When we launched Butterfly in January 2009, we had no idea that the largest monthly job loss, 796,000, would follow some sixty days later in March of 2009.
This extreme loss further validated the goal of Butterfly - to support and encourage one another in entrepreneurship, to create further awareness of the need for flex-hours, part-time, consulting, the opportunity to telecommute and/or whatever else it may take for women to thrive at work and at home.
We are now a bit over Butterfly’s two-year mark and are saddened to learn that, according to President Obama, the current unemployment rate is approximately 14.1 million people (although some suspect this number to be closer to 20 million).
Now, more than ever, we urge you to scour Butterfly’s
Job Search Board
as there are jobs listed from employers in many different areas that you mat qualify for, inquire about the flex opportunities listed on Butterfly’s
, employ one another, reach out to our Career EXPERT,
for career advice, read the
and please do not lose hope. Remember, as moms, we bring a lot of to the table!
There are nearly 6,100
of the Butterfly community to lean on and over 100,000 following
on Twitter! And that, my friends, IS something to celebrate!
In our attempt to recognize and further celebrate our 100K Twitter family, and to encourage them to join our Butterfly family, we want you to help us shout out (or at least tweet). Those twitter followers who register to become a (FREE) member of
, by July 30
, 2011, will be entered to win an EDITIORIAL FEATURE in Butterfly’s "Weekly Wings" email blast AND a brand-spanking new KINDLE.
To enter, simply RT:
#100kNetworkMoms & Register (free) on
by 7/30/11 to win a KINDLE-celebrating our 100K followers!(Network is what we do!)
The larger we grow, the more support we have, the bigger the force we become -- and the more opportunities we all have -- as women and as mothers.
Co-Founder and Mother
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