How to Job Search While Pregnant—From a Woman Who Did It


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Even before COVID times, the idea of searching for a new job...while also being pregnant was a daunting one. Is it better to play it safe with your current role—or do you interview and try to start a new role at work while you’re also starting a new one at home. Job searching while pregnant is a unique and complex idea because it also includes plenty of systemic challenges. However, one of the best ways to learn how to job search while pregnant is by talking to a woman who already did it. Today we’re hearing from Jen Watts Welsh, an executive at an ad agency who interviewed for her current role at 6 months pregnant and secured a job offer at 8 months. Weekly Newsletter Sign-Up: Follow Career Contessa: Power Moves book: Jobs Board: Expert Jen Watts Welsh: Fast Company article:




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