The iRelaunch Scripts & Dialogues™ Series - Part II

This week's topics: How to talk about coursework in two “tell me about yourself” situations - after a long career break and when transitioning to a new field

Question #1: 
I had a long career break, so I took a course as part of my relaunch and I want employers to know. How do I bring this up without it sounding awkward?


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Carol Fishman Cohen Answers Your Questions

It seems that we all have more questions than answers these days. Fortunately, on the iRelaunch front, you can find more of the answers. On April 24th, Carol Fishman Cohen, iRelaunch Chair and Co-Founder, held a special Facebook Live session in which she answered many of the questions that relaunchers are asking right now. In case you missed it, you'll find those questions, and Carol's answers, right here. 

You can also watch a recording of Facebook Live session at the bottom of this page. 

Now let's get to those answers!

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The Secrets to Building an Ongoing Framework for Networking Success

On November 19, 2019, Kristy Wallace, CEO of Ellevate Network joined iRelaunch to deliver a webinar entitled, “The Secrets to Building an Ongoing Framework for Networking Success.” In the webinar, Kristy unraveled the whys, whos and hows of building a dynamic and ongoing professional network and provided many tips for ensuring its success. What follows is a summary of the webinar (click here to receive a link to the recording):

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Relaunch Prep Series - Part One: Workplace Basics

Depending on the amount of time you’ve been out of the professional workforce, you may feel your familiarity with common office project management tools and other office-related applications is lacking. First, don't be hard on yourself! Keeping up with these technologies can be like shoveling a driveway when it's snowing ... there's always more in the way. Technology is changing every day, and newer (and better?) applications seem to be released every five minutes. Thankfully, with free and accessible online courses, you’ll be up to speed in no time.

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