Refresh Your Skills

Get the know-how you need to get back to work – in class, virtually or via e-learning.

Being open to new experiences and diverse opportunities is at the forefront of becoming a lifelong student. When we emerge from our cozy comfort zones and stretch ourselves, the magic of learning and the thirst for knowledge and creativity shine...

Beth, an international brand marketing executive, had taken a ten-year break from work. When she felt it was time to return, she was excited, yet overwhelmed. With three young children and a husband who traveled frequently, her ideal was to start...

A spousal Individual Retirement Account (IRA) may not be considered a traditional Valentine’s gift, but the work, planning, thought and care that go into funding and growing a spousal IRA can be a testimony of present love and care - now and...

I received all of my university-level education, both undergraduate and graduate, from the University of Toronto in Canada, a world-renowned university that is very rich, rigorous, and intense in its curriculum. What I am trying to say is that...

As we enter our fourth year co-leading the STEM Re-entry Task Force with the Society of Women Engineers and nearly 25 global companies to pilot, implement and expand return to work programs for technical relaunchers, we have collected some of the...

Perhaps you decided a while ago to reenter the workforce. The thing is you decided ... a while ago. You’re still looking and starting to feel rejected and unmotivated, which leads to a concerning lack of enthusiasm. Your search...

By the title of this post alone, you might guess that my original professional frame of reference may be a few decades old. And you’d be right. Add to that a number of career breaks over the years, and you’ll understand how this familiar song (...

Imagine wanting to relaunch or continue your career but your spouse’s work requires moving every two to three years, often to remote or rural places without many opportunities. Imagine that your spouse must leave the country for several months at...

The first time I attended an iRelaunch Return to Work Conference was in 2011. I had just been hired by iRelaunch Chair and Co-founder, Carol Fishman Cohen, and believe it or not, I was just as nervous as any relauncher attending. At that time, I...

If self-promotion while networking doesn't come naturally for you (and let's face it, networking can be hard enough without the added pressure of touting your skills to the degree you've earned them) then we have a suggestion you'll love. In this...

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A 5-Phase online workbook and support program to help you go from relaunch readiness assessment to negotiating your benefits package. Your self-paced tool for returning to work. 

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Success Stories

Success Stories

Motivation, inspiration and ideas to shape your own story. Find your role models.


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"The Bible of Career Reentry"

"The Bible of Career Reentry"

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