Alumni

Relaunching Your Career

Have you temporarily off-ramped from the workforce, and are now thinking about re-entering through a part-time or full-time role? Below are a few tools and resources to get your started on your journey.

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Roadmap

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ReLaunch Roadmap (XLS) – List of tactical next steps to get you started. Make sure you have completed category “A” steps before moving onto category “B” and “C” steps.

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Exercises

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Worksheets and instructions for how to knock out critical first steps in ReLaunching.

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Resources

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A list of organizations, websites, and reference tools to leverage throughout your search. The ReLaunch Resources (PDF) is a printer friendly version of this list that follows below.

Chicago Booth Career Services Website Resources

Other valuable Chicago Booth resources include:

  • Booth Alumni Nonprofit Consultants (BANC) – Opportunity to apply for four to six month volunteer consulting projects that benefit Chicago-area nonprofit organizations.
  • Rustandy Center for Social Sector Innovation – Provides educational opportunities for Booth alumni and students around a range of social sector topics and brings together researchers and their social sector interests from across Chicago Booth’s academic disciplines, including economics, finance, marketing, and psychology.

External Resources

  • Apresgroup.com – Job board tailored towards ReLaunchers. Also provides curated content related to career ReLaunching.
  • iReLaunch.com – Provides hands-on expertise and career resources to help experienced professionals re-enter the workforce. Includes access to conferences, resources, networking, and job postings.
  • TheMomProject.com – A digital talent marketplace and community that connects professionally accomplished women with world-class companies for rewarding employment opportunities.
  • ReBootAccel.com – A “career accelerator for women” that provides workshops and technology training to women looking to ReLaunch their career
  • GoCatalant.com – Connects businesses with MBAs for flexible paid consulting and financial advisory work.

Salaries

  • Glassdoor.com – Job listings, salary information, company reviews, and interview information posted anonymously by employees.
  • Payscale.com – Crowdsourced salary information at major employers.
  • ConsultantJournal.com – Provides tips and advice on having your own consulting business, including how to think about setting consulting fees.

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