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Back on the Career Track: A Guide for Stay-at-Home Moms Who Want to Return to Work

Back on the Career Track: A Guide for Stay-at-Home Moms Who Want to Return to Work by Carol Fishman Cohen, Vivian Steir Rabin 0446578207 9780446578202
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Returning to the workforce can be a daunting job for full-time moms. It requires reigniting old contacts (including co-workers who were once their junior), marketing themselves strategically, and battling the diminished self-image that plagues most women who have been off the career track--whether its been two, six, or 15 years. Carol Fishman Cohen and Vivian Steir Rabin understand, because theyve been there. And as women who have successfully relaunched their careers, they know it can be done with careful planning, strategizing, and creativity. Now, in BACK ON THE CAREER TRACK, they offer a prescriptive, seven-step program that covers such topics as building confidence, assessing career options, updating job skills, preparing for interviews, getting the family on board, networking, and much more. Finally! A smart, practical, inspiring guide for moms looking to get back to paid work--without losing their minds. --Leslie Morgan Steiner, editor of Mommy Wars and columnist, www.washingtonpost.com This comprehensive step-by-step guide to workforce reentry should be invaluable to women seeking to relaunch their careers. Real-life examples of success stories combined with a multitude of practical advice make this book a unique resource. --Constance C. Helfat, professor, Tuck School of Business at Dartmouth College This guide is a wonderful and practical roadmap to on ramping back into the workforce. If youre thinking about that journey, this book is the way forward! --Anne Erni, Chief Diversity Officer, Lehman Brothers Candid, constructive, compelling... The authors provide realistic yet optimistic advice with examples on how to relaunch a career successfully. --W. Stanton Smith, National Director, Next Generation Initiatives/Human Resources, Deloitte & Touche USA LLP After you have talked your girlfriends to death, bored your husband with all your plans and even, in desperation, consulted your mother-in-law, let Cohen and Rabin show you how it is done. They will help you plan the step-by-step campaign that will get you back into the job market no matter how much time you have taken off. --Lisa Endlich, author of Goldman Sachs: The Culture of Success A terrific compendium of the issues, trade-offs--and opportunities--that Serious Moms recommitting to Serious Professional life will encounter. --Mary Lindley Burton, president, Burton Strategies, and coauthor of In Transition: From the Harvard Business School Club of New Yorks Career Management Seminar

Author: Carol Fishman Cohen, Vivian Steir Rabin

Language: English

Edition: 1

Binding: Hardcover

Pages: 297

Publisher: Business Plus

Publication Date: 2007-06-15

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