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The Elevator Pitch: How to get beyond your résumé and make an emotional connection

By Alice Ain Rich, reacHIRE Expert

People hire people. People don’t hire résumés. When given the opportunity to meet in person with your prospective employer, it is your chance to advocate for yourself. The importance of making a personal connection behind the chronological experience listed on your résumé is paramount. Any invitation for an interview is the employer’s opportunity to connect with you on a personal level, because they already have acknowledged you are qualified on paper, how well you fit into the culture of the company.
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A Guide to Critical Conversations: Expressing your desire to return to work

By Catherine Tuttle, reacHIRE Expert

When it comes to re-entering the workforce, there are certain steps that must be taken no matter what your professional background or personal circumstances. Some are more obvious than others, but when followed as a whole, I find women have a greater chance of success in the short- and long-term.
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Using the Power of Three to Make a Lasting Impression

By Alice Ain Rich, reacHIRE Expert

The key to making a lasting impression is to have a unique, genuine introduction. I often recommend researching the best Shark Tank pitches. Usually, the most gripping are those with a compelling story that complements the entrepreneur’s drive to succeed. In other words, they include something beyond the product. These stories resonate with the Sharks, or in this case, an interviewer.
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Finding Your Confident Self

By Catherine Tuttle, reacHIRE Expert

All too often, women I work with are blind to their strengths. As women, we are prone to comparing ourselves to other people. This can be especially dangerous for women who have taken a career break. They look at friends and family who have stayed in the workforce and worry about how they compare. While they may have full confidence in themselves as a mother, a caregiver and the one who keeps the wheels on the bus (or minivan) going, they lack confidence in their ability to translate their experience back into a professional environment.
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10 Promises Every Working Mother Should Make

By Addie Swartz, reacHIRE CEO

When Anna Jarvis created the first Mother’s Day in 1908, she envisioned a day of “sentiment” for mothers.
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