working mothers

It's National Flex Day. Do You Notice Where Your Employees Are Working?

It's National Flex Day. Do You Notice Where Your Employees Are Working?

Working Mother declares "Workflex Revolution"

Working Mother Media released a study of 1,516 moms to raise the flag on the issue of workplace flexibility and declared October 15 National Flex Day. Read More »

Why Women Still Can't Have It All In The U.S.

Why Women Still Can't Have It All In The U.S.

New study identifies the one ingredient necessary to "having it all."

New study identifies the one ingredient necessary to having it all. Read More »

Working Mothers Who Opt Out Have Big Regrets

Working Mothers Who Opt Out Have Big Regrets

Ten years later, the New York Times finds all those women who "opted out" of their jobs want back in. Here's why. Read More »

The New Dad: A Stressed-Out Mess?

The New Dad: A Stressed-Out Mess?

Fathers today are more likely to be caring and committed -- but does it come with a cost? Read More »

Pulling The 'Parent Card' At Work

Pulling The 'Parent Card' At Work

Are working parents just using the 'Parent Card' to slack off? Read More »

Fox Anchor Calls Out Sexism Of Male Colleagues

Fox Anchor Calls Out Sexism Of Male Colleagues

Megyn Kelly schools colleagues on working mothers. Read More »

What Do Successful People Know About Achieving 'Balance'?

What do you wish you'd known about handling both a career and kids? Read More »

Is Housework Hurting Your Career?

Is Housework Hurting Your Career?

It's an article of faith among Americans that we are overworked. We work long hours at our paid jobs, then come home and put in a long second shift. Mothers, in particular, perceive their combined work and child-care hours as extensive, leaving us starved for time -- a starvation that we sometimes assume our... Read More »

Worst Reason To Quit Your Job Is ...

Worst Reason To Quit Your Job Is ...

What with the election and all, we're a bit behind on "can't have it all" manifestos. Fortunately, a lawyer (and mother of two young children) threw some grease on the fire recently by quitting her big D.C. law firm with an email to her colleagues that recounted a rather rough day, hour by hour. (That link... Read More »

From Waitressing to Dream Job At NASA: How One Mom Did It

From Waitressing to Dream Job At NASA: How One Mom Did It

"I'm a 35-year-old mother of three in my third marriage, working as a waitress, and have... Read More »

Should Mothers Be Paid To Stay Home And Care For Their Children?

Should Mothers Be Paid To Stay Home And Care For Their Children?

Back in April, Democratic Strategist Hilary Rosen reignited the mommy wars for 72 frenzied hours when she said that Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney's wife, Ann, had "never worked a day in her life." Republicans roared and Democrats bristled. "My career choice was to be a mother," Ann Romney... Read More »

Working Late In Pregnancy As Dangerous As Smoking, Study Says

Working Late In Pregnancy As Dangerous As Smoking, Study Says

A few hours after Yahoo announced to the world that Marissa Mayer would be its new CEO, Mayer announced to the world that she was six months pregnant. She was going to work until her due date, she told Fortune magazine, and would only take a few weeks off with her newborn. It was a bold declaration. Now, a... Read More »

Is Marissa Mayer, CEO Of Yahoo, New 'Poster Child' Of Working Moms?

Is Marissa Mayer, CEO Of Yahoo, New 'Poster Child' Of Working Moms?

By Jocelyn Noveck NEW YORK -- "Another piece of good news today," tweeted the expectant mom, announcing to her online followers that she and her husband are awaiting a baby boy. But this wasn't just any excited mom-to-be. This was 37-year-old Marissa Mayer, the newly named CEO of Yahoo -- obviously a huge... Read More »

A Man Who Prefers The 'Mommy Track'

A Man Who Prefers The 'Mommy Track'

Annie Marie Slaughter's article in the current Atlantic titled "Why Women Still Can't Have It All" had a familiar ring - hauntingly so. More than two decades ago, the Harvard Business Review published an article titled "Management Women and the New Facts of Life," which made many of the same arguments that... Read More »

Mother's Day: Is Motherhood Really A Job?

Mother's Day: Is Motherhood Really A Job?

Every year in time for Mother's Day, Salary.com produces a figure showing how much you'd have to pay for the job of "mom." The answer is always in the six-figures for stay-at-home moms. It is based on mothers' estimates of how much time they spend doing various tasks, which -- like all time-use estimates -- tend... Read More »

If Mothers Received A Salary, What Would They Earn?

If Mothers Received A Salary, What Would They Earn?

By Barbara Safani With Mother's Day upon us, I've been thinking about the "Mom job" and how many different jobs it really is. Can you imagine if moms got paid for all they do? Obviously moms don't take the job for the money, but it does make you wonder what their earning potential would be if they were... Read More »

Asking A Breast-Feeding Woman To Cover Up May Soon Be Illegal In Seattle

Asking A Breast-Feeding Woman To Cover Up May Soon Be Illegal In Seattle

Back in 2008, a Houston woman, back from maternity leave, asked her boss if she could pump breast milk in the bathroom, on her breaks at work. He fired her. Last month, a judge threw out her discrimination case. Although 45 states allow women to breast-feed infants in any public or private location, many... Read More »

Working Moms Are Happy Moms, Survey Says

Working Moms Are Happy Moms, Survey Says

By Kaitlin Madden Every Monday, I watch Bethenny Frankel juggle her hectic life as a working mom on her Bravo reality show. Though things don't always go perfectly, for the most part, she's pretty good at making sure nothing falls through the cracks. Read More »

Working Moms Hate Multitasking More Than Working Dads Do, Study Says

Working Moms Hate Multitasking More Than Working Dads Do, Study Says

Employed mothers and fathers have almost identical workloads, according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics. Women spend a few hours less in the office, but a few more hours cooking, cleaning and caring for the kids. But if their burdens are roughly equal to their husbands', why do women report feeling so... Read More »

America's Conflicted Relationship With The Working Mother

America's Conflicted Relationship With The Working Mother

For the first time in U.S. history most new mothers are receiving paid maternity leave. The U.S. Census Bureau tracked 3.1 million first-time mothers, who worked while pregnant between 2006 and 2008, and found that 51 percent received paid leave. That's a leap from 42 percent between 1996 and 2000, and the... Read More »

Search Jobs

In Partnership With
Keywords:
Location:

Search Articles

Top Companies Hiring

July 20 - July 27

Looking for work? See what companies added new openings this week.

×

Check out our new Map Search

Locate your next job using the new AOL Jobs Map Search!

Pin down your next great opportunity today.