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Can You Work Part-Time & be Successful?

Are you working or dreaming of working part-time and wondering if it will have to be a trade off with achieving a successful career? Many professionals find themselves considering the part-time work dilemma after starting a family. There are also a myriad of reasons why people might consider part-time work – pursuing further studies or personal creative dreams, caring for aging or injured family members and engaging more with the community.  While flexible work sounds like a lovely idea (to me…and many people I have spoken to), those who have been able to cut down their hours significantly quickly find out that there are major challenges faced in the workplace as a result of their part-time status, especially if they work in the private sector.

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