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Hello and Welcome!
My name is Janet Peterson. I just joined iRelaunch as the Business Development Executive after taking a 5-year career break and becoming a student of the iRelaunch Return to Work Roadmap. As I was preparing to write this article, I wanted to include words of encouragement to other Relaunchers...

My career and work ethic were developed at the early age of 10 years old!  Our family owned four (4) Burger King franchises so not working was definitely NOT AN OPTION. We were...

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If you’ve been following along thus far, my...

“Not only was this liberating and clarifying for me on what it was I wanted to do, but it also...
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This month is Global Diversity Month. It’s a...

The two global centers of corporate return to work programming activity outside of the U.S. are the...
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Being in a relaunch mode can drastically lower...

1. Your Inner Critic Does Not Speak the Truth  Our inner critic is often fueled by fear and...
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In honor of this week’s literary themed...

In the past, we’ve featured blog posts on books specifically for relaunchers, shared the iRelaunch...
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It’s no secret that relaunchers struggle with...

Stop apologizing, say Katty Kay and Claire Shipman in their book, The Confidence Code; then start “...
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Hello!  My name is Jennifer Howland and I had the privilege of joining iRelaunch in March 2020...
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Last time,...

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Scripts & Dialogues
We answer questions from our relauncher...
This week's topics: Connecting on LinkedIn before or after meeting a colleague, client, or other...
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We answer questions from our relauncher...
This week's topics: Reconnecting with former colleagues on LinkedIn after many years – without...
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We answer questions from our relauncher...
This week's topics: How to talk about coursework in two “tell me about yourself” situations - after...

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