Do stay at home moms have a hard time rejoining the workforce?
I have a college degree from a 4 year California State University. I am also having my first baby and I am thinking about quiting my job for 5-6 years to raise her and possibly another child. Will I have a hard time rejoining the workforce? I am nervous because I have had a lot of people tell me how stay at home moms have trouble finding jobs. Wil I still have trouble with a college degree? I will only be 30 when I go back to work.
Asked By: jenny c - 5/9/2007
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unfortunately, yes. of course, it does depend on what type of business you are in. but typically, you will have less experience than another 30 year old who graduated college same time as you did. and, your skills will likely diminish after 5 years of being out of practice. managing your household and having two... More
Answered By: hunting wabbit - 5/9/2007
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You might. Depends on the economy at the time. You will be older and it is a little hard to shift gears. Probably with a degree you will have little trouble.
Answered By: Richard F - 5/9/2007
things are changing all the time so you will just have to wait until the times comes
Answered By: Marlene M - 5/9/2007
oh my goodness..... i loved being a stay at home mom...... those were the best years of my life... More
Answered By: ﺸÐïåMóñdÐôññåﺸ - 5/9/2007
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