If you are one of the 2.3 million women forced out of the workforce because of Covid, you may not have looked at your resume in a while. But as we enter the second year of the pandemic and childcare and in-person schooling are still uncertain, caring for families during the pandemic has become an
Addie Swartz started reacHIRE to help women resume their careers and eliminate the stigma of career breaks. Since the Concord-based company launched in 2013, reacHIRE has placed nearly 1,000 women into new jobs across sectors from financial services to life sciences. About 96 percent of the women hired into full-time roles stay longer than two
During this female-led recession, returnships could be part of the solution, proponents say. “It’s even more critical that companies and our society really figure out how to create on-ramps for this great talent,” said Addie Swartz, CEO of reacHIRE.
My advice to new mentors is to zero in on budding superpowers. If you take a blanket approach to mentoring, you will suffocate young talent and fail to see their potential. Ask yourself: What is unique and special about this person and how can I help them apply their talents? Great mentorship isn’t about telling