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3, 2, 1 iRelaunch Podcast

Normalizing career breaks™

...for relaunchers everywhere

Featured as a "Top Career Podcast" since its inception in 2017, 3, 2, 1 iRelaunch is our podcast focused on getting you Back on the Career Track and making your return to work smooth and successful. We feature strategies, advice and success stories about returning to work after a career break.

Our full episode listing is below. It is regularly updated with new episodes. If you're not sure where to dive in, get your feet wet with one of our mini-series: Managing Through a Prolonged Job SearchRelaunching in Senior RolesMilitary Spouse Relaunches and Longest Career Break Relaunches. The entire mini-series library is here.

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Episode 71: Charting a Career Path that Works for You with Kathryn Sollmann

Kathryn Sollmann, author of “Ambition Redefined: Why the Corner Office Doesn't Work for Every Woman and What to Do Instead,” joins Carol to discuss the importance of finding your own definition of ambition and success. Using lessons learned from her own career progression, as well as discussions and anecdotes from…

Episode 70: Negotiating Roles and Responsibilities in a Dual-Relauncher Family with Kathy Preble Bayert

One of the earliest relaunchers to go through a formal career reentry program (Returnship@SaraLee), Kathy Preble Bayert describes her return to work journey after having children. Hear how Kathy believes her career path choices have shaped who she is as leader and as parent, and about her husband's subsequent decision…

Episode 69: "Understand How the System Works, and Make it Work for You" with Mac Prichard

Are you spending your job-searching time wisely? Mac Prichard, founder and publisher of the “Mac’s List” job board and host of the "Find Your Dream Job" podcast joins Carol for an instructive discussion about the importance of defining your career goals and developing a solid job-search strategy before you look…

Episode 68: Best Advice for Relaunchers Special Holiday Compilation Episode

Combining the "Best Piece of Advice" from 14 episodes of "3, 2, 1, iRelaunch," you'll hear from guests including NBC's TODAY show financial editor, Jean Chatzsky; former editor-in-chief of Cosmopolitan, Kate White; Ladders Founder and CEO, Marc Cenedella; "The Lawyer Whisperer," Julie Brush; authors of The Ambition Decisions, Elizabeth Wallace…

Episode 67: The Perennial Project – Redefining a Demographic with Barbara Warren

Seasoned entrepreneur and two-time relauncher Barbara Warren, founder of the successful brands White + Warren cashmere and B3.0 luxury activewear, always defined herself through her career. But when Barbara decided to take a career break at a crucial time in her children’s lives, it gave her the opportunity to explore…

Episode 66: "Keep Showing Up - The Importance of Perseverance in Your Relaunch" with Dawna Levenson

Relauncher and career transitioner Dawna Levenson joins Carol in this lively and informative look at how 18 years at Accenture and a 5-year career break ultimately led to Dawna's current role as Assistant Dean and Co-Lead of the Admissions team at MIT Sloan School of Management. Hear how Dawna's career…

Episode 64: Best Advice for Relaunchers Special Compilation Episode

Combining the "Best Piece of Advice" from 14 episodes of "3, 2, 1, iRelaunch," you'll hear from guests including the author of "Meet 100 People" Pat Hedley, LinkedIn staff instructor Oliver Schinkten, divorce coach and co-founder of "SAS for Women" Liza Caldwell, Senior Product Manager at MobileIron Maureen Byrne, founder…

Episode 62: An Eldercare Primer for Relaunchers and More - Part II with Janet Simpson Benvenuti

In this second podcast installment, Janet Simpson Benvenuti, relauncher, eldercare expert, founder of Circle of Life Partners, and author of “Don’t Give Up on Me! Supporting Aging Parents Successfully” describes the information and documents that all eldercare providers should assemble, including legal documents and medical documents. She discusses eight strategic…

Episode 61: An Eldercare Primer for Relaunchers and More - Part I with Janet Simpson Benvenuti

In this two-part podcast, Carol talks with Janet Simpson Benvenuti, relauncher, eldercare expert, founder of Circle of Life Partners, and author of “Don’t Give Up on Me! Supporting Aging Parents Successfully” about how we can best prepare for future eldercare responsibilities and managing the care of our elders once in…