Spring 2018 Career Restart Resources - Woman on Computer

Spring 2018 Career Restart Resources for Returnees

Many companies, including many Path Forward partners, run return to work programs that have start dates in September and October. If you’d like to get your career restarted by the fall, there’s a lot of steps you can take now to get ready. The Path Forward team has rounded up some of our favorite online and in-person resources to help you continue to grow your network, upgrade your skills, and…

Hesitant About Returning to Work

Skeptical About Returnships? There’s Growing Proof that They Work

If you’re among those who are skeptical about the value of using a “returnship” to re-enter the workforce after a break, you’re not alone. Back in 2012, Working Mother ran an article that opened with the line, “Thinking about doing a returnship? Please don’t.” The article went on to argue that returnships took advantage of women’s feelings of insecurity after a career break, and that placement rates at the end…

A New Way to Return to Work: Spotlight on Chandra Krishnamoorthy

Chandra with Path Forward’s Executive Director Tami Forman at the Path Forward Career Restart Seminar she attended. Chandra admires Tami for her dedication and all her sincere support and encouragement during the Path Forward workshops.  Chandra Krishnamoorthy restarted her career in 2017 at Intacct Corporation in San Jose. She is currently their Sales Operations Analyst. Chandra worked for 15 years as a commissions analyst before she left the workforce when…

Career Restart Webinar

Register Now for Our Free Career Restart Webinar

We are so thrilled to invite you to our first ever Career Restart Webinar. Accessible from anywhere in the world, you’ll have access to the the same amazing tips and resources we share at our in-person Career Restart Seminars (plus, a recording!). In this webinar, we’ll tackle some of the more daunting aspects of returning to work, including how to update your resume when you have a gap in employment…

Conducing an Interview Post Mortem

The Importance of Doing an Interview Post-Mortem

When it comes to job interviews, there are a lot of reasons why you might be out of practice. Some people are fortunate enough to have held a job for years, and haven’t had a need to interview. But for many of our readers, taking a career break to care for loved ones might mean it’s been awhile since you’ve have an interview. Regardless of the circumstances around why you’ve…

Path Forward’s Spring 2018 San Francisco Program to include Return to Work Opportunities at Apple, Carta, Cloudera, Cloudflare, DataStax, Intuit, Medallia, Udemy, and Volta

We are very excited to announce the launch of our fourth program in Northern California, which will include return to work opportunities with nine partner companies. We are pleased to welcome new partners Apple, Carta, DataStax, Intuit, and Udemy and applaud the continued commitment to diversity and inclusion from our returning partners Cloudera, Cloudflare, Volta, and Medallia. As a part of the program, our partners are offering paid return to work internships that will begin in…

Oracle Data Cloud, TTEC and Return Path Run Return to Work Program In Colorado

Path Forward is excited to welcome Oracle Data Cloud and TTEC as new partners launching a return to work program in their Denver area office. As a part of our program, Oracle and TTEC are offering 16-week paid return to work internships starting in early 2018. Oracle and TTEC will be joined by Return Path, which is entering its third year of a Path Forward return to work partnership. Path…

Campbell Soup Company, Sterling Talent Solutions and iconectiv join Verisk Analytics in Path Forward Return to Work Program In New York/New Jersey

Path Forward is excited to welcome Campbell Soup Company, Sterling Talent Solutions, and iconectiv as new partners who are launching return to work programs in their New York/New Jersey area offices. As a part of our program, these companies will offer 16-week, paid return to work internships starting in early 2018. Campbell Soup Company, Sterling Talent Solutions, and iconectiv will be joined by Verisk Analytics, which is running its third…

What I Am Grateful For This Year

This Thanksgiving will be a quiet one for me. We aren’t traveling and we aren’t entertaining. We will be just the four of us — watching the parade, eating way too much and relaxing. I can’t wait! While I love holidays with my extended family, a few days of we-don’t-have-to-go-out is something I’m really looking forward to. And partly, I’m looking forward to some quiet days to think about all…