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Career Centers Butte MT

I am an event planner in Butte 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?

Butte Job Service Workforce Center
(406) 494-0300
2201 White Boulevard (behind Silver Bow Pizza)
Butte, MT
 
Missoula Job Service Workforce Center
(406) 728-7060
539 South 3rd Street West
Missoula, MT
 
Mission Valley One Stop Lake County Workforce Center Job Service
(406) 883-7880
417-B Main Street
Polson, MT
 
Billings Job Service Workforce Center
(406) 652-3080
2121 Rosebud Drive, Stop B
Billings, MT
 
Northeast Montana Job Service Workforce Center
(406) 653-1720
201 Main Street
Wolf Point, MT
 
United Food & Commercial Workers Union Local #33
(406) 252-6268
530 S 27th St
Billings, MT
 
Nelson Personnel
(406) 543-6033
2321 S 3rd St W
Missoula, MT
Hours
Sun Closed;Mon: 8:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m.;Tue: 8:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m.;Wed: 8:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m.;Thu: 8:00 a.m.

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Shelby Job Service Workforce Center
(406) 434-5161
202 Main Street
Shelby, MT
 
I H E S S
(406) 543-4495
1408 Defoe St
Missoula, MT
 
Occupational & Environmental Health Services
(406) 329-5746
601 W Spruce St Ste C
Missoula, MT
 
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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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