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Jen Lawrence

Writer, Coach, MBA. Contributor to 1010ParkPlace and Author of Engage the Fox: A Business Fable. Helping women rebrand in mid-life.

Jen Lawrence knows what to do when life does not turn out as planned. Whether you've survived divorce, the death of a loved one, abuse, a negative diagnosis, disability, depression, or simply feel stuck, Jen can help you get your life back on track by helping you write a brighter future.

Jen Lawrence has widely written and spoken on storytelling, reframing your narrative, and bouncing back after setback. Holding an MBA, Jen is a former banker and not-for-profit executive who turned to writing after her children were born. She was a pioneering mommy blogger at T.O. Mama and MUBAR: Mothered Up Beyond All Recognition.

Jen is the author of Engage the Fox: A Business Fable about Thinking Critically and Motivating Your Team and is a contributing writer at She is currently at work on a self-help book for midlife women who want to get unstuck.

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6 Ways to Own Going Back to Work After an Absence

Once upon a time, you decided to take a few months away from your career to spend time with your new baby, or tend to a sick relative, or start your own business. Perhaps those months turned into years and you now find yourself wanting to return to the workforce. Don't despair. By following the six steps below, you can take control of the back-to-work process and will restart your career in no time.
02/28/2015 12:43 EST