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Re-enter the Workforce Resources

Are you re-entering the workforce after having kids or caring for a loved one?

Learn how to reenter the workforce
Do you have questions about reentering the workforce after a career pause?

You’ve likely got questions swirling in your head like:

Am I over-qualified?

Will anyone want to hire me?

How do I handle age bias?

How do I handle employment gaps?

Well, you're not alone!

Studies show that nearly half of working moms take a career break

You're not alone in reentering the workforce after a break
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Take the pain and stress away from updating your resume with our job-winning resume templates!

For those re-entering the workforce, we recommend our Stay-at-Home Parent Resume Template.

Use it to highlight your skills & experience and get a new job even after significant time away from the paid workforce

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Here, we can use our proven Stay at Home Parent Resume Template to help you land an interview after time away from your field.

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How to Use ChatGPT to Write a Stay at Home Mom Resume

Writing a great stay-at-home mom resume using ChatGPT can feel very daunting. I know, because I had to write a resume as a stay-at-home mom when I was returning to the paid workforce. I felt overwhelmed and intimidated. What if my skills were outdated? Would my career break be counted against me? What in the heck is…
Learn how to use Chat GPT to write a stay at home mom resume
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Why Hire a Resume Writer?

Why hire a resume writer? After all, you can presumably type information onto a standard Word or Google document. The only other thing you need is a fairly good recollection of your career history and greatest strengths and achievements and decent writing skills. A caffeinated beverage is also a plus. This is where many job…
Why hire a professional resume writer
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Stay-At-Home Mom Resumes – Quickly Land that Job!

Writing a killer stay-at-home-mom resume can feel daunting. For example, you might be wondering how to write your resume with an employment gap. Maybe you're afraid you are lacking skills to re-enter the workforce. Or maybe you're just not sure what to put on stay-at-home mom on resume. Well, you're not alone! According to a…
How to Write a Killer Stay-at-Home-Mom Resume
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Top Networking Tips for Moms Returning to Work

As a mom re-entering the workforce there are countless things you are probably thinking about. Updating your resume, writing that dreaded cover letter, and preparing for the (gulp) interview are no doubt top concerns. Figuring out how you're going to balance being a mom with the demands of a new job is probably also front…
Top Networking Tips for Moms Returning to Work
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Biggest Interview Mistakes for Moms Returning to Work

Interviewing is stressful. Returning to the workforce after taking time away is stressful. I know because I've been there. Based my own painful experience, I want to make sure you know how to avoid the biggest interview mistakes for moms returning to work. You might find yourself second guessing your background. Or question your decision…
The Number One Secret to Interview Success
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The Ultimate Guide to Job Search

You're ready to start the job search process. But where exactly do you start? Do you simply turn on your computer and type in "find a job in ______" into the search window? Magically, 50 perfect jobs appear right before your eyes. You get your pick of those 50 opportunities and you wind up with…
How to find a job (Ultimate Guide)
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Five Secrets for Keeping Your Job Skills Sharp as a SAHM

Whether you’re planning for a few months of maternity leave, or anticipating taking several years away from the paid workforce to take care of your kids (or even if you’re unsure of what you’re going to do), there are several simple things you can do to keep your job skills sharp and fresh, while also…
How to keep your job skills current
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Four Steps to Address Gaps in Your Cover Letter

Whether you’ve been out of the workforce taking care of kids, relatives, or dealing with a personal illness or challenge, you can minimize and address employment gaps in your cover letter by the following four steps to address gaps in your cover letter. Unlike the resume, which is used as a marketing document to showcase…
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