Ace Your Video Interview

Ace Your Video Interview

As employers look to speed up their hiring processes, more are turning to video interviewing in order to screen candidates. Video interviewing can take many different forms and for the purposes of this article, I’m referring to an interview in which a candidate uses a...

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Greatest Hits:  Tips for Returning to Work

Greatest Hits: Tips for Returning to Work

Looking for a job is your job now. Schedule time to do this work and stick to the schedule. Spend some time up front thinking about what you want to do. You don’t have to narrow it down to one option – recognize that there are multiple possibilities that could work...

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3 LinkedIn Smart Strategies You Can Do TODAY

3 LinkedIn Smart Strategies You Can Do TODAY

I’d like to address LinkedIn and how important it is in your job search from a slightly different angle and share some smart strategies for using LinkedIn as a job searcher that you can do today. Remember, LinkedIn is your ticket to finding out who works where and...

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Recruiters’ Feedback

Recruiters’ Feedback

Interviewing for jobs can be nerve-wracking! In my role as a Career Coach at a top-20 business school, I hear from multiple recruiters each year about the things candidates did well (and not so well) during job interviews. Here are three things we hear from recruiters...

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Updating Your Job Skills

Updating Your Job Skills

Focusing on our job search means updating our resumes....which means a solid review of our skills – determining which relevant skills we already possess and which require an update.  Here are the critical skills we've identified and then what some experts have to say...

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Reasons to Return to Work

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 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

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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