How Not to Sabotage a Job Search  
9/14/2010 5:28:38 PM

I once took my six-week-old daughter on a job interview. The magazine bureau chief who asked me to come in knew I was on maternity leave and said it was fine if my baby tagged along. But I never anticipated she'd start screaming halfway through the conversation and I'd have to excuse myself to nurse her. Not surprisingly, I never heard from the editor again.