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A recruiter just reached out to me about an opportunity I’m interested in. I’m currently 5 months pregnant - wwyd?

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Depends on maternity leave you’d be giving up and if you would qualify at new company. At least that was my thought process with my newborn

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Go for it

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Go for it. If you get an offer, find out if they will match whatever maternity benefits you’d be giving up. If they agree, get it in writing.

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Ensure you specifically find out parental leave if there under a year. My company has 8 weeks if under a year of employment

Absolutely talk to them. I have placed candidates who are 8 1/2 months pregnant. I’m a career mom too. The right employer is looking at you for the long term hire, so an upcoming maternity leave is a non issue.

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💯 go for it

Always take the first phone call

Go for it!

Always entertain the conversation! I would learn more about their benefits package (aka paid maternity leave) without showing your cards upfront.

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