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Career Centers Ada OK

I am an event planner in Ada at an upscale entertainment boutique. The job offers great perks and salary but does not give me enough time with my 4 year old daughter. How do I find a job that is exciting and equally rewarding that would free me up for my family?

Career Uniforms
(580) 332-5305
1524 Arlington St
Ada, OK
 
Pontotoc Technology Center
(580) 310-2231
601 W 33rd St
Ada, OK
 
Workforce Oklahoma - Ada Center
(580) 332-1533
1628 East Beverly St.
Ada, OK
 
Premier Staffing Llc
(918) 491-2200
2705 E 21st St
Tulsa, OK

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Labor Ready Inc
(405) 524-1388
914 NW 23rd St
Oklahoma City, OK

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United Steel Workers Local 985
(580) 332-2502
6227 County Road 3490
Ada, OK
 
Kelley Training Associates
(580) 310-9696
100 E 13th St
Ada, OK
 
Instaff Personnel
(580) 421-9877
401 Nw J A Richardson Loop
Ada, OK
 
Workforce Oklahoma - Southside Oklahoma City Center
(405) 670-9100
4509 South I-35 Service Road
Oklahoma City, OK
 
Live and Work on Purpose
(405) 463-6677
2620 NW 115th Place
Oklahoma City, OK
 
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Q: I am an event planner at an upscale entertainment boutique. The job offers great perks and salary but does not give me enough time with my 4 year old daughter. How do I find a job that is exciting and equally rewarding that would free me up for my family?

 

Personal self-assessment and understanding what would equate to “equally rewarding” for you is the first step in the process. While it is possible to find a job that will create more time and flexibility, it is important to recognize you may have to forfeit some of the perks and/or salary to support your desired schedule. Before thinking about changing jobs altogether, find out if your current employer will support a flexible work arrangement or has a job-sharing program. Typically, this information will be detailed in the company Employee Handbook or through information provided by the Human Resources Department.

If your company does not support flexible work arrangements, start researching other companies with such programs. Many companies understand that work-life balance is critical to employee retention and offer flexible work schedules or job sharing programs.

Understanding your options and the potential compromises you may have to make are critical before having any discussion with your boss. Once you have completed your research and are comfortable with the options and potential outcomes, you will be better positioned to create harmony in your career and personal life.

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