Personal Readiness and Workplace Options

My first experience with podcasts was during my career break. I had purchased the iRelaunch Return to Work Roadmap and some of the roadmap steps included listening to specially-selected episodes of the “3, 2, 1 iRelaunch” podcast. All I had to do...

Clear Your Schedule

It may seem obvious but honor the time you have put aside for this conference and make sure no other commitments bleed into your calendar. Let your family know the blocks of time/days you will be in virtual sessions...

Instead of giving up on returnships, consider trying to develop your own. It may be worth it: Returnships are highly valuable opportunities for relaunchers. Running approximately three to twelve months, these programs provide structured platforms...

Having observed many clients on their relaunch journey, one of the things I’ve noticed is how often there is a reawakening to the strengths, qualities and attributes they’ve taken for granted and often don’t realize the applicability of these...

In 2015 I had a child and it was the hardest time in my life and I needed time to adjust. So, I took some time off and thought I would get back into the workforce after 6 months.


Two years later after countless coffee chats...

In the past, we’ve featured blog posts on books specifically for relaunchers, shared the iRelaunch team’s summer reads back in 2017, and we even launched our very first iRelaunch Book Club virtually this year featuring the book “Comeback Careers...

Stop apologizing, say Katty Kay and Claire Shipman in their book, The Confidence Code; then start “acting and risking and failing.” If this sounds counter-intuitive, check out with these five tips from The Confidence Code to learn some surprising...

Hello!  My name is Jennifer Howland and I had the privilege of joining iRelaunch in March 2020 as Managing Director.   Prior to joining iRelaunch, I had a fulfilling 35-year career at IBM from which I retired at the end of 2019.  ...

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Self-Reflection Phase:

I took out my latest resume and dug up my most recent performance evaluations to...

This week's topics: Connecting on LinkedIn before or after meeting a colleague, client, or other person at a conference, event or once on the job

Question #1: 
What do I write on a LinkedIn invitation to someone who doesn't...


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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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