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I graduated from Worcester Polytechnic Institute (WPI) with a Masters in Electrical & Biomedical Engineering at the age of 22, while pregnant with my first child. Taking a 9-year hiatus after college to raise a family and live overseas, I...

Watch this quick video to find out how recruiters use information on LinkedIn profiles.

CFC: Your career history includes senior roles at one of Boston’s top law firms, in Massachusetts State government and the Federal Trade Commission, and since 2007 as President of Bentley University. Can you talk about your transitions from...

Last week, iRelaunch was highlighted in a series of New YorkTimes articles about relaunching careers by veteran reporter Jennifer Preston and Motherlode lead writer and editor KJ Dell'Antonia. In the final piece released last...

One of the most common situations in which relaunchers find themselves is having a hiring manager tell them they are overqualified for a particular position. 

What employers sometimes do not realize is that...

The following question was posed on a moms' listserve and the author gave us permission to post on our blog:

"After spending time at home with my baby, I am ready to go back to work and have been actively interviewing. Given the...

The question below about resume do-overs recently came in as a discussion on our iRelaunch LinkedIn group. Since this is a topic that we get a lot of questions about, we wanted to share Carol Fishman Cohen's answer.  Please feel free to join...

LinkedIn profiles typically appear among the top search engine results when people search by name. iRelaunch Co-Founder Carol Fishman Cohen explains why your LinkedIn profile should be 100% complete in this "Tip of the Week." (please...

iRelaunch Co-Founder Carol Fishman Cohen talks about the importance of personal appearance once you are serious about returning to work. Click here to watch.

For more information, see this Forbes article regarding the right attire in...

We've been following return-to-work stories since 2001 when my co-author, Vivian Steir Rabin, interviewed me about my return to work after 11 years out of the full-time workforce as part of a collection of "relaunch success...


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A mid-career internship is a wonderful springboard back into the workforce.

“The 40-Year-Old Intern:“ Carol Fishman Cohen’s celebrated Harvard Business Review article about mid-career internships.

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