Leaders and Landmarks in the History of Women in the Workplace

March is Women’s History Month in the United States – a month-long celebration designated to “commemorating and encouraging the study, observance and celebration of the vital role of women in American history.” “Valiant Women of the Vote” pays homage to the ratification of the 19th Amendment, honoring "the brave women who fought to win suffrage rights for women, and for the women who continue to fight for the voting rights of others." We thought we’d take this opportunity to look at the hi

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Happy New Year Relaunchers!

So, what can you expect in the new year?

Smart, focused communications. Introducing...The Return to Work Report. A weekly briefing on the latest updates... who's hiring, programs, events, success stories and more. Hitting your inbox every Friday evening, this is the one you won’t want to miss.

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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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