Career Centers Gillette WY

I am an event planner in Gillette 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?

Energy Laboratories
(307) 686-7175
400 W Boxelder Rd
Gillette, WY
 
Pro-Safety Associates Llc
(307) 686-8197
100 Tapadera Dr
Gillette, WY
 
Campbell County Memorial Hospital
(307) 688-5000
501 S Burma Ave
Gillette, WY
 
United Mine Workers
(307) 687-8692
405 S Gillette Ave
Gillette, WY
 
Brotherhood Of Locomotive Engineers
(307) 682-5031
400 S Kendrick Ave
Gillette, WY
 
Safety Consultants
(307) 682-2334
5002 Rourke Ave
Gillette, WY
 
Gillette Workforce Center
(307) 682-9313
1901 Energy Court, Suite 230
Gillette, WY
 
Frandson Safety
(307) 685-7285
401 N Works Ave
Gillette, WY
 
United Transportation Union
(307) 687-1514
400 S Kendrick Ave
Gillette, WY
 
International Brothhood Of Electrial Works 415
(307) 685-8215
104 N Burma Ave
Gillette, WY
 

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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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