Are you a Domestic Goddess, a Family CEO or a Domestic Engineer? If you are, you’re probably wondering what on earth you can put on your Stay At Home Mom Resume before you head back to work. If you’ve been a dedicated for a few years it can be tricky. Will your potential employers appreciate the number of diapers you’ve changed or the number of tantrums you’ve placated? Probably not. However, there are positives from your stay-at-home-days you can include on your resume which will be taken seriously in a work context.
Now that both boys are in school, it’s time for me to head back in to the workforce, at least part time. I haven’t had to look for a job in almost 15 years and the task can be a little daunting. One thing that I’ve had to do is completely update my resume to fill in the gaps since I left my old job in television over three years ago. I’ve picked up a lot of new skills along the way that hopefully future employers will notice. Here is my new stay at home dad resume.
Step-by-Step Guide for Creating a Stay at Home Mom Resume
If you are putting together a Stay At Home Mom Resume and trying to fill the gap for the last 20 years, your task is considerably harder. Being realistic, most women in this category tend to apply for jobs that are lower than they should reasonably expect to get. This can be extremely frustrating.