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3 Tips for Working from Home with Young Kids

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I’ve been working from home for six years and love the flexibility it affords me. Since my daughter was three years old, through my second pregnancy, and now with a 4-year-old and 9-year-old, these years of working from home and owning my own business have been wonderful. I’ve been able to be there for my […]

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Why This Working Mom Agrees with Mayer’s ‘No Work from Home’ Policy

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Editor’s note: The following is an anonymous guest post from a working mom of one child. She shares her personal views on the recent discussions of working from home and Marissa Mayer’s ban on telecommuting for Yahoo employees. Last week, when I heard Yahoo’s CEO Marissa Mayer was going to put a ban on telecommuting, […]

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Marissa Mayer & Yahoo Send a Clear (Negative) Message to Employees & Working Parents

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News of Yahoo CEO, Marissa Mayer, eliminating workplace flexibility and forcing all employees to work in the office (even those that were already telecommuting) hit the Internet this past weekend with much backlash. Many people felt her decision negatively affects working parents and destroys chances of moving forward with modern workplace policies. In a time […]

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Traveling: The Good and The Bad

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Three weeks of travel can certainly throw you for a loop. One one hand, I was able to attend two conferences and attend a brand event, so business-wise, they were good trips. On the other hand, I’m internally off-balance after traveling three weeks in a row. Good and bad. There were plenty of good things […]

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Avon Home Business Advice from Avon Regional Vice President

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Our last Avon representative interview in our Avon home business series was held earlier this month. I spoke with Maria Sutej, a Regional Vice President in Sales at Avon Products, Inc. Maria has been with Avon since 1983, when she began as a District Sales Manager. Twenty-nine years is a long time, but Maria said […]

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