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By: Shirley Velásquez
You’ve made the big the decision to re-enter the workforce. Now, it’s time to make it a smooth transition. Take these tools on your new journey.
1. Zap feelings of guilt. At the top of Mayo Clinic’s list of tips for a smooth transition is keeping the guilt at bay. Whenever this emotion pops up, remember that it will pass. It helps to think about the mental benefits of working and the fact that you’re helping your family financially.
2. Network. “Go to the networking events that align with the area of knowledge you want to grow in, and expand your contacts there,” says Luz Canino-Baker, founder and president of LNC Coaching LLC. At a minimum, set up a LinkedIn account.
3. Boost your confidence. Start by identifying your strengths. “It’s so important to know what your strengths are so that you can articulate them when interviewing,” says Canino-Baker. This way, you can immediately start with a bang where your strengths will be utilized.
is an editor and writer at ELLE magazine. She has contributed to Woman’s Day, Glamour, InStyle, Latina, The New York Sun, and Border-line Personalities, an anthology of essays written by Latina writers. She is a frequent contributor to Las Fabulosas.