Professional Development and Return to Work Resource Center

Our Professional Development and Return to Work Resources page is meant to provide mothers with the tools they need to develop in their careers. Whether you are looking to advance your career as a professional or re-enter the workforce after an extended absence, we want to make it easier for you to succeed! *To access the resources labeled “members only”, you must be logged in as a member here.

Guides and Tip Sheets: Including cover letter samples and resume samples (showcasing both general and ones with a time gap); tips on developing negotiation skills, researching Careers, interviewing, using social media, building your brand; and a guide to developing your own return to work action plan. (members only)
Job Opportunities and Family Friendly Businesses: A career resource page listing Mom-mentum vetted partners and flexibly work opportunities. (members only)
Training Videos / Seminars: Recorded webinars and videos on leadership, return-to-work skills and professional development. (limited access to non-members)
Public Policy Resources: Learn more about the public policies impacting mothers in the workplace, find links to fact sheets on these policies, and have the opportunity to take action and use your voice by connecting with your public officials.
Work - Life Support and Resources Group: Whether you own a small business or work for someone else; work from your home or in an office; or maybe you are just beginning to consider re-entering the workforce, this online group within our Mom-mentum Member Community is meant for mothers to authentically network and learn from other working parents, while also getting support through the joys and frustrations of working and mothering. (members only)
Motherhood and Careers Blog: Read other mothers’ stories on balancing work and careers as they reflect on their own successes and challenges.