Have the career you want—without putting your family last.
Setting and achieving professional goals are complicated when you're managing a career and a family. How do you get ahead when sometimes it's a struggle just to get through the day?
Managing Your Career provides the expert advice and practical solutions you need to help you find a way forward, whether you're taking time off, staying steady, reentering the workforce, or looking to advance.
You'll learn to:
- Define what a meaningful career means to you
- Set individual and family goals—and make progress on them
- Explore company benefits that support your career and your role as caregiver
- Focus your limited time for professional development
- Build support systems to get you through
The HBR Working Parents Series provides support as you anticipate challenges, learn how to advocate for yourself more effectively, juggle your impossible schedule, and find fulfillment at home and at work. Whether you're up with a newborn or planning the future with your teen, you'll find the practical tips, strategies, and research you need to make working parenthood work for you.
About the Author
Harvard Business Review is the leading destination for smart management thinking. Through its flagship magazine, 12 international licensed editions, books from Harvard Business Review Press, and digital content and tools published on HBR.org, Harvard Business Review provides professionals around the world with rigorous insights and best practices to lead themselves and their organizations more effectively and to make a positive impact.Daisy Dowling, Series Editor, is founder and CEO of Workparent, the executive coaching and training firm, and the author of Workparent: The Complete Guide to Succeeding on the Job, Staying True to Yourself, and Raising Happy Kids (Harvard Business Review Press, 2021). She is a full-time working parent to two young children. She can be reached at workparent.com.You can find HBR at: hbr.orgTwitter: @HarvardBizLinkedIn: linkedin.com/company/harvard-business-reviewFacebook: @HBRInstagram: @harvard_business_reviewYouTube: youtube.com/user/harvardbusinessreview