of halfway stage of a career:
relating to or taking place during the middle stage of a careeradverb
halfway into a career:
at or during the middle stage of a
For the last two decades, professional women have entered the workforce at an unprecespite their labor force participation rates, numerous studies reveal that professional womenping, struggle with bias in performance appraisal, promotion, and salary, and are confrontedork/life tradeoffs as they climb the corporate ladder. Yet, relatively little is known about hoprofessional women are with their careers, particularly as they move beyond entry level intoer. What are the critical factors that explain women's midcareer satisfaction? What factors exes among women in their midcareer satisfaction? Drawing on streams of research in gendertions, careers, sociology, and psychology, this paper begins to map out key demographic, caorganizational, job, and stress factors proposed to explain professional women's midcareerion. Directions for future research are highlighted.
This paper aims to explore how mid-career professional mothers perceive themselves in relation to their work andthey experience these roles, how they merge their work, family and individual self, and what meaning they make o.
– The study used in-depth qualitative interviews with 18 participants aged between 37 anddependent child under the age of 18, in dual-earning/career households.– The study reports that a complex relationship of work-related dynamics and personal factors shaped the meaningen amid competing priorities of work, family and individual lives. Organisation and co-ordination of multiple activitiem various sources was fundamental to finding balance. A deep sense of motherhood was evident in that their childer one priority but career was of high importance as they sought stimulation, challenges, achievement and enrichm. Now, in mid-career transition, the respondents seek more self-care time in an effort to find new meaning in the woquation.
– The study raises important issues for the management of professional working mother s of the study for individuals and organisations are set out.
– This paper makes contributions to work-life integration and career theory. It provides one of the first empiwork-life integration in Ireland using the construct of meaningful work and secondly builds on the kaleidoscope car