I Going Back to Work After Forty

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    Going Back

    I am facing a scary reality.  I am finally going back into the workforce after being out of it for over 20 years.  I am a stay at home mom and devoted my time to my kids and raising them  Now that they are older and on their own, I decided to re enter the work...
    Optimisticgirl Optimisticgirl
    36-40, F
    3 Responses Dec 1, 2007

    Yup, Back In It...

    Re-entering the workforce. Last year I applied for a job, 1st one. Got it. Very competative software company to get a job at. It wasn't the right fit. Far away, long commute, surrounded by people 1/2 my age. Made the decision to leave. Though, tough decision. Right decision but...
    PeaceJourney PeaceJourney
    46-50, F
    2 Responses May 4, 2012

    Yup, Back In It...

    Re-entering the workforce. Last year I applied for a job, 1st one. Got it. Very competative software company to get a job at. It wasn't the right fit. Far away, long commute, surrounded by people 1/2 my age. Made the decision to leave. Though, tough decision. Right decision but...
    PeaceJourney PeaceJourney
    46-50, F
    May 4, 2012

    Going Back to Work Or Stay In School

    I understand completly about going back to work after 11 years off, I am raising my children 20,16,15,12 and now that everyone is in school daytime I would like to find a part time job. I am a single parent and have done 1 class per semester, and recently my pay check ...
    ARMENDARES ARMENDARES
    36-40
    Jul 13, 2009
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