Dear Experts, How do I request a part time work from home schedule in lieu of full maternity leave? (e.g. one month maternity leave, and two months of part-time work-from-home, for 3 months total?) I meet federal, state and company policy for maternity leave and work can be done remotely. But how can I show it is beneficial for us both? Here is how our T.A.P. experts answered this question:Q#253 4 Maternity leave, see if u can find someone that tried this b-4, if not, create plan and propose benefits 2 mgr. (@kgrantcareers) Q#253 Highlight the benefits (you know the work, proven track record, etc.). Ask for a 1 week trial/test. (@beneubanks) Q#253 Bring up the topic one on one with your manager. If they are interested, prepare a proposal which outlines the benefits. (@gradversity) Q#253 Approach from emp perspective & list benefits 2 them. Ex: Save cost in temp salary. It's all about them. (@dawnbugni) Q#253 Present idea to ur mgmt. create business proposal with deliverables reg. what u will do while out and timelines. (@DebraWheatman) Our Twitter Advice Project (T.A.P.) is no longer an active campaign. To find an answer to the above question, please use the "Search" box in the right-hand column of this website.

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In order to have a productive discussion about career growth with your boss, it is important for you to prepare and think through some key items ahead of time. You want to be in full control of your career path and the best way to do that is to approach your manager with confidence and conviction around your career growth goals.

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