Real Estate Agent/Company helper (Northern Virginia)
SAHM with two girls of my own, 5 years old and 18 months. I am a married, 34 year old female with a bachelors degree in merchandising with an emphasis on fashion. I worked several years with a major department store as a visual merchandiser before leaving when I had my first child in 2004. I am a mom. I worked part time at a home daycare with my first daughter and realized I wanted more control over the conditions my child was exposed to, daily, especially with all the viruses going around. Schedule is flexible. I am interested in getting my foot into the real estate world because I would like to continue to be home for the girls when they are in school full time and off for the summers. I am looking for something that I can do out of my home. I think I would actually be good at selling houses - my family had a lot of beach property while I was growing up and I
Answer by m-avi at 10:00 AM on Dec. 14, 2009
Answer by augsmom at 10:13 AM on Dec. 14, 2009
Why don't you check with local ad agencies to see if they can give you merchandising type projects to do at home on your computer. You might get lucky and be able to provide them with overnight service and do stuff after you put the girls to bed and on weekends.
Answer by Anonymous at 10:49 AM on Dec. 14, 2009
So how are you conducting your job search? There are lots of great tips in the CafeMom Job Hunting Moms group: http://www.cafemom.com/group/jobhuntingmoms
Answer by rkoloms at 10:57 AM on Dec. 14, 2009
while still being home for the girls...which is my main priority
In today's economy employers don't look at what you just said kindly. It just mean you'll be missing work. They could always hire someone that doesn't have that responsibility. Especially one with experience without training them. Job market and competition is rough.
Answer by Anonymous at 11:23 AM on Dec. 14, 2009
Answer by augsmom at 12:53 PM on Dec. 14, 2009
Next question overall
Any other mom struggling with baby cereal in the morning?