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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 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…

Episode 58: Conversation with Returnship® Pioneer Monica Marquez

Over 10 years ago, Monica Marquez was instrumental in creating the Goldman Sachs Returnship® program, the first formal return to work internship program. At that time, as a member of Goldman's “Experienced Hire Diversity Recruiting Team," Monica recognized the need to bring talented employees back to the workforce, but found…

Episode 57: Using the AREA Method to Make Better Decisions with Cheryl Einhorn

Making important life decisions can be overwhelming. How can you ensure that the decisions you make are free from bias? How can you effectively research the important aspects of your decision to reach a conclusion about which you feel confident? In this episode Carol talks with Cheryl Einhorn, adjunct professor…

Episode 56: "How to Ace the ‘Tell Me About Yourself' Question and Set Yourself Apart" with Carroll Welch

Carroll Welch Consulting talks with Carol Fishman Cohen about crafting the perfect response to the “tell me about yourself” prompt. What information should you include, what does your body language add to the conversation, and how would you answer differently depending on the context and people to whom you’re talking?…

Episode 55: Prepare and Prioritize: From Career Break to Relaunch with Nicole Young

In this “Life After Relaunch” series within a series, Carol speaks with relauncher Nicole Young, Director of Public Relations and Communications at Wolters Kluwer Tax & Accounting. Describing her six-year career break and subsequent seven years back in the workforce, Nicole describes the lessons learned during her break that she…

Episode 54: Ageism and Relaunching: How to Respond in an Interview with Julie Brush

Julie Brush, founding partner of Solutus Legal Search and the voice of “The Lawyer Whisperer” blog joins Carol for this episode filled with practical advice and tips for handling ageism in relauncher interview situations (not just in the legal field). In these mock interviews, Carol and Julie address scenarios that…

Episode 53: "Alumni Career Services - A Valuable Resource for Relaunchers" with Matthew Temple

Did you know that your Alumni Career Services Office might be the hidden treasure for your return to work? In this episode, Carol speaks with Matthew Temple, Director of Alumni Career & Professional Development for the Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University about the resources that Alumni Career Services…

Episode 50: The Courage to Reinvent with Lesley Jane Seymour

A two-time relauncher, Lesley Jane Seymour’s achievements and longevity in the publishing world practically guaranteed her successful return. But when the former editor-in-chief of YM, Redbook, Marie Claire, and (most recently) More magazine (in addition to Beauty Director of Glamour, and copywriter and senior editor at Vogue) recognized that the…