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Career Centers Minot ND

I am an event planner in Minot 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?

Heartland Consulting LLC
(701) 721-4755
P.O. Box 1815
Minot, ND
 
Plumbers & Steamfitters Local No 300
(701) 838-2654
312 31st Ave Sw
Minot, ND
 
Minot Job Service
(800) 482-0017
3416 North Broadway
Minot, ND
 
Job Corps Center-Burdick
(701) 857-9600
1500 University Ave W
Minot, ND
 
North Dakota Public Employees Assn American Federation Of Teachers Local 46
(701) 775-2061
311 S 4th St Ste 116
Grand Forks, ND
 
Experience Works
(701) 838-9675
308 2nd Ave Sw Ste 3
Minot, ND
 
Career Options Inc
(701) 858-0803
1015 S Broadway Ste 21
Minot, ND
 
Electrical Workers Union Local 714
(701) 852-3025
1925 N Broadway
Minot, ND
 
Job Service North Dakota - Williston
(800) 247-0989
422 1st Avenue West
Williston, ND
 
North Dakota Safety Council Inc
(701) 223-6372
1640 Burnt Boat Drive
Bismarck, ND
 

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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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