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Hi - I recently left my job and became pregnant.
Hi - I recently left my job and became pregnant. I am 12 weeks pregnant and job hunting. Its possible that I will have a couple of job offers in the next month. At what point in the interview/offer process do I tell an employer that I'm pregnant? Are there companies that will hold my job during maternity leave even though I won't qualify for FMLA? I'm also concerned with affecting a new relationship with an employer by revealing that I will be going on leave in six months. Has anyone else experienced this? Looking for facts and words of encouragement!
Thank you for sharing! If you don't mind me asking - how did the employer respond to the news that you would be taking maternity leave as a new employee?
I just did this and didn't mention I was pregnant until the offer came through and before I signed because I wanted to confirm maternity leave policy before accepting.
Unfortunately, if you tell them before you get the offer letter, they might have bias in their decision to move forward to not.
Good luck on the search!
I really don't have a lot of money to blow on pregnancy clothing at work. Any tips on how to save money and still stay professional-looking?
What do you feel about women who have to face a step down in their careers after giving time to their newborns and taking a break of at least six months? Did this happen to you too?
Hi. I have been an Executive Assistant, or some other assistant/operations person for over 30 years. After losing my job of many years due to restructuring, I am looking for a permanent position. I feel as though assistant positions are on the way out, given anecdotal evidence by other assistants as well as executives I've spoken to. Please note that I am in pursuit of my bachelor's, but it is not yet completed. Apparently 30 years of experience doesn't mean anything if I don't have a degree. I've been told that it is recognized that I am intelligent and eager to learn pretty much anything (as well as easy to work with) so do not pigeon-hole myself into going after assistant roles, but I don't know what else I should look into or other keywords to use when searching for positions. Does anyone have any guidance on what kinds of jobs are out there?
I've worked with this company for over a year but got a promotion about 2 months ago. During that two months, it was announced that the other women in my department is pregnant. The whole time I was pregnant too, just had no idea. It is possible that our leave time will lapse each other. Any advice for when I tell my boss?
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