Are you ready to return to work after an extended hiatus? How you approach the job search process and how you market your experience can greatly influence your success. In this webinar, targeted at women alumni, Executive Coach Margaret Chan will discuss specific steps you need to be successful in the process including:
- How do you position your time spent raising a family?
- Do you have a clear career narrative?
- Can you present yourself as being current and up-to-date?
- Are you concerned about ageism?
- Can you network effectively?
- Can you write an impactful resume?
- Can you interview with confidence?
About Margaret Chan
Margaret Chan is an Executive Coach who is passionate about working with women returning to the workplace after raising families. She takes a holistic approach to women’s lives, of which a career is an important component, to prioritize their key objectives. Her experience includes developing re-entry strategies, identifying target careers and functions, creating resumes, developing career narratives, preparing for interviews and motivating and supporting her clients to build confidence and comfort throughout the process. She has particular expertise working with women applying for re-entry programs hosted by financial services and consulting firms as well as helping women develop their own successful re-entry strategies. She has helped women to develop strategies for flexible working arrangements that are both advantageous to the employers and equitable for themselves.
Prior to starting her individual coaching practice, Margaret spent 25 years in executive search, including 18 years at Spencer Stuart and Korn/Ferry International where she assessed over 3,500 executives seeking fulfilling careers. She has experience with a range of sectors, including financial services, consumer goods, retail, technology, consulting and nonprofit. She has in-depth knowledge of a broad range of functions, including general management, finance, strategy, marketing, communications, sales, operations, consulting and nonprofit development.
Margaret began her career in marketing at Oppenheimer Management, Citigroup and General Foods. She earned an MBA in marketing from the Kellogg School at Northwestern University and she holds a BS with honors in management from New York University. She and her husband live in New York City with their two children.