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 to Get Professional Attire Just Right

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?

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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