Don’t Let Menopause Derail Your Career

Here are some steps you can take if menopause symptoms are affecting your job, including talking to your manager — you might receive more support than you think you will.

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With a 40-year career as a CEO and in the prime of my career, I am acutely aware of the many health-related challenges unique to working women throughout their lives. After all, I began my career well before the first maternity leave was passed, and I remember spending my first pregnancy hiding my bump from my work colleagues for as long as possible.

Today, I am a passionate advocate for life options and am confident that our way to the future is to attract and keep the best talent across all life stages. More companies are offering fertility support, lactation rooms, childcare benefits and even college counseling services, supporting new mothers all the way through to an empty nest.

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Terry Weber
CEO, Biote

Terry Weber, CEO and executive consultant, has transformed the business models of health care, retail and automotive industry giants. Terry is known for being a disruptive leader, building extraordinary, high-performing, high-functioning teams and successfully navigating diverse industry sectors, seamlessly adapting them to the changing landscape of business and technological innovation.