Reasons to Return to Work

Independence. Role Modeling. Responsibility. Additional Income. These are just a few reasons why returning to work can be good for you and your family. Let’s break this down: Independence – Our job as parents is to raise children who will be happy and productive...

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How to Get Professional Attire Just Right

For women, professional dress is often a topic that causes a lot of confusion.   For our Back to Business Women's Conference, we always suggest that attendees dress as if you were going to an interview – use it as a practice run so that when you get that interview you...

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How Do I Get Started?

How do I get started?   I get this question a lot from women who want to go back to work. Some of them are unsure of how to get started because they’re planning to return to a career that’s different from the one they left. Some just don’t know yet what kind of...

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How You Benefit From My $780 Job Search

When I decided that it was time to go back to work, I started down the familiar path of writing my resume, doing my research and applying for jobs.  Only…things had changed. I had to re-learn how to search for a job and to tap experts when necessary – something I...

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What Keeps You Up at Night?

Once upon a time, it was our kids. Babies, just home from the hospital. When they were awake during the night they demanded your attention and food. When they slept, you watched them sleep to make sure they were still breathing. Then they grew up and became teenagers...

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FAQ: Back to Business Women’s Conference

Some of you may have some questions about the Back to Business Women’s Conference on Friday, October 27th, so we’ve put together a Frequently Asked Questions guide to address some of them like -- What is the Back to Business Women’s Conference? How do you know what...

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Back to School Means a Fresh Start for You

Back to school means a return to more structured days and a sense of routine at home. I personally love the freedom of summer, but I can also appreciate the rhythm that returns to our lives once school begins and the kids settle into a new year. If you’re actively...

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Building A Great Resume

There’s no shortage of advice on the internet for job-seekers when it comes to resumes. But women returning to work after a career gap have a special situation: You’ve been very busy while out of the paid workforce but don’t necessarily have a job title or...

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What Women Who Have Returned to Work Know

At our first Back to Business MeetUp, we heard from 4 women who have successfully transitioned back to work after a career break. We talked about finding work you enjoy (and finding work that you don’t enjoy so much). Our panelists included Back to Business Conference...

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Resume Checklist

Your resume is your single most important job search tool, but it can be very frustrating to complete.  Download this Resume Checklist to get started and to help you through some of the rough spots.

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