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176: Why so many moms are leaving the paid workforce with Chandra Sanders of The Mom Project

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Why so many moms are leaving the paid workforce with Chandra Sanders

EPISODE 176: SHOW NOTES

 

2.1 million women left the paid workforce in 2020 – can you believe it? I am chatting with Chandra Sanders of The Mom Project about why so many women (especially moms) are leaving the paid workforce in search of other options and what those other options are.

In this episode we talk about how freelancing moms can land contractor roles at larger companies like Chandra has, what companies are doing to retain female workers, and where the most opportunities lie for moms right now.

Thanks for hanging out with us today! Don’t hesitate to reach out to The Mom Project or myself for help on taking the next step in creating the work-life balance you are after. Talk soon!

 

 

In this episode, we cover:

  • Why women are leaving the paid workforce,
  • How freelancing moms can land contractor roles at larger companies like Chandra has,
  • What companies are doing to retain female workers, and
  • Where the most opportunities lie for moms right now

Resources and links mentioned in this episode:

  • Learn more about The Mom Project here!
  • Connect with Chandra on LinkedIn and The Mom Project on Instagram
  • Grab the Ultimate Freelance Starter Kit HERE!
  • Join my program, Overwhelmed to Overbooked, HERE
  • Loving the show? It would be so helpful if you could write a review HERE. Thank you!

More about the Live Free Podcast with Micala Quinn:

How do I get started? What if I fail? Who will hire me? Is it really possible to create a consistent, full-time income from home?

Welcome to the Live Free Podcast with Micala Quinn where we will be answering these questions PLUS many more! Whether you’re just starting your freelance business (heck even if you don’t know what freelancing is yet) or you’re looking to scale, this podcast will give you tangible business advice along with inspiring interviews to help you create a life and career that works for YOU and YOUR family.

Your host, Micala Quinn, started out teaching high-school English, but when her first child was born, she immediately began searching for something more. She wanted a way to stay-at-home with her daughter (and future babies), but still needed to bring in a full-time income to help support her family. Micala started freelancing, quickly replaced her full-time income, and now helps other moms (like you) get started and grow their freelance business from scratch to 5K and beyond! She believes that being a working mom or a stay-at-home mom no longer needs to be a black and white decision. You CAN have both. On your terms!

Our motto is Mom Strong, Work Smart, and Live Free. Are you in? We’d love for you to join us each Monday, as well as in our Live Free Podcast Facebook community!

 

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