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4 Ways to Increase Your Income Potential This Year
As a single parent and your family’s sole bread-winner, the pressure to earn more money and maintain your family’s lifestyle can be intense. Fortunately, there are some things you can do to increase your income potential, no matter what line of work you’re in, and whether you can afford to go back to school or not. To increase your income potent
Legitimate Work From Home Jobs
Legitimate work from home jobs do exist, but you have to know where to look. Don't waste your money on scams. Get the information you need and find out which companies are currently hiring for 2011.
Earn Extra Income as a Single Parent
Do you need some extra income, but don't have the time to take on a second or third job? Try these ideas for earning extra money, including work-from-home jobs that you can start right away.
Discuss Backup Child Care With Your Employer
Do you know your company's policies regarding the use of sick days to care for a sick child? Find out what specific questions you should ask when inquiring about your company's sick child policies.
Summer Child Care Options
Child care can be difficult to find during the summer months. Let our readers know what has worked well for you by sharing your insight in this "Readers Respond" feature.
Resume Writing Basics
Get excellent resume-writing advice from About.com's Guide to Career Planning, Dawn Rosenberg McKay. McKay explains the differences between a chronological resume and a functional resume, and provides tips to help you build an effective resume for getting the job you desire. McKay also provides answers to the most common questions asked about resume writing.
Sample Resumes, CVs and Job Letters
Do you need to see a sample resume or cover letter? Alison Doyle, About.com's Guide to Job Searching, provides a comprehensive set of sample resumes, cover letters, curriculum vitae and employment letters. Incorporate Doyle's valuable advice, and your resume will be sure to stand out and catch the attention of your prospective employer.
How to Prepare for a Job or Career Change
About.com's Guide to Job Searching, Alison Doyle, provides a thorough list of things to consider when preparing for a job or career change. Preparing an excellent resume is vital, but there are other important steps to take as well. As Doyle explains, these steps include gathering references, cleaning your workspace, and more.
Best Children's Book for Single Parent Families
Vote for your favorite children's book for single parent families in this year's About.com Readers' Choice Awards.
Best Online Communication Tool for Co-Parents
Vote for your favorite online communication tool for co-parents in this year's About.com Readers' Choice Awards.
Favorite Family Law Blog
Vote for your favorite family law blog in this year's About.com Readers' Choice Awards.
How to Find Flexible Work as a Single Parent
Struggling to spend more time with your kids. Learn how to find flexible work options -- including part-time and full-time opportunities.