Great companies don’t mind the gap.

Welcome to the place where your career break won’t stand in your way! We provide resources specifically for people returning to work after a career break. Once you’re ready, use our Returnship Matcher to find opportunities with employers who support your return to work – and don’t mind your resume gap.

Returner Resources

Returnship Matcher

Not sure where to start? Search our directory of all U.S. returnship programs to find one that fits you.

Find your match

Find hidden, untapped talent.

The hardest talent to hire is experienced talent. Find out how a returnship or return to work program can help you attract skilled, mid-career professionals. Tap into Path Forward’s expertise and get step-by-step guidance for how you can start your own returnship program.

Build your returnship

“Thank you Path Forward for enabling smart, competent women get back to their careers.”

Susannah M. | 2020 Returner, Seeq

“I saw my son become more independent and felt it was the right time to return to work.”

Rachna P. | 2021 Returner, Allstate

“I immediately noticed one change - I was hearing back from employers!”

Drew S. | 2021 Returner, Motorola Solutions

Caregiving is the #1 reason why prime working age people aren’t active in the workforce – and they’re mainly women, by a 12:1 ratio.

Returnships bridge the gap between employers and highly qualified returners. The programs overcome the hiring stigma that makes returning to work a tough road for parents and other caregivers.

Why It Matters

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