Weekly Roundup

Weekly Roundup: My Favorite Pieces from Around the Web

November 5, 2017
Weekly Roundup

Each week I’ll share my favorite pieces from around the web, along with noteworthy news items relevant to readers.

In addition to some of my favorite articles and blog posts, this week’s Weekly Roundup includes a press release from the EEOC discussing its new Public Portal, which launched on November 1, 2017.

Additional information about the new Public Portal can be found here.

This week’s Roundup includes several great pieces on maternity leave, including helpful tips for negotiating for more leave, and how maternity leave can actually make you better at your job.

There’s also a fun piece on the moms you should be following on Instagram. Check it out!

In Case You Missed It: Each week I’ll link back to my own posts from the previous week. You can find them filed below under ICYMI.

Did you come across an interesting piece about work, life, or motherhood this week? Feel free to share in the comments or on social media. My links are at the top right of the page.

Thanks for reading!

Maternity Leave

When are you Going Back? (Or: Maternity Leave is Complicated) by Mollie Chen for Medium.

How to Negotiate for More Maternity Leave by Fairygodboss.

Retaining New Parent Employees: Post-Leave Reintegration Strategies That Work by Lori Mihalich-Levin for Mindful Return.

6 Ways Maternity Leave Makes You Better (Yes, Better) At Your Job by Lauren Smith Brody for Fairygodboss.


Moms at Work

Why Mothers Make Better Entrepreneurs by Eva C. Reder for Entrepreneur.

Getting a more flexible job doesn’t start with quitting – just with asking by Heather Marcoux for Motherly.

How to master the interview when you’re baby planning by Lisa Durante.

Female executives discuss how motherhood has helped them on the job by Kara Baskin for Boston Globe.


Gender Bias

A Study Used Censors to Show that Men and Women are Treated Differently at Work by Stephen Turban, Laura Freeman, and Ben Waber for Harvard Business Review.


Workplace Rights

EEOC Launches Online Services for Inquiries, Appointments and Discrimination Charges – EEOC Press Release (11/1/2017).



Want to Feel More Fulfilled? Try Writing a ‘Reverse Bucket List’ by Anna Meyer for Shine.

37 Instagram Accounts That’ll Make You Feel Better About #MomLife by Liz McGrory for Fairygodboss.



5 Ways to Stay Productive when you Work from Home with Kids 

What I Learned about Motherhood from a Little Blue Tote Bag

The 4 Universal Truths of Parenthood

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