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The comeback : how today's moms reenter the workplace successfully / Cheryl Casone, with Stephanie Krikorian.

Casone, Cheryl, (author.).
Book Book ([2016])
Description: xiv, 205 pages ; 24 cm
Publisher: New York, NY : Portfolio/Penguin, [2016]
3 of 3 copies available at NOBLE (All Libraries).
1 of 1 copy available at Winthrop. (Show preferred library)
0 current holds with 3 total copies.
Library Location Call Number Status Due Date
Winthrop Adult Nonfiction 331.44 Cas 2016 (Text to Phone) Available -
Danvers Adult Nonfiction (3rd Floor) HQ 759.48 C42 2016 (Text to Phone) Available -
Stoneham Adult Nonfiction Mezzanine 331.44 CAS (Text to Phone) Available -

  • ISBN: 1101979828 (hardback)
  • ISBN: 9781101979822 (hardback)
Contents: Planning Your Comeback -- Welcome back -- Plan ahead. Way, way ahead -- Connect, connect, connect -- Crafting a killer LinkedIn profile and resume -- Choose your moment -- Laucnhing Your Comeback -- Choose the comeback that's right for you -- The interview -- Get what you want - Ten tips for negotiating a killer deal -- Living Your Comeback -- Common challenges and how moms overcome them -- Work smart, not just hard -- Making progress and paying it forward.
Summary: "Myth: "My kids will suffer if I work full time." Reality: Your kids will be fine. In fact, the example you set by going back to work may leave them better off. Myth: "No company will want me since I don't have the skills I used to have." Reality: Don't sell yourself short. You have unique skills and experiences that every company needs. What you don't have, you can learn. Myth: "Getting back to work is impossible." Reality: Millions of women have made the comeback. You can, too.Karyn never intended to work full time again after leaving to raise her two children. But seven years later, when a divorce seemed imminent, she went job-hunting -- only to find that getting back was as daunting as climbing Mt. Everest. With no resume, no current contacts, and no transferable skills for the jobs she was applying to, Karyn didn't even know where to start. Countless women face situations like this every day, with little or no guidance. They're told to "lean in" and lobby for more sympathetic workplaces, but none of that solves the immediate practical problem: "I need a job. Now." Fortunately, career expert and Fox Business anchor Cheryl Casone has written a comprehensive guide to making the comeback. After interviewing hundreds of women who are willing to share both their successes and their mistakes, Casone offers a one-stop shop for moms at every stage of the process. This is the perfect book if you're
"Myth: "My kids will suffer if I work full time." Reality: Your kids will be fine. In fact, the example you set by going back to work may leave them better off. Myth: "No company will want me since I don't have the skills I used to have." Reality: Don't sell yourself short. You have unique skills and experiences that every company needs. What you don't have, you can learn. Myth: "Getting back to work is impossible." Reality: Millions of women have made the comeback. You can, too"-- Provided by publisher.
Citation: Casone, Cheryl. "The comeback : how today's moms reenter the workplace successfully." New York, NY : Portfolio/Penguin, 2016.

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