iRelaunch Return to Work Conference

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Our 24th iRelaunch Return to Work Conference will be held Tuesday, May 7, 2019 in Stanford, CA

Get the most effective return to work strategies and career advice.
Make top employer and peer connections...all in one day.


"iRelaunch, a marketplace to connect what it calls “relaunchers” with companies looking to hire more diverse talent, hosts an annual conference that is a go-to in the re-entry space." --- Vogue Magazine

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Since we launched our first Return to Work Conference in 2008, over 6,000 professionals have joined us for a jam-packed day of expert guidance and concrete direction, and to talk to employers about job opportunities.

Good news. More than 50 percent of attendees relaunched their careers within one year of our conference, most within six months.

Who Should Attend

Any returning professional who:

  • Has taken time off to raise children, care for aging or ill relatives, volunteer, pursue a personal interest, focus on a personal health issue, or other reasons
  • Feels isolated or stuck
  • Is eager to learn proven job-search strategies that work in today’s economy
  • Wants to meet employers interested in hiring relaunchers
  • Is interested in meeting other relaunchers
  • Is ready to start the next phase of her or his career journey

What To Expect

  • iRelaunch CEO Carol Fishman Cohen's Keynote: “Back on the Career Track: Top Strategies for Returning to Work," continually updated!
  • Special Presentation on Resumes, LinkedIn profiles, and Interviewing and more - What Relaunchers Need to Know
  • Panel of Employers Discussing Best Job Search Advice for Relaunchers - through both reentry internships programs and direct hiring
  • Breakout Sessions featuring Employers and Relaunchers from a range of companies and functional disciplines plus "Assessing Career Options Workshop" - Get clarify on your career goals and figure out exactly what you want to do
  • An opportunity to meet in small groups with relaunchers, sponsor representatives and career coaches to learn, network and get your questions answered
  • EMPLOYERS Who Want to Meet and Hire YOU
  • Hundreds of Experienced, Educated Relaunchers Just Like You!
  • A Judgment-Free Zone in Which Employers and Participants are NOT Concerned About Your Career Gap!


You Will Leave With:

  • The beginnings of a personalized return to work plan
  • Connections with employers interested in hiring relaunchers
  • Knowledge of the top strategies for your relaunch
  • A network of peer relaunchers
  • Confidence, energy and optimism!
  • And much more!


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2018 Stanford Conference Speakers
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