The Perils of Part-Time

Amy Dunkin

I hate to say it, but I've seen some pretty stressed out parents who work part-time. They may say they work only three or four days a week. Their diminished paychecks certainly say it. But then projects back up and deadlines loom and they find themselves staying late on workdays and stealing time from their days off when they want to be focused on their families. Before you know it, they're counting up their hours and realizing they are working full-time for a part-time salary.

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