Back to Business – HarperCollins Leadership Essentials

ON THE JOB HUNT?

Searching for a job has changed rapidly in the last decade. Back to Business lays out a clear path for anyone ready to re-enter the workforce.

THE PERCENTAGE OF AMERICAN WOMEN WHO TAKE CAREER BREAKS.

BACK TO BUSINESS TEACHES YOU HOW TO:

Identify and talk about what you want, taking into account what you’ve been up to while on break.

Understand your personal brand, both in-person and online, and how your skills translate to the career you are looking for.

Become professionally relevant and gain confidence in your ability to return to the paid workforce.

Look for job opportunities while being productive and intentional with your time.

ABOUT BACK TO BUSINESS:

FIND YOUR CONFIDENCE.
EMBRACE YOUR SKILLS.
LAND YOUR DREAM JOB.

GOT 15 MINUTES?

TAKE THE FIRST STEP

When re-entering the workforce, it's vital that you have a polished LinkedIn profile and résumé. Why?

 

  • LinkedIn is the #1 platform used by professionals and hiring managers.
  • When a company uses Applicant Tracking System bots, 75 percent of submitted résumés are never viewed by human eyes.

 

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GO BACK TO WORK WITH CONFIDENCE

For many women re-entering the workforce after a career break, the job search world is a disorienting, confusing, and overwhelming place. Getting started is much easier when you know what the first step should be. In Back to Business you will learn exactly what areas you need to focus on before going back to work, including:

  • Your Personal Brand
  • Your Pitch
  • Your Social Media Profiles
  • Your Résumé
  • Your Network
  • Your Interview Preparation
  • Your Negotiation Skills

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  • The first half of the book to start reading immediately
  • Free access the Introduction and Module 1 from the Back to Business eCourse
  • A discount code for a minimum of 40% off the original price of the full Back to Business eCourse

 

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IF YOU'RE ONE OF THE 77 MILLION WOMEN WHO TOOK A BREAK, THIS BOOK IS FOR YOU.

NANCY MCSHARRY JENSEN

Nancy is CEO and Co-Founder of The Swing Shift. She’s built her career establishing new and emerging businesses. At International Data Corporation, she opened businesses on both coasts. At Microsoft, she launched operating system, server and early SaaS products, including SharePoint’s market introduction. She served as account director at Sterling Communications, and featured in Forbes, The Huffington Post, at Seattle’s infamous F-Bomb Breakfast Club and at the Female Founders Alliance Champion Awards.

Nancy believes that women shouldn’t be penalized for taking care of their families, committed to getting women into the workforce on their own terms, and dedicated to 100% pay parity.

SARAH DUENWALD

Sarah’s career over the last 15 years has focused on revenue growth operations in the technology consulting industry. At ADP, where she managed a team of business development
representatives, and as a senior manager for a Gaming Technology Consulting company. She has won multiple Presidents’ Clubs & various awards for revenue achievement and client growth.

After the birth of her second child, Sarah took a brief career pause, and then as fate would have it met Nancy and they co-founded The Swing Shift to pursue their passion for helping women in career transition. She heads up Operations, Programming and Partner Relationships.

She believes it’s imperative to change the perception of the modern workplace and works every day to empower women to take control of their careers.

PRAISE FOR BACK TO BUSINESS

“As companies across sectors work to improve pay equity and wage transparency, it’s equally important for women to know how that game is played, from initial discernment to final negotiations. Back to Business is a must-read, with real-life success stories and actionable, accurate advice.

Britt Provost

EVP People and Culture, Accolade | Womens’ Career Advocate

“A new job has a lot of unknowns—an unfamiliar customer, a novel product, or a contemporary skill set. Maintain a foundation of confidence by keeping one foot in something you know to pivot purposefully to your next great job. Back to Business is the perfect remedy for facing the unknowns fearlessly: a step-by-step guide to take inventory of your capability, and an actionable roadmap to your next role.

Colleen O’Brien

Women’s Career Advocate and CMO, M12 | Microsoft’s Venture Fund

“Demand for flexible work from women has never been higher, and so is the need to properly prepare for that exploration. Back to Business provides everything you need to get back in the game, or switch roles, and get paid properly for it.

Adrienne Metoyer Eng

Senior Director Compensation and Benefits, Survey Monkey | Womens' Diversity and Equity Advocate

"When women return to the workforce, having a trusted guide helps smooth the path to a successful re-entry. Back to Business serves that purpose, providing examples, templates, tools, and advice to get you back in the game, in practical and supportive ways."

Rebecca Kraus

Content Strategist | Career Coach | Columnist for The Muse and The Seattle Times