When I had my first interview with HubSpot, I’d been a proud Californian for exactly two weeks. I cringed as I emailed my recruiter, “I’m so excited for this opportunity, but I just moved -- and I can’t do it again.” His reply was swift and easy, “Oh, that’s no problem, we’re open to this position working remote.”Once I’d stopped popping bottles in disbelief over my good luck, the reality set in. Could I do it? Was I cut out for remote work? Would I feel cut off from the company and my role? HubSpot makes it look easy, but there are a lot of logistics, planning, and thoughtfulness that go into hiring a new remote ... Read More
I’d only been back to work from maternity leave for a few weeks when my son came down with an awful cold. My husband took him to the doctor and they gave us some advice: The more you can breastfeed him, directly from your body versus pumping, the faster he’ll get better.
That was my honest reaction to my first conflict between motherhood and my career.Read More