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parenting = gap in work experience

Re: parenting = gap in work experience
« Reply #10 on: July 28, 2005, 08:46:19 AM »
Actually, in a job interview, I'm pretty sure that it's illegal for a potential employer to ask about your plans for (more) children.

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Re: parenting = gap in work experience
« Reply #11 on: July 28, 2005, 10:51:54 AM »
Maybe you can let them know you have all the 'babies' out of your system and won't be jumping off the partner track in 5 years to have one. ;)

Actually, in a job interview, I'm pretty sure that it's illegal for a potential employer to ask about your plans for (more) children.

While it is true that an employer cannot ask... I doubt that there is any problem with the person being interviewed stating that they are done having babies and will not be leaving the partner track to start a family.   

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Re: parenting = gap in work experience
« Reply #12 on: July 28, 2005, 12:08:43 PM »
Maybe I should add a line about DH's vasectomy to my resume !


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Re: parenting = gap in work experience
« Reply #13 on: July 28, 2005, 12:11:20 PM »
Maybe I should add a line about DH's vasectomy to my resume !



That would be twisted...

Re: parenting = gap in work experience
« Reply #14 on: July 29, 2005, 06:34:03 AM »
tell you what - when the day comes that I'm a hiring partner, you can bring your kids to the interview and bounce them on your knee during our interview. 

Re: parenting = gap in work experience
« Reply #15 on: October 16, 2005, 06:59:03 PM »
i dont think that your taking off conventional work to take on motherhood will pose a problem unless the adcoms are stupid.

Hear! Hear!