Personal Readiness and Workplace Options

With kids back in school, this is the time of year that many mothers think about going back to work, or “relaunching” their careers as we call it. What distinguishes these women from other stay-at-home moms seeking to return to work? Are...

We told our Relaunch Success Story to the Morgan Stanley Smith Barney Women Financial Advisors Forum. Morgan Stanley Smith Barney is hiring financial advisors across the country and they are interested in women relaunchers - women who are returning...

Before the holidays, I had the singular pleasure of addressing a roomful of female high school juniors and seniors on the subject of careers. A close friend, who is the principal of an all girls parochial school in the Washington, D.C. area...

Introduction by Carol Fishman Cohen

Daily Grommet, home  of "Citizen Commerce™," is in their words, "an online marketplace where you can discover and buy inventive, new products and learn their true stories." Grommet is not only...

I received the following e-mail from one of the attendees of our iRelaunch Return to Work Conference:

“I’ve run into what seems to be a couple of good career opportunities with employers of small, growing companies who believe that I...

Watch this short video to learn how you can find opportunities where you least expect them.

This week's iRelaunch Return to Work Tip of the Week is: Volunteering Can Lead to Paid Work. It is common knowledge at this point to engage in what we call "strategic volunteering" while you are on career break, including while you are in...

Consider opportunities in academia when returning to the workforce after a career break. We are not only talking about teaching positions, but all the jobs required to run an academic institution, from IT specialists to librarians to fundraising...

Introduction by Carol Fishman Cohen

LeeAnn Dance is a 48 year old mother of four from Virginia who was out of the full-time workforce for 13 years. She documented the stages of her relaunch in a blog called "Back in Force: Returning to...

This is a reprint of a guest blog we wrote for
With the national unemployment rate still running at 9.6% (and California’s at a depressing 12.8% as of early July), women who have been out of the workforce are...


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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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“Thank you for the opportunity to share my story with iRelaunch readers. I was one of those readers inspired by the amazing stories of people just like me returning to work. Their stories and the support of iRelaunch confirmed my career was there for the taking again.”

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