Four Suggestions for Employers on International Women’s Day

Path Forward supports caregivers of all genders in returning to the workforce. But we recognize that women often carry an extra burden. That’s why for International Women’s Day on March 8, we’re calling out that many obstacles women face are due to gendered stereotypes about careers and caregiving. In the home, these may include ingrained ideas about who is most responsible for providing childcare or whose career is most important.…

Don’t Hide the Gap

When starting your job search, the resumé advice you’ll usually get is to hide any and all career gaps.  That’s because of the unfortunate stigma that still exists around hiring people with career breaks, especially those who left to provide family care.  Hiding your gap might be sound advice in general, but it’s a mistake when applying for a returnship. For these opportunities, there’s no need to justify your time…