Career Centers Mayfield KY

I am an event planner in Mayfield 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?

Mayfield Career Center
270-247-3857 Ext. 232
319 S 7th ST
Mayfield, KY
 
Red Bird Mission- Beverly
(606) 598-0520
70 Queendale Center
Beverly, KY
 
Perry County JobSight, LKLP Community Action Council
606-436-3161 Ext. 101
14 Logan Drive
Jeff, KY
 
Harlan - Office of Employment and Training
(606) 573-9403
124 S. Cumberland Ave
Harlan, KY
 
Powell County Adult Education
(606) 663-1948
691 Breckenridge St.
Stanton, KY
 
Marshall County Adult Learning Center
(270) 527-7712
86 High School Road
Benton, KY
 
Harlan-Office of Vocational Rehabilitation
(606) 573-3890
110 Professional Lane, Suite 203
Harlan, KY
 
Breckinridge County Public Library
(270) 756-2323
112 S. Main Street
Hardinsburg, KY
 
International Brotherhood Of Electrical Workers Local Number 170
(270) 684-3058
2911 W Parrish Ave
Owensboro, KY
 
West Liberty-Office of Vocational Rehabilitation
(606) 743-7978
563 B Main Street
West Liberty, KY
 

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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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