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LinkedIn unveiled on March 30 that its users would now have the option of adding the statuses "stay-at-home mom", "stay-at-home dad" and "stay-at-home parent" on their online CVs.

This addition was made after an article on the subject written by journalist Heather Bolen, reports

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It is now possible to choose the "stay-at-home parent" status on LinkedIn

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Other changes to come

In the article, the journalist regretted the “lack of flexibility” of LinkedIn regarding the professional status of women.

The platform did not in fact offer the possibility of indicating changes and alterations in the professional career of women linked, for example, to maternity leave.

After this addition, LinkedIn wants to go further.

The platform announced that it will soon offer its users to "create separate CV sections for 'work breaks' - clearly demarcated from the rest of their paid work experience," said Bef Ayenew, engineering manager at LinkedIn. , in



Ten reasons for interruption will be available to complete these new sections, including: parental leave, family leave or sabbatical leave.

Finally, in the future, users should also be able to add “gender pronouns” to their profiles.


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