returning to work

Advice for a Mom Trying to Reenter the Job Market

Kelly, 51, a mother of five who lives in the Midwest, wants to get back into the workforce after a 20-year absence -- a challenging prospect in today's weak hiring environment. But with the right focus and preparation, she can still transition from stay-at-home mom back to paid employee.

Home Office vs. At the Office: Which Is More Efficient?

A growing number of Americans -- nearly 34 million of them -- are spending at least one work day a week at home, working remotely. New technologies allow greater flexibility, but do they help or hinder employees' efficiency?