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Everything from resume building to negotiating the job offer - tips and strategies for success.

This week's topics: Connecting on LinkedIn before or after meeting a colleague, client, or other person at a conference, event or once on the job

Question #1: 
What do I write on a LinkedIn invitation to someone who doesn't...

This week's topics: Reconnecting with former colleagues on LinkedIn after many years – without coming across as awkward or opportunistic

Question #1: 
I’ve been out of touch with my former colleague for years. What do I say when I...

This week's topics: How to talk about coursework in two “tell me about yourself” situations - after a long career break and when transitioning to a new field

Question #1: 
I had a long career break, so I took a course as part of...

This week's topics: (1) answering the "tell me about yourself" question and (2) how to talk about your career break in an interview

Question #1: 
How do I answer the "tell me about yourself" question succinctly, without...

As an Executive Leadership Coach, I continuously hear my clients pleading… "but how do I get back to the way life use to be?" They are fervently seeking a magic wand to rewind to February 2020 or before we even witnessed the term COVID-19....

Mastering remote work is all about finding the right tools to stay productive and connected. But with remote work becoming more and more popular, how will you know which tools are the best for you? No fear, iRelaunch is here! Since iRelaunch has...

In my last post on grappling with imposter syndrome, I shared some of the strategies that I leveraged to push back against this all too common narrative that our internal voices perpetuate. I want to revisit one of these strategies and dig deeper...

Is a lack of confidence getting in the way of a successful relaunch?  If so, you’re not alone!  Whether it’s been 10 years, 10 months or 10 weeks since you were last in the workforce, the majority of people experience some type of self-...

This is the toughest job market relaunchers have ever faced, and the challenge of relaunching in this environment rests on top of the stress, grief and logistical wrangling our community (and the world beyond) has dealt with every day since the...

When I began writing this blog, I took a moment to re-read a post Carol wrote in November 2008 (in the midst on the 2007-2009 "Great Recession) entitled "Who's Hiring? We're Naming Names!" Carol wrote, "This past Wednesday, 120...


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