Holiday Greetings from the iRelaunch Team

Happy Holidays! We hope you are enjoying everything festive and positive about the season and taking a break from your relaunch activities to spend time with family and friends.

We’re super excited about our plans for 2020, including many helpful new projects and events. As always, your return to the work you love is our priority. We look forward to ushering in the new year, and new decade, with you!

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Great Holiday Gifts for Every Relauncher

If your loved ones and friends are wondering what to get you for the upcoming holiday season and new year, we have some suggestions. In this list of thoughtful ideas, in all price ranges and all categories, you'll find just the thing to help you ring in the new year with confidence, clarity, and connection. So, the next time you’re asked, “what can I get you?” just check off your favorites from this list and let the gifts begin. 

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Education, Opportunity, and Camaraderie Take Center Stage at the 2018 iRelaunch Return to Work Conference in NYC

If you were among the more than 600 relaunchers and sponsors at the October 4, 2018 iRelaunch Return to Work Conference, you had to feel the energy and enthusiasm that charged through Columbia University's Lerner Hall. Throughout the inspiring and educational day, relaunchers learned not only how to go about returning to work after a career break but were infused with support and encouragement from more than 40 speakers and 26 employer sponsors. Take a look at just a few of the highlights of the Conference with us here. 

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My First iRelaunch Return to Work Conference

The first time I attended an iRelaunch Return to Work Conference was in 2011. I had just been hired by iRelaunch Chair and Co-founder, Carol Fishman Cohen, and believe it or not, I was just as nervous as any relauncher attending. At that time, I was still learning what iRelaunch was, I was meeting sponsors and speakers for the first time, and I wanted to make a great first impression on my new employer - whom I had never met (we all work remotely).

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Confidently Negotiating Your Salary

You’ve soared through the initial interview, aced the case interview, and now it’s all come down to the hiring details. Often, the same woman who confidently prepared for “winning” the job fails to take the same fearless approach when answering one key question: “What are your salary expectations?”

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