Updated: Jan 23, 2020
Many mothers who have taken a career pause have fears that they have become “rusty” when it comes to the professional world. Are their skills out-of-date? How bad is that experience gap on their resume? What are employers even looking for these days? The world changes fast, and it’s terrifying to jump back into the fast-paced rhythm of working professionals.
Whether you realize it or not, you’ve been training to get back to work throughout your career break. While these fears are understandable, it’s time for a shift in mindset. Let go of fear and embrace all that motherhood has taught you. There are dozens of skills that are transferable to the workplace, many of which may surprise you.
Here is an amazing list of transferable skills that most moms develop during a career pause. This list is not comprehensive, but will give you an idea of the easy ways mothers can break into the workplace without missing a beat.
10 Skills Motherhood Taught You That Transfer To The Workplace
1) Motivating Employees