Research & Publications

Career reentry publications authored by Carol Fishman Cohen

Elevating the profile of women and men returning to work after a hiatus as well as the employers that hire them.


Advancing return-to-work strategies for professionals and companies.

Immersed in the career reentry field for 15 years, iRelaunch CEO Carol Fishman Cohen publishes regularly about the most important issues in career reentry.

She advocates for the benefits of reintegrating experienced professionals back into the workforce after a career break


Watch Carol Fishman Cohen's enlightening TED talk, "How to Get Back to Work after a Career Break" "

Harvard Business Review

  • The 40-Year-Old Intern” --  Highlighting the importance of returning professional internship programs, a strategy for reintegrating women into the workforce and closing the gender gap. Selected as an “HBR article that changed the way I think” in HBR’s 90th anniversary recognition of HBR articles that made the biggest difference in readers and contributors lives. 
  • The 40-Year-Old Intern Goes to Wall Street”– Tracking “returnships” in the financial service industry.
  • "Power in the Cohort – Highlighting the specific benefits of cohorts for relaunchers.
  • "Don’t Lose Track of High Performers Who Take a Hiatus" - Exit interviews provide an opportunity to maintain contact with high performers.

For all of Carol Fishman Cohen's Harvard Business Review articles, click here.

Research Report

Returning Professional Internships – A New Strategy for Employers to Access High-Caliber Talent and for Professionals to Reenter the Workforce (10/2012). Click here for report Abstract and Table of Contents

Back on the Career Track
Referred to as the "Bible of Career Reentry”

Learn the 7 steps to successful career reentry after a break. 

“For those who say you can’t go back, this book is the definitive rebuttal.”
-- BusinessWeek

“Cohen and Rabin have hit the nail on the head with this thorough, well-written, step-by-step relaunch guide for stay-at-home moms.”
—Library Journal, starred review

"This is a must-read before filling out any job applications, and it will become your go-to resource each step of the way.”
—Mom Central Book Reviews


Also available in Korean

Selected articles quoting iRelaunch


Contact Us for More Information & Pricing

Carol Fishman Cohen
Co-founder and CEO
1-844-iRelaunch (844-473-5286 ext. 1)

Mindy Berkower
Chief Business Development and University Relations Officer
1-844-iRelaunch (844-473-5286 Ext. 2)


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