If you’ve kicked off your career pumps to become a full-time mommy, chances are you’ll eventually want to put the heels back on. But 73 percent of “off-rampers” have trouble “on ramping”, says a new Center for Work-Life Policy study in the US. Career coach Nancy Collamer, founder of Jobsandmoms.com, used to be an HR director, so she knows how to get you back to work. Her dos and dont’s:
☑ DO INVEST IN YOUR SUCCESS. Finding a job is a job in itself, and you have to prioritize the process. Get assistance with child care so you have time to update yourself on industry trends.
☑ DO AIM FOR A TARGET — OR THREE. A common mistake in women is saying they’re open to any job. Focus on a few types of jobs, then tailor a resume to each with an objective at the top.
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