at certain hours? Is it the ability to swing by a company day care at lunch time? Is it making it to doctor’s appointments? Is it working from home one day a week? You might be surprised at how flexible employers might be if you just ask.” Read more.