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The store shelves are already stocked with school supplies and while your children may not be ready to go back to school just yet, the inevitable is coming. For moms, by the time school starts again it is usually a welcomed return to routines and organized schedules.
However that routine can be stressful for most parents who have to juggle work, school, homework, and extracurricular activities. If this stressful lifestyle routine sounds familiar, it might be time to consider a different and new career opportunity. What if you could be your own boss and start your own business by the time the kids are back in school this fall?
When Arianna Huffington pointed to the benefits of women serving on boards of directors, her male colleague snapped back, saying women talk too much.
That off-the-cuff comment cost David Bonderman his cushy gig: he resigned from the Uber board as the company claims that it’s determined to clean up its culture.
The same day, a male congressional colleague interrupted California Senator Kamala Harris — triggering women to express their outrage on social-media.
To most women, stuff like this is routine: we live in a society that expects women to take back seat or just shut up when it comes to important issues.
Whatever became of the saying, “I am woman. Hear me roar?”
Looking to earn extra cash this summer? A number of web-based service businesses might be the right fit, starting with Uber Eats and Postmates.
Under UberEats affiliate program you can make money signing up businesses and drivers to participate. To become an UberEats driver, now in 10 large cities, you must be at least 19 years old and a licensed driver for at least a year; have insurance and proof of vehicle registration; and be able to lift at least 30 pounds. You are paid on mileage and time, Uber takes a 25% cut.
With Postmates, drivers walk, drive, scoot and bike; work anytime they want and earn up to $25 an hour plus tips.
If pets aren’t your thing UrbanSitter matches you with parents who need babysitters and nannies. Top sitter earn upwards of $1,000 a week.
Federal Reserve chief Janet Yellen says that obstacles to women’s participation in the work force damage productivity in the United States and she thinks its time for us do something about it. The New York Times reports that in a speech at Brown University, Yellen noted that women transitioning from the home to the workplace after World War II was a “major factor in America’s prosperity.” But that progress stalled in recent decades, she said, leaving women less likely than men to hold paying jobs. Expanding the availability of paid leave, affordable childcare and flexible work schedules, Yellen said, could help to lift the American economy from a long stretch of slow growth.