In the 1990’s, MBA’s were all the rage, costing upwards of $100,000 in promise of guaranteed job placement and higher earnings. Fast forward 15 years and those who invested likely made no significant gain up the corporate ladder, nor are financially more well off than a well experience bachelor degree-earning employee. Why? Corporations are looking for real-life experience and skill, not something learned in a lecture hall based on theory. Yes, theory is a good basis, but it is not practical application.
Dr. Beth A. Latshaw and Ms. Stephanie I. Hale of Widener University need our help in conducting a study on stay-at-home dads and full-time fathers well-being. This is a very important project that will modernize and update data on dads across the country!
They are currently recruiting participants to complete an anonymous, online
survey about your experiences as a parent.
Take the survey by clicking on the link below or read on for more detailed information. Survey ends September 22, 2014.
Two million. That’s 2,000,000! The number of stay at home dads in the U.S.* That is a pretty hefty number for advertisers to leave out of their marketing strategy – or worse yet, belittle or make fun of over two million dads in their ad campaigns! …but not anymore! Continue reading →
I just reposted a blog entry I wrote a little over a year ago with some concerns and questions about being a stay-at-home parent and whether or not to go back to work. My son is now starting 2nd grade and is becoming more self sufficient, leaving me some free time to start closing my resume gap. Continue reading →