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Package Yourself, General, Work-Life Balance, Personal Readiness and Workplace Options

Transitions can be difficult as they involve change. But those same transitions are growth opportunities where we can learn more about ourselves and focus on the potential we have for growth. Just as there may have been challenges when you made...

Plan for the New Job, Caregivers & Other Supports, Work-Life Balance, Flexible Work: Part-time & Remote

Previously published on Grown and Flown

Most people who take a career break to stay home and care for their children can anticipate a point in the future when that job will be done. But parents of children with special needs cannot...

General, Plan for the New Job, Stay Connected & Network, Personal Readiness and Workplace Options

With 2019 finally here, February is a wonderful time to fine tune your relaunch plans and set your next career in action.  As a life and business coach, I am asked countless times for the top books I recommend to my clients. My office...

General, Interviews, Plan for the New Job, Stay Connected & Network, General, Informational Interviews, General

Now, we all know that feeling of opening our closets and staring blankly into the fashion abyss that has been lovingly cobbled together over years and maybe decades (those super soft jeans, your selection of athleisure separates that if we'...

Package Yourself, Elevator Pitch, General, Compensation, Work-Life Balance, Refresh Your Skills, Stay Connected & Network, General

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...

Package Yourself, Elevator Pitch, General, Interviews, Resume, Social Media Profile, Validate Past Skills & Experience, Plan for the New Job, Refresh Your Skills, Stay Connected & Network, Former Colleagues, Informational Interviews, Social Media, Personal Readiness and Workplace Options, General, Timing

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...

Plan for the New Job, Caregivers & Other Supports, Work-Life Balance, General

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...

Package Yourself, Career Transitions, Plan for the New Job, Work-Life Balance, Strategic Volunteering & Non-Profit Boards, Flexible Work: Part-time & Remote

Q: Where did you grow up and attend school?
A: I was born in Boston, Massachusetts, grew up in Glastonbury, CT, and received my Bachelors of Arts in English at Boston College in 2016.

Q: Can you tell us about your family?
A:...

Package Yourself, Career Transitions, Plan for the New Job, Personal Readiness and Workplace Options

 

Yes, Spring has most certainly sprung! Suddenly we find ourselves reorganizing our closets (reinvigorated by the very thought of ‘spring cleaning’) and dreaming up all the ways in which we can lighten up our daily look. Without...

Package Yourself, Career Transitions, Interviews, Plan for the New Job, Refresh Your Skills, Stay Connected & Network, Strategic Volunteering & Non-Profit Boards, Personal Readiness and Workplace Options, Strategic Volunteering

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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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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