How would you view a resume for a candidate who hasn’t had a job for a number of years? Would you pass it off as not having relevant business experience and reject the applicant? Companies are overlooking a high caliber talent pool, according to Elizabeth Andrew, a top-producing technology sales executive, who has established herself as a leader, motivator, and role model with her inspiring story of career reentry by breaking barriers into the San Francisco technology workplace – at 50 years old, after a 17 year career break. Every company should hire return to work candidates, and let them back in!
Elizabeth Andrew is well known return to work expert, who has established herself as a leader, motivator, and role model with her inspiring story of career reentry by breaking barriers into the San Francisco technology space – at over 50 years old, after a 17 year career break. Elizabeth has addressed audiences at Stanford University, Dreamforce, University of California at Berkeley, and more with her career reentry presentations. She also advocates the need for corporations to develop ‘Returnship’ programs to help people return to the workforce, especially within technology companies. Elizabeth is currently a Sales leader with HelloSign, a Dropbox company. This talk was given at a TEDx event using the TED conference format but independently organized by a local community. Learn more at https://www.ted.com/tedx