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    Default WWYD? New job vs ttc ?

    Hi fellow hubbers

    I'm in a dilemma at the moment !

    I have a second interview for a job that I would love to take, only issue is that I will most likely ovulate on the day of the interview lol.

    I am in two frames of minds as:

    Current job - 18 weeks maternity leave, high pay, can work remotely, flexible hours, HIGHLY STRESSFUL, and not exactly happy

    new job - 14 weeks maternity leave, no working remotely, flexible hours, lower pay by approx. $10K.


    WWYD?

    Aghhh so confused!!

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    If the new job is going to make family life easier and less stressful, I would go to the interview. As for when to TTC, you never know how long it will take. You could be lucky and fall first go or it take months.

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    My current job is good with flexibility esp seeing we already have 2 dd's....
    As for ttc - this will be our fourth month since my miscarriage, so 7 months all up! Could be that im not falling pregnant due to the high stress though. @BabyG4

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    Would you even be entitled to Maternity leave if you fell pregnant straight away?
    I thought you had to be in a company for 12 months before that entitlement kicked in?

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    Quote Originally Posted by giveitago View Post
    Would you even be entitled to Maternity leave if you fell pregnant straight away?
    I thought you had to be in a company for 12 months before that entitlement kicked in?
    I don't think they even have to hold her job if she's been there less than a year

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    Quote Originally Posted by giveitago View Post
    Would you even be entitled to Maternity leave if you fell pregnant straight away?
    I thought you had to be in a company for 12 months before that entitlement kicked in?
    Ive been at my current job for 6 years so entitled to mat leave. If i left for the new job we would put ttc on hold for 4 months until i was able to serve 12 months... hence my dilema of putting ttc on hold if deciding to go for the new job.


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    I don't think they even have to hold her job if she's been there less than a year
    Last edited by crt22; 07-10-2016 at 19:58.

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    Default WWYD? New job vs ttc ?

    Quote Originally Posted by crt22 View Post
    My current job is good with flexibility esp seeing we already have 2 dd's....
    As for ttc - this will be our fourth month since my miscarriage, so 7 months all up! Could be that im not falling pregnant due to the high stress though. @BabyG4
    Could definitely see how a high stress job could take a toll on your body and even pregnancy. Would you be happier in the new job with a pay cut and stopping TTCing for the next few months?
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    I wonder if the stress of a new job requiring ttc to be put on hold could create a new stress and pressures that I'm not sure would be worth it but then I'm a pretty cautious person

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    I would stay in current job due to higher pay, longer mat leave, and flexibility.
    So hard to find flexibility in a job.

    Granted the high stress takes a massive toll but with those three pros it would work for me.

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    Quote Originally Posted by DT75 View Post
    I would stay in current job due to higher pay, longer mat leave, and flexibility.
    So hard to find flexibility in a job.

    Granted the high stress takes a massive toll but with those three pros it would work for me.
    Thats whats the difficult part - having the flexibility, esp with having young kids - not easy to find as you say.

    Only thing is im not sure if in 15 months time the company im working for now will be around......


 

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