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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From Burnout to Breakthrough in Just One Day

Has your relaunch lost its momentum? If you've hit a wall in your return to work journey, you might need a fresh perspective and an opportunity to revitalize your intentions. That’s why we created the iRelaunch Return to Work Conference - to jump start your relaunch when your battery runs low. No fluff, no hype. Instead, you'll spend a day with peers, experts and employers who will change your outlook and position you for success. Learn more about the Conference and register here.

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How To Answer "Are You Willing to Relocate?"

It's been a long road! You've spent time assessing your past careers, what you've enjoyed and not enjoyed about your previous jobs. You determined your best career path, and you've taken the necessary steps to achieve the training and level of competence that puts you squarely among the best candidates. You've expanded your network, perfected your resume, and are on your last round of interviews. You're ready for this - negotiation skills engaged. Confidence at 100%.

And then you hear an unexpected question: Are you willing to relocate?

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“Your Passion Doesn’t Stop with Your Career Break”

Today I finally felt validated in my career search and that I actually will end up with a good job back in the paid workforce. You gave me hope and strategies- exactly what I needed. Thank you!

Ever wonder what goes into a day that results in comments like this? Join us as we share photos, session highlights, and useful tips from last week’s Conference in Evanston. You’ll see why it’s one of the best investments you can make in your path back to work.

 

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"Networking Buddies" Can Amplify Your Qualifications

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 blog that recently appeared in Fairygodboss, iRelaunch Chair and Co-founder, Carol Fishman Cohen explains how a "networking buddy" can elaborate on your experience, accolades, and accomplishments for you.

"The Surprising Networking Hack That You’ll Love if You Hate Self-Promotion"

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Our Agenda is the Same as Yours

Ever wonder what goes into planning the perfect agenda for the iRelaunch Return to Work Conference? Take a look behind the curtain, and you’ll see how we build a program that corresponds directly to your needs as a relauncher. 

Choosing the Topics that Matter Most to You

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