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'Only upside:' Returnship fair offers opportunity for virtual face-to-face conversations with recruiters
Returnships are paid internship-like programs designed for women and men who have left the workforce, typically for two years or more, and are ready to get back. Most "returners" land a full-time job at the company where they completed the returnship.
Ready to get back to return to work? Local group plans returnship fair for women
Even before the pandemic, it wasn't easy for women to return to the workplace after time at home to care for kids or aging loved ones. One path back in is through returnships, paid internship-like experiences at companies who often hire the so-called returners after the three or six-month stint is over.
On a career break? Here's why you still need to track your activities
While you're on a career break, it's critical that you keep a list of things you're doing that will help you make the case that you are a better employee because of your break.
Back to Business: How to 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 video interviewing tool to respond to questions asked of them on screen.
Back to Business: Why your job hunt should include informational interviews and how to ace them
You've heard of the informational interview, and you may have thought these were just for kids looking for their first job out of college. Think again!
Back to Business: Upcoming conference focuses on helping women reenter the workforce after time away
Katie Dunn stepped back from full-time paying work after the birth of her second child to spend more time at home with her kids. Today she's helping other mothers like her who are ready for a paycheck again.
Back to Business: Lessons in restarting your career
In the past five years, I've learned four big lessons about restarting a career, gleaned from my own personal experience of returning to work after a career break and that of the hundreds of women I've talked to and coached through this transition.