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Sailing on treacherous seas: When part time becomes full time – Rochester Business Journal

Experts say that when you’re negotiating, your best bet is to be honest and focused on solutions. When you’re discussing your concerns that part-time work can amount to full time, make sure you have data to back that up, says Evan Harris, founder of SD Equity Partners in San Francisco.

As you negotiate, take care to think about the effect of your schedule changes on your team. “As a manager, you should never expect those below you to put in extra hours when you’re not doing the same. Given your position, you may be able to negotiate a better deal for yourself, but it could cause a ripple effect when others see that you’re working fewer hours,” says Elizabeth Becker, a recruiting expert and client partner for Protech, a Florida tech staffing firm specializing in executive, tech sales and IT positions.

“Good managers look out for their entire team to make sure they’re getting what they need to succeed—like going home at a reasonable hour to be with their families,” she says.

Read the full article on Rochester Business Journal: http://rbj.net/2016/11/04/sailing-on-treacherous-seas-when-part-time-becomes-full-time/

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Elizabeth is the Marketing Manager at PROTECH. Comments and feedback can be directed to her at elizabethb@protechfl.com.