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4 Simple On-Ramps That Would Help Women Return to Work After A Career Break

Heidi Mulligan Walker | Posted 06.24.2015 | Women
Heidi Mulligan Walker

The fact that the breast cancer did not bring me to tears, but the job search after my "career break" did, was when I knew something was seriously broken with hiring.

How Quitting Your Job to Travel Enhances Your Career

Sherry Ott | Posted 10.22.2014 | Travel
Sherry Ott

We all fantasize about it, taking your job and shoving it, hopping on a plane, and heading out to see the world. But what keeps us from actually living out this fantasy?

Home Economics: Give Mom a Little (Professional) Respect

Alyson Gounden Rock | Posted 07.07.2014 | Business
Alyson Gounden Rock

This Mother's Day, we can all do three things that will bolster mom's value and support gender equality. We can stop making throwaway negative comments about mothers. We can acknowledge that mothers do real work, and we can value that work more highly.

Relaunching Your Career

Grown And Flown | Posted 05.20.2013 | Fifty
Grown And Flown

You used to be so confident, successful in your career, juggling life responsibilities and bringing home a paycheck. But then came a career break, an extended period of time where, for family or other reasons, you left the full-time workforce.

Quit Your Job to Travel With Meet, Plan, Go

Lisa Lubin | Posted 12.17.2011 | Travel
Lisa Lubin

October 18 is an inspirational night -- and proven so by the fact that a portion of the attendees from last year reached their tipping point and are either planning their trip or are out there seeing the world right now!

Craving a Career Break to Travel? Meet, Plan, Go!

Marie Elena Martinez | Posted 12.03.2011 | Travel
Marie Elena Martinez

As we said over and over again at Meet, Plan, Go, there's no such thing as travel regret, and I imagine this year's panelists will inspire a whole new cadre of world warriors to action.

Resume Advice After a Career Break: An Interview With iRelaunch

Kristin Maschka | Posted 08.01.2011 | Business
Kristin Maschka

I noticed that a number of people find my blog because they are searching for information on dealing with a gap in their resume due to time out of the...