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 This week, I'm going to write about relaunching into politics, starting with ... guess who ...

That's right. Sarah Palin. When all the news junkies were googling to find out more about Palin's VP qualifications, I was trolling the...

Returning to work after a career break, or "relaunching," in the face of a divorce brings special challenges. You may have immediate financial need and feel especially emotionally vulnerable. But you shouldn't be any less strategic than if you...

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“I signed on to use [reputable on line job board firm] for three months. Yesterday, they gave me a “free” resume critique and pretty much slammed my resume as weak and ineffective. Of course they want $725 to rewrite it. I...

It’s common knowledge that most people get their jobs through someone they know. What’s less well-known is that most people get their jobs through someone they do not know very well. That’s because if someone within your inner circle...

Through our company, iRelaunch.com, my co-author and business partner Vivian Steir Rabin and I have presented our career reentry strategies to nearly 10,000 people at 150 events since 2006. We keep a running list of our top job search...

Note from Carol Fishman Cohen:  I was interviewed by NY Working Moms Examiner Amy Impellizzeri in advance of our Career Relaunch Forum one day return to work conference coming to the NY Tri State area on October 29. The article is reprinted in...

I’m not one to overly obsess about my Twitter following, but about six months ago, I couldn’t help noticing that I was attracting followers at a pace rivaling the comment rate on Yahoo! Shine’s coverage of Michelle Obama’s new hairdo!  A...

Today is Military Spouse Appreciation Day and the official launch day of the brand new National Military Spouse Network (NMSN). The NMSN is a professional development and networking organization for military spouses, with a focus on helping...

It started with this question in Sue Shellenbarger’s Wall Street Journal Work & Family Mailbox Q and A from an at-home dad wanting advice on returning to work:

“I enjoyed your article on stay-at-home moms returning to work. Do you...

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A mid-career internship is a wonderful springboard back into the workforce.

“The 40-Year-Old Intern:“ Carol Fishman Cohen’s celebrated Harvard Business Review article about mid-career internships.

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