Return to work


how moms returning to the workforce can build authentic confidence
In this video, Stacy explains how moms returning to the workforce can build authentic confidence. For the mom who has taken a career break, the job search can be especially daunting. Even those who once had successful careers feel their confidence wane. They are often told to “fake it ’til you make it” or “be…

[VIDEO] For Moms Returning to the Workforce: How to Build Authentic Confidence


build confidence by thinking like a scientist
It’s ironic that I’m suggesting that women can build confidence by thinking like a scientist. I was a research scientist for most of my career, but during that time I felt far from confident. That’s because I was also a perfectionist. I wanted things to go right the first time, so I spent too much time preparing…

Build Confidence by Thinking Like a Scientist


How moms returning to the workforce can get unstuck
In this video, Stacy explains how moms returning to the workforce can get unstuck. For the mom who has taken a career break, a career change or job search can be especially daunting. Even those who once had successful careers can feel rusty, less confident, and concerned about how they will remain connected with their…

[VIDEO] How moms returning to the workforce can get unstuck



To do list scribbled on hand
As we approach the end of the year, I often hear people express their regret about not being able to do the things they had hoped to. Some are referring to tasks specific to the holiday season, like sending cards or baking Christmas cookies. But others are talking about bigger objectives like changing careers or returning to…

Make Progress on Career Goals During the Holidays


non-networking guide
Holiday NON-Networking Guide: 7 Survival Tips for Keeping Things Light and Easy With Thanksgiving and the year-end holidays just around the corner, some career professionals suggest that holiday gatherings are great opportunities for networking. For example, you can find such advice here and here. For most moms, however, the Holidays increase the level of activity…

Holiday NON-Networking Guide: 7 Survival Tips for Keeping Things Light and Easy




The New York Post is known for its “Sports” and “Gossip” columns. Anyone who has seen me attempt to run, play tennis, or swim knows it is highly unlikely I’ll ever be in “Sports,” and my life is far too ordinary to be on “Page Six.” But thanks to the many lessons I’ve learned from…

You Won’t Find This on “Page Six”: Tips for Moms Returning to Work