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Yes, I know the two things a woman is not supposed to reveal are her age or her weight, but I think we’ve been too defensive, especially about age. I just hit the Big Five-oh! and thank God I’m reveling in it. In 1971, when Loving Care...

Several weeks ago, my iRelaunch co-founder Carol Cohen wrote a blog about nurses returning to work after a career break. For some reason, the blog unleashed a torrent of comments, mostly from young nurses complaining about old nurses or old...

Introduction by Carol Fishman Cohen

Daily Grommet, home  of "Citizen Commerce™," is in their words, "an online marketplace where you can discover and buy inventive, new products and learn their true stories." Grommet is not only...

People send us their return-to-work stories on a regular basis and we read each and every one. We have always been, and continue to be inspired by the resourcefulness, determination, and thoughtfulness demonstrated by relaunchers in their quest...

Three days after iRelaunch‘s Return to Work Conferencein New York, there are a number of highlights that have stuck with me. Here they are:

Get a business card. It should include your name, email address (a professional one), a phone...

This is a reprint of a guest blog we wrote for The Glass Hammer.

In the June issue of INC Magazine, Patagonia founder Yvon Chouinard is interviewed about a range of topics relating to managing and motivating employees. When asked at...

A typical weekend morning; I'm on Twitter for a bit. I take a look at one of my favorite people to follow, @johnsonwhitney (Whitney Johnson, President, Rose Park Advisors, and HBR blogger), who always has something insightful to say. One of her...

Last week, I was a guest at an iRelaunch Return-to-Work Conference in Atlanta. It is always a pleasure to have a chance to hear from recruiters, and, in this case, also from a number of women who returned to work after taking some time off. Carol...


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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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