How Not to Sabotage a Job Search

Published: Sep 16, 2010

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.

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