Author - Emilie Hogan

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How to hire more moms? Corporate America needs to learn to share.

When I had a four-year-old, a two-year-old and an infant (and a seven-year-old who was in school all day), I had a preschool carpool that was one of the most dependable and important parts of my life. 

It was the linchpin to my getting a few moments to myself. After I dropped off the four-year-old, if I managed to get the two-year-old and infant to nap at the same time, I had a few blissful hours to do things like go to the bathroom by myself or eat a meal sitting down. Nothing stopped...

Posted on October 21, 2019 at 2:44 PM by Emilie Hogan

What if I put my parenting experience on my resume?

I am a 47-year-old mother of four girls who has been out of the paid workforce for 18 years. Right now, I’m in full-blown job search mode to get back into it, so I think about my resume a lot. 

Not surprisingly, getting back in has been quite a challenge for many reasons. But recently, after yet another informational interview, I realized my resume doesn’t represent who I am at all.  

Sure, it has my degrees and all of the very impactful and important volunteer work that I’ve done o...

Posted on October 01, 2019 at 11:33 AM by Emilie Hogan