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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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We answer questions from our relauncher...

This week's topics: (1) answering the "tell me about yourself" question and (2) how to talk...
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These are unprecedented times right now....

As an Executive Leadership Coach, I continuously hear my clients pleading… "but how do I get back...
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In my last post on grappling with imposter syndrome, I shared some of the strategies that I...
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Is a lack of confidence getting in the way of a successful relaunch?  If so, you’re not alone...
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Here’s what you need to know ... 

This is the toughest job market relaunchers have ever faced, and the challenge of relaunching in...
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When I began writing this blog, I took a moment to re-read a post Carol wrote in November 2008...
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Soft skills, competing in today's job market,...

It seems that we all have more questions than answers these days. Fortunately, on the iRelaunch...
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National Military Appreciation Month (NMAM) is celebrated every May and is a presidential...
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Are you ready to relaunch? The list below is derived from countless discussions with relaunching...
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A job search under the best conditions is stressful. The COVID-19 pandemic has exponentially...

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