Dear Life Coach,
Do you have any advice on how to get back into the work force after being out of it for some time? I took 10 years off from my career to be home to raise our two children and now that they are in high school I would like to go back to work. As I look for a job in my field, I am finding that the skills needed are different than those I have because of new technologies that are now in place.
Dear Outdated Mom,
Please take a moment to congratulate yourself on beginning this process. I know from personal experience that the decision to return to work can be fraught with uncer- tainty and about as daunting as conquering Mt. Everest. I also know it can be done, beautifully and with great success. Before I answer your direct question, I wonder if you will indulge me in playing a little game? I call it…