Resource Center Archives - reacHIRE

Changing Your Outlook on Gmail for Work: Five Actions Returners Can Take Today

A common question we hear from returning women is around using Gmail and Google Drive for work. Before taking a career break, many women used Outlook as their primary email, calendar and collaboration tool. The possibility of returning to a completely different system is understandably daunting. That’s why at reacHIRE, we are passionate about making […]

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Hiring Returning Women is the New Norm

Over the past few years, Corporate America has seen a steady increase in companies experimenting with return to work programs for returning women. Companies continue to dip their proverbial toe in the water, one returnship at a time. From Silicon Valley tech giants to Wall Street stalwarts and emerging growth innovators, companies are increasingly interested […]

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Using the Power of Three to Make a Lasting Impression

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, […]

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A Guide to Critical Conversations: Expressing your desire to return to work

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. First and foremost, I always […]

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

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 […]

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