How Do I Get Started?

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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Returning to Work After a Career Break Webinar Replay

Returning to Work After a Career Break Webinar Replay

Whether you're ready to go back to work after taking time off or just thinking about it, my Returning to Work After a Career Break Webinar will be helpful.  It's full of the professional advice that I use in my position as Senior Associate Director, Career &...

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What Keeps You Up at Night?

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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Back to School Means a Fresh Start for You

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

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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Return to Work Checklist

Return to Work Checklist

Preparing to re-enter the workforce can be overwhelming!  Download this step-by-step plan to get you going in the right direction.

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What Women Who Have Returned to Work Know

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

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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Designing Your Life

Designing Your Life

I’m reading a book that’s so worthwhile and relevant for women returning to work that I have to share it with you. Designing Your Life: How To Build a Well-Lived, Joyful Life by Stanford professors Bill Burnett and Dave Evans is about applying...

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Take Charge of Telling Your Story: Positioning is Important!

Take Charge of Telling Your Story: Positioning is Important!

You have the power to tell your story in your own words every time you meet someone new, write a cover letter or go for a job interview. Don’t give away that power!  It’s called positioning and if you don’t position yourself a certain way, others will position you...

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Guest Blog: Frame Your Career Break to Work in Your Favor

Guest Blog: Frame Your Career Break to Work in Your Favor

Back to Business Guest Blog by Mir Garvy of RTP Resumes Whether you chose to step out of the workforce for a year or for 15 years, getting back into it can seem like an uphill battle. It can feel daunting to work toward gaining acceptance in your chosen field, toward...

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