By Ann Eastham
Contributor, Career Services
Whether you’re considering starting a family, trying to become pregnant, or already pregnant, knowing your rights as well as your employer’s benefits can help you better plan for the future in order to reduce stress and ensure a more joyous event. Two of these rights – the right to keep your job and the right to the same treatment as others with a short-term medical absence – are among the most important to understand.
By Suzanne Minarcine
Online Career Tips Contributor and Faculty Director at American Public University
I was recently contacted by a young woman who was passed over for a promotion because she “cared too much about what other people thought.” Her boss told her that she needed to be more independent and assertive.