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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...

The “Back to School” stage of the summer has begun – you are buying school supplies, new clothes, preparing for activities, lunches, and piano practice. But where do YOU fit into the busyness? Let’s make sure that you have not forgotten...

Changing the paradigm of returning to work after a career break - it's a task we take seriously every day. You might be wondering what a typical day looks like, the steps we take to make this change happen for you, and the...

I’m not sure I fully realized how difficult it is to write about yourself until I polished off an entire bag of licorice allsorts just trying to get this first sentence out. For those of you unfamiliar with licorice allsorts, they are their own...

Hi, I’m Michelle Friedman and I treasure my relationship with Carol Fishman Cohen and the entire amazing iRelaunch team. In addition to the work I do as an executive coach and organizational consultant in my own firm, Advancing Women’s Careers,...

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Many successful relaunchers consider volunteerism and nonprofit work as part of their relaunch journey. In a previous blog post of ours, “Building Skills Through Strategic Volunteering,” iRelaunch Career Coach, Mary Beth Barrett Newman, said, “...

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