Women@Work in the News
In the September 25, 2006 issue of Newsweek, Daniel McGinn writes about women who take career 'off ramps' to raise children in the article "Getting Back on Track". He quotes Women@Work Co-Founder Eliza Shanley on the need for employers to figure out how to utilize this untapped workforce resource.
Women@Work Co-Founder Eliza Shanley is quoted in the September 12, 2007 issue of the Wall Street Journal titled "How an MBA Mom Can Return to Work Force". Despite media reports to the contrary, Women@Work strongly contends that any woman- MBA or otherwise-can successfully and profitably return to the work force given sound pre-planning and professional "packaging".
Eliza Shanley is quoted in this article in a special Spring 2008 diversity section of the Boston Globe about how smart companies accommodate women returning to the workforce.
Women@Work Co-Founder Eliza Shanley is quoted in the June, 2007 issue of More Magazine in the article, "Back in Business: Stay-at-Home Moms Return to the Workforce". The article shares insights from many other thought leaders in the work-life balance and on ramping/off ramping arena, including Ellen Galinsky of the Families and Work Institute, Harvard Business School's Myra Hart, Wharton's Monica McGrath and the Center for Work-Life Policy.
Women@Work Network former Director of Recruiting Gloria Garvey and Co-Founder Eliza Shanley were featured in the April 8, 2007 Boston Globe article focused on returning professionals, "Plans, Patience Ease the Return".
Women@Work co-founder Kathryn Sollmann advised returning professionals to highlight significant volunteer accomplishments in business terms in this February 2006 Money Magazine article.
Women@Work co-founders Kathryn Sollmann and Eliza Shanley comment on the wisdom of using strategic volunteering as a way to speed the on-ramping process in this January 22, 2006 New York Times article.
Women@Work Co-Founder Eliza Shanley is quoted in the September, 2008 issue of More Magazine in the article, "Bounce Back into the Workforce". The article discusses how joining your alumni association, the PTA, and networking groups geared to on-rampers. Women@Work Network, a career placement firm that helps women who are returning, has chapters in most states (womenatworknetwork.com). "The goal is to be continually meeting new people," says cofounder Eliza Shanley.
Women@Work Co-Founder Eliza Shanley was recently interviewed for a segment focusing on a recent study by the Pew Trust that finds that women are having a more difficult time finding jobs than men.