By delivering problem-solving ideas with a positive tone, you make the process easier for your manager, thus fostering a successful outcome to your negotiations.
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Those problem-solving ideas for work coverage, plus step-by-step details for negotiating a maternity leave and transition-back-to-work plan are found in Max Maternity Leave.
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