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General, Interviews, General, General, General

You did it! You figured out what type of work you want to do upon your return from a career break, you have your resume and LinkedIn profile "just right," you applied to various open positions, and you successfully networked your way to a job...

General, Interviews, Validate Past Skills & Experience

Nancy, a financial technology sales professional, took an 8-1/2 year career break to parent her two children and was preparing to relaunch in the same industry.  She was excited about a job posting for an ideal position at a major media...

Package Yourself, General, Interviews, Plan for the New Job, Refresh Your Skills, Stay Connected & Network

It's 2017! Maybe you are considering taking a career break. Or perhaps you are on career break and this is your time to return to work. Follow these great tips to be best positioned for returning to work after your career break, or to start...

Package Yourself

“Welcome everyone! We are going to start now and I can’t wait for us to experience this incredible day!  This day is about learning the best return to work strategies, having conversations with employers who understand the value that we,...

Package Yourself, General, Validate Past Skills & Experience

At our iRelaunch Return-to-Work Conference "iRelaunch Coaches Advise on the Relaunch Process" breakout session, we had many questions we could not get to. We decided to answer one a month in our newsletter!

Q: Three questions related to...

Relaunchers often ask me this question, hoping for a simple response.  But there is no universal answer. It depends. There are various external factors influencing the process, such as the supply and demand of the job market, the...

Customizing your resume is well worth the effort because it will increase your chances of passing the ATS (Applicant Tracking Software) screening. Furthermore, you will be more attractive to a human reader when your resume is aligned with the...

Package Yourself, General, Stay Connected & Network

Eventbrite, an event management company, came to us for suggestions on how to make the most of attending a conference.  See the cool infographic they created for us summarizing our suggestions! We elaborate in more detail below.


Package Yourself, Social Media Profile
How relevant is social media for relaunchers in the job search process? The answer is very. Used correctly, social media provides invaluable opportunities for relaunchers to make connections, achieve visibility and understand what employers in...
General, Interviews, Resume, Validate Past Skills & Experience

We all know that a thorough job search process takes a good deal of time, attention and emotional energy. These are valuable resources you’ll want to invest wisely. Once you realize an approach is not working, rather than become discouraged, I...


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