CONTRIBUTING CAREER COACH
CareerBuilder.com, September 2013
CANADIAN BUSINESS MAGAZINE, April 2013
Ask McArdle: Will taking stress leave hurt my career?
CANADIAN BUSINESS MAGAZINE, January 2013
Ask McArdle: Eating Gold?
The Edmonton Journal, Jan.31 2009
Chandler advises women to keep their eyes open and observe how female colleagues with families are perceived and treated. If they’re not supported, you might want to move on to a company that is truly family-friendly before you start your family.
The Vancouver Sun, Feb.7 2009
“Whenever you decide to start a family, Vancouver career coach Jennifer Chandler advises women to carefully scrutinize their workplace first — even companies with family-friendly reputations…”
The Edmonton Journal, Feb. 7 2009
Although it’s unlikely you’ll lose your job because of maternity leave, she [Jennifer Chandler] does recommend that women do all they can to reinforce their professional reputation before they leave — which means trying to stick around until your last day…
The Vancouver Sun, Feb. 14 2009
“There are laws in place that require employers to provide a job for permanent employees after they’ve returned from mat leave — either the job they had before they left, or something comparable. But despite the law, many women are still concerned, says Vancouver career coach Jennifer Chandler…”
The Edmonton Journal, Feb. 14 2009
“You have to prepare the body, mind and spirit to go back to the sights, sounds and smells of work,” says Vancouver career coach Jennifer Chandler. After all, “if you’ve kept up a small portion of your professional self, it’s not as shocking to the body…”