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Ah, the hats. You wear so many. In fact, you wear so many hats that it’s likely that the one labeled “adult daughter” or “adult son” didn’t even cross your mind. It did sneak up on top of your head gradually, in the form of the occasional missing detail that you noticed when you were on the phone with your mom, or the couple of times you found expired milk in her fridge. Then, before you know it you are paying bills, managing doctors’ appointments, and doing grocery shopping not just for the family under your roof, but also for your parent. You, my friend, are an “adult child”- and if you are also caring for children at home, you’re not only wearing the adult child hat, but you’re assuming the identity of a “sandwich generation” adult child. Add it to your resume, paste it into your email signature, and add the “AD” or “AS” after your name, because it is a full-time job, and likely one that you never signed up for and maybe didn’t even realize you had become.

So now that we’ve dusted off the hat and come to the realization that this is a role you occupy, can we talk about the balance? Because if you’re doing it smoothly, without feeling completely...

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I followed a traditional career...

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I have worked in the financial services...

In 2015 I had a child and it was the hardest time in my life and I needed time to adjust. So, I...
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Are you on a career break and thinking about...

Your resume and LinkedIn profile are only 20% of the job search equation.  Social media is...
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After a 17 year career break, I found I was...

I was a single mom with three beautiful kids to support and I needed to start making money. This...
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Relaunching your career can be overwhelming at...


Relaunching your career can be overwhelming at times, especially if you do not know where to begin...
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This is your year! You've decided that in 2021...

While all of the activities above are effective steps in the relaunch process, your first activity...
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Think you need a formal Return to Work program...

Jennifer Cupp proved it is possible—and (even better) her “how to” plan is replicable. ...

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