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Career Centers Dover DE

I am an event planner in Dover 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?

Dover One Stop Career Center
(302) 857-5860
1114 South DuPont Highway, Suite 104
Dover, DE
 
American Federation Of Musicians Local 21
(302) 777-7780
2316 Baynard Blvd
Wilmington, DE
 
International Alliance Of Theatrical Stage Employees Local
(302) 652-4626
284 Martin Luther King Blvd
Wilmington, DE
 
Leadership & Etiquette Dynamics, LLC
(302) 365-5622
PO Box 1400
Bear, DE
 
Hobbsco Ltd
(302) 656-7257
4300 Kennett Pike
Wilmington, DE
 
Caldwell Staffing Services
(302) 655-9500
8 S Dupont Rd
Wilmington, DE

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IMM Consulting
(302) 898-6724
PO Box 13203
Wilmington, DE
 
Ellis Fall Safety Solutions
(302) 571-8470
306 Country Club Dr
Wilmington, DE
 
Dover One Stop Career Center
(302) 857-5860
1114 South DuPont Highway, Suite 104
Dover, DE
 
Diamond State Telephone Commercial Union
(302) 999-1100
1819 Old Newport Rd
Wilmington, DE
 
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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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