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Stay-at-Home Parent? How to Kill It On Your Comeback Resume

If you’re a stay-at-home parent or caregiver and planning to return to work, you likely have a lot of questions about how to address the past few years on your resume. In this piece from The Muse by Jenny Foss, get practical tips for […]

Take Strategic Steps Toward Re-Entering the Workforce

By Lauren Beam (’07), M.S., NCC, Associate Director of Mentoring and Alumni Personal & Career Development at Wake Forest University We all know that job seeking can be stressful and overwhelming, particularly if it’s something that you haven’t done in a long time. For individuals […]

Rest, Recharge and Refocus: Taking a Break from the Working World

By Kristin Winkle Tacy (’97), CEO, Pivot Point Professionals, LLC Are you overwhelmed?  Exhausted? In need of a BIG break? After 20 years of intense corporate management roles, I was becoming someone I no longer recognized or respected. I was quick to become annoyed, […]

Questions to Ask HR Before Taking Work Leave

By Lauren Beam (’07), Associate Director for Mentoring and Alumni Personal & Career Development, Wake Forest University As you are currently reading this, I am likely already out on parental leave after the birth of my third child. Surely navigating three separate occasions of taking […]

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