When you have had a career break from professional life, common thinking is that you no longer have a network or certainly not one that you can use to leverage your return to work. However our experience of supporting professionals in their return to work suggests that in fact the opposite is true - and it is your existing network that are most likely to help you. Please see my blog at Women Returners for top tips on how to map and use your networks creatively to support your return to work.
We have also found that most members get back into work through their networks. They know what you are capable of and are eager to help where they can.