The phrase, Flexible Work-Life Balance has not only become common place now, but is a “perk” that a lot of us are seeking in our jobs. More people than ever are looking for a career that fits in their life, instead of the other way around.
But how do you actually figure out if a new opportunity can provide you with the work/life balance you are desperately seeking?
How to Find Out About Work/Life Balance When Interviewing
1. What level are you going to be at?
While not a hard and fast rule, the bigger your team, the more difficult it is to work remotely… or work less hours. I’m not saying you have to put your aspirations to be a director, a vice president, or more on hold – but what you want to be responsible for in your role, does have an impact in your flexibility.
At some point in your career, you may hit the crossroad of two choices: flexibility or the title.
This can be especially true if you’re at a larger company. I don’t think it’s right or even necessary, but seeing your face and being able to step into your office becomes more important the higher you climb.Read More›