Career Development Counselors Burlington IA

An executive position is open at my company. The problem is I am a single woman going up against 2 married, family guys. How can I make sure that my marital status does not come in the way of my career?

Burlington Workforce Development Center
319-753-1671 Ext. 31444
1000 North Roosevelt Ave.
Burlington, IA
 
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408 South 11th
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Team Staffing Solutions
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311 W Kimberly Rd
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(515) 832-5261
403 Elm Street
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Iowa Workforce Development Center
(319) 372-4412
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Careeremakers Professional Resume Services
(563) 884-4342
2805 Eastern Ave
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Dubuque Area Labor-Management Council
(563) 582-8804
350 W 6th St
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Communication Workers Of America Local 7101
(319) 396-2593
1211 Wiley Blvd Sw
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Iowa Workforce Development Center
(515) 432-5806
718 Eighth Street
Boone, IA
 

How Can I Compete with My Married Peers?

Q: An executive position is open at my company. The problem is I am a single woman going up against 2 married, family guys. How can I make sure that my marital status does not come in the way of my career?

 

Your concern is a valid one but according to Joy Martin, my company's Career Changer Strategy Coach, you should know that your marital status should not be a factor in the decision-making process - in fact it is illegal. We know however that these things happen in the workplace. Joy suggests you focus on your assets - your skills, expertise, contacts, the fact that you are focused on your career, hungry to grow and learn and that you have the time and energy to put forth in this new position.

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