It’s never too easy being a mom trying to manage a full-time job with a family life. That’s why most working mother, part time work would be their ideal work situation that can make their lives easier. After all it great to know that there’s such variety of work flexibility choices out there that can give them greater control over when, where and how often they choose to work. To help figure out the choices, here’s an alternative schedule ideas for working moms.
ALTERNATIVE SCHEDULE IDEAS FOR WORKING MOMS:
A flexible work schedule is an alternative to the traditional 9 to 5, 40-hour work week or in another words which gives the employees freedom in setting work hours
Simply put, a part-time is a form of employment that carries fewer hours per week than a full-time job.
Job sharing can be a good option it means that two part-time employees share the work and get pay of a single full-time job or in other words let two employees to share the workload. For example a 30 hour work week: 15 hours each or 20 hours for 1 employee and 10 hours for other or according to organization’s and employee’s need
It is a work arrangement where normal workweek is reduced to fewer than five days and employee work longer hours to makeup the full numbers of hours per week
A sessional work is a contract of employment paid under an agreed range of hours to be worked. It could be ideal choice for working mother who wants to work for just a few weeks or months at a time, here and there throughout the year.
The organization surveyed over 1,000 working moms to find out the ideal time schedule for them in workplace. According to the survey, just 9% of moms want to work a typical full-time week and 3% said they would prefer to work over 40 hours, On the other hand 38% of moms choose to work between 20-30 hours, while another 32 percent choose 30-40 hours a week.
ACCORDING TO PEW RESEARCH
At pew research, they have tracked mother’s work preferences since 1997.the question they asked is what would be ideal schedule for them to work—- working full time, flexible or part time, seasonable or job sharing, or compressed workweek.
The question was asked by different mothers with at least one child under the age of 10 and nearly half of mothers 47% in 2012, 50% in 2007 and 44% in 1997 said that their ideal job schedule according to their situations would be part time or flexible.
On the other hand. The mothers who are not employed have a same opinion that working part time is appealing.
By looking at above search, as per Sonia the ideal job would be for her is part time or flexible where she can minimize its working hours or arrange her working timing so she can balance his work/family togethor