• By
  • Posted June 11, 2018

Chat with Ellevate Network's Kristy Wallace and Allison Matejczyk

Anju Kurian, co-founder of Vermilion Talent sits down with Kristy Wallace, CEO of Ellevate Network and Allison Matejczyk, Director of Corporate Partnership at Ellevate Network to talk about women, career success, and current trends in the world of work.


  • By Vermilion Talent
  • Posted May 24, 2018

Vermilion Success Stories Webinar

Ready for an honest conversation with those who have been exactly where you sit today? We're talking the good, the bad, and the ugly with a panel of professional women who navigated the twists and turns of a career transition successfully. How'd they do it? Watch to find out.


  • By Vermilion Talent
  • Posted May 7, 2018

Vermilion Success Story: Meet Carla Perl

Carla made a transition from corporate marketing to the world of entrepreneurship as founder of Slumberland Solutions, a sleep training company for babies and children. Learn more about her journey!


  • By Jess Geevarghese
  • Posted May 1, 2018

Balancing Meditation with Jess Geevarghese

Any transition, especially a career transition, can be stressful. Jess Geevarghese guides us through a quick 4 minute balancing meditation to bring calm and clarity.


  • By
  • Posted April 17, 2018

How Long Will It Take Me to Get Back to Work?

Anju Kurian, Co-Founder of Vermilion Talent, talks about a common question you may have as you think about the next chapter of your career.


  • By Vermilion Talent
  • Posted April 4, 2018

Recap of The Art of Career Re-entry Conference 2018

Day filled with Making Connections, Inspiration, Action, and Creating a Community


  • By Vermilion Talent
  • Posted March 26, 2018

Will you join us?

Counting down to the 2018 Art of Career Re-Entry Conference. We're putting the final touches on this amazing day. Join us http://bit.ly/2IGvNkY


  • By Vermilion Talent
  • Posted February 26, 2018

Voice of Vermilion: Fear of the Unknown

Voice of Vermilion: Anne-Barbara Lemmens, Co-Founder of Vermilion Talent, talks about how to overcome fear as you make a career transition.


  • By Vermilion Talent
  • Posted February 23, 2018

Company Perspective: Interviewing After a Career Break

Dawn Perri, Chief Human Resources Officer, PKF O'COnnor Davies talks about how to talk about transferrable skills during an interview.


  • By Vermilion Talent
  • Posted February 14, 2018

Faces of Vermilion: Meet Christine

Meet Christine Robertson , the picture of resilience and another Vermilion Success Story. Christine chats with Anne-Barbara Lemmens, co-founder of Vermilion Talent, on her top 3 lessons learned from her career re-entry journey.


  • By Vermilion Talent
  • Posted January 25, 2018

Company Perspective: How's Your Elevator Pitch?

Do you dread THE question? You know what I'm talking about. "So, tell me about yourself?" Well, normally you'd launch into a 5 minute soliloquy. There is a better way; sharing some tips from Brett Settles, HR Director of PKF O'Connor Davies, a global accounting and advisory firm.


  • By Vermilion Talent
  • Posted January 25, 2018

Company Perspective: How to Talk About Your Career Break

How do you talk about your career break? Debbie Schiro, Director of Recruitment Management, Global Talent Acquisition, at Mastercard talks about how to set the tone when talking about your career break.


  • By Vermilion Talent
  • Posted January 25, 2018

Company Perspective: How Companies View Volunteer Experience

Valerie Webb, Head of HR Advisory Services and Employee Relations, shares her experience in hiring professionals returning to the workforce.


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  • Posted January 22, 2018

Your Brand Twist - Learn How to Showcase your Personal Brand (WEBINAR)

JULIE COTTINEAU, author of Brand Twist & founder/CEO of the Brand School, joins us to discuss how to craft your own narrative and brand yourself. What sets you apart? As you make a career transition, learn how to identify and showcase your unique personal brand.


  • By Vermilion Talent
  • Posted January 22, 2018

Voice of Vermilion: Perfect Timing

Anju Kurian, co-founder of Vermilion Talent, talks about timing - when is the right time to get started on the next chapter of your career?


  • By Vermilion Talent
  • Posted December 15, 2017

Interview with Skill - Learn how to tell your success stories (Webinar)

Interview experts Jaime Morris and Diane Spizzirro, share their tips on how to sell yourself as the most compelling candidate for the job. If you need a refresher on how to interview, don't wing it. Preparation builds confidence. Watch this video and build up your interview skills!


  • By Vermilion Talent
  • Posted December 14, 2017

Culture Connection - How to find the right work culture (Webinar)

KATHY D'AGOSTINO, founder of Win at Business Coaching and Director of the Vermilion Coaching Network, joins us to discuss finding the right work culture! Only 32% of US workers are “engaged” at work. Learn everything about company culture and why finding the right fit is key in this chapter of your life.


  • By Vermilion Talent
  • Posted December 11, 2017

Faces of Vermilion: Meet Kerry

Meet Kerry - she may be just like you. She had an amazing career as a graphic designer and creative project manager. She stepped out of the workforce to stay home with her kids. She recently returned to work full-time after a six year career break. How'd she do it? Watch this video and find out.


  • By Vermilion Talent
  • Posted November 22, 2017

Happy Thanksgiving

Filled with Gratitude - Happy Thanksgiving!


  • By Vermilion Talent
  • Posted November 20, 2017

Voice of Vermilion: Find the Right Cultural Fit

You know when it feels right and when it doesn't. Vermilion Co-Founder Anne-Barbara Lemmens shares her thoughts on why finding the right cultural fit is critical for this chapter in your career.


  • By Vermilion Talent
  • Posted November 2, 2017

Faces of Vermilion: Suha's Success Story

Real women with real success stories. Meet Suha, a healthcare administrator, mother of three and recent career returnee. Suha returned to the workforce after a 13-year career break. How'd she do it? Watch the video and find out.


  • By Vermilion Talent
  • Posted November 1, 2017

Company Perspective - Networking vs Applying Online

Representatives of MasterCard share their insights on how to connect with the right people to find the job you'll love.


  • By Vermilion Talent
  • Posted October 30, 2017

Come to Conviction: How to Make Decisions and Move Forward in your Career Re-Entry (Webinar)

Anne-Barbara Lemmens sits down with Cheryl Strauss Einhorn, author of Problem Solved how to discuss the AREA Method, a framework to make complex decisions. We will activate this framework to empower you to make career decisions with confidence.


  • By Vermilion Talent
  • Posted October 2, 2017

Event Recap: Success Stories - Women Who've Made Dramatic Career Changes

An inspiring night of networking and hearing success stories from professional women who've successfully made dramatic career changes. Co-Sponsored by Ellevate Network, Fairfield-Westchester


  • By Vermilion Talent
  • Posted October 1, 2017

Decisions, Decisions, Decisions

Decisions are all around us; how do we tackle them? Anju Kurian, co-founder of Vermilion Talent, shares her perspective on decision making and career re-entry.


  • By Vermilion Talent
  • Posted September 21, 2017

Career Re-Entry and Career Change

Anne-Barbara Lemmens, co-founder of Vermilion Talent, shares her personal story of her career change and tips on how to evaluate your options.


  • By Vermilion Talent
  • Posted September 15, 2017

Vermilion Talent Mission Video

Vermilion Talent co-founders, Anju Kurian and Anne-Barbara Lemmens, talk about Vermilion, its mission, and how they have created a guided approach to career re-entry.


  • By Vermilion Talent
  • Posted September 6, 2017

The Company Perspective: Change is the Only Constant

Sharing the company's perspective. Betsy Foran Owens, Former SVP. Chief of Staff and Sales Executive, MasterCard discusses the mindset your need to redefine your career.


  • By Vermilion Talent
  • Posted September 1, 2017

Meet Vermilion Talent

Get to know Vermilion Talent and how we can get you back to your career!


  • By Vermilion Talent
  • Posted September 1, 2017

Back to School!

Happy Back to School. With kids getting back to school, make time to think about what's next for your career. Ready to get started?


  • By Vermilion Talent
  • Posted August 29, 2017

Company Perspective: Why Are You Interesting to Companies

Bringing you the company perspective. Lisa Pent, Global Head of Platinum Investment Planning and Performance Analysis, shares her experience hiring and working with women who have returned to the workforce after a career break.


  • By Vermilion Talent
  • Posted August 29, 2017

The Company Perspective: Qualities Companies Value

Sharing the company's perspective. Betsy Foran Owens, Former SVP. Chief of Staff and Sales Executive, MasterCard discusses the inherent values that career returnees bring to the table.


  • By Barbro Sjotun
  • Posted August 9, 2017

Career Re-Entry as an Expat (Short)

New country, new culture, and getting back to work after a career break? How do you do it? Meet Expat Coach Barbro Sjotun as she shares tips on getting back to work as an expat or trailing spouse. Want to watch the full video? Join Vermilion Talent as a member, https://vermiliontalent.com/talent


  • By Vermilion Talent
  • Posted July 24, 2017

Meet Jennifer O'Connor, CEO of Elan Elite Body Development

Meet Jennifer O'Connor, CEO of Elan Elite Body Development. Jennifer is a trained exercise physiologist, with extensive experience working with major league and Olympic athletes. Most recently she became an alumni of the Goldman Sachs 10,000 Small Business Initiative and Tory Burch Foundation Early Stage Program for Women and was honored to be selected as an ambassador to represent female entrepreneurs at the first ever United State of Women White House Summit. Join us as Jennifer shares her journey transitioning from being an employee to running her own business.


  • By Vermilion Talent
  • Posted June 30, 2017

The Company Perspective: Meet Sheila Narayanan

Sheila Narayan, former Chief Digital Experience Officer for the Girls Scouts, shares her perspective on networking - a critical tool for career re-entry.


  • By Vermilion Talent
  • Posted June 28, 2017

Faces of Vermilion: Connie's Success Story

Excited to share Connie's story. After downsizing, Connie took a career break to spend time with her family and regroup. She kept in the game as an independent consultant. Now, she has restarted her corporate career as the VP of Business Development at Berlin Productions, a digital marketing firm. How'd she do it? Watch the video and find out how!


  • By Janet Krusche
  • Posted June 24, 2017

Strategic Networking (Short)

Get a sneak preview of HR Leader Janet Krusche's insights on strategic networking. For access to the full video, we invite you to become a Vermilion Talent member at www.vermiliontalent.com/talent


  • By Janet Krusche
  • Posted June 24, 2017

Strategic Networking

Ready to learn more about Strategic Networking? HR Leader Janet Krusche explains where to start, how to structure your networking conversations and tips & tricks on how to follow-up.


  • By Vermilion Talent
  • Posted June 21, 2017

Event Recap: Vermilion Talent Summer Social

Highlights from Vermilion Talent Summer Social hosted by Heineken USA


  • By Vermilion Talent
  • Posted June 4, 2017

Voice of Vermilion: The Importance of Networking

Why is networking critical to a career transition? Anne-Barbara Lemmens, co-founder of Vermilion Talent, shares her perspective.


  • By Vermilion Talent
  • Posted May 23, 2017

Faces of Vermilion: Meet Letty

Vermilion member and Letty Murillo took a hiatus from her banking career when she and her family moved overseas for her husband's career. After spending many years traveling overseas as a trailing spouse (visiting 20 countries,) Letty re-entered the workforce via Morgan Stanley's Return to Work program. Watch the video to hear more about Letty's journey back to work.


  • By Vermilion Talent
  • Posted May 22, 2017

Event Recap: A Mindful Approach to Career Transition

Highlights from the Mindful Approach to Career Transition Workshop. We explored the intersection of mindfulness and visioning in clarifying what the next chapter of your career looks like. Many thanks to our workshop presenters, Ken Bambace , Sarah Silbert Hinawi & our photographer, Alison Sheehy.


  • By Vermilion Talent
  • Posted May 16, 2017

Voice of Vermilion: Mindfulness during a Career Transition

Anju Kurian, co-founder of Vermilion Talent, talks about why mindfulness is important as you think about the next steps in your professional life.


  • By Vermilion Talent
  • Posted May 10, 2017

Faces of Vermilion: Mila's Story

Vermilion Talent Member Mila Merrell is a finance professional and mom of two. She left the paid workforce in 2008; and has made the decision to re-enter the workforce. Mila shares her perspective after attending a recent Vermilion event.


  • By Cynthia Shaw
  • Posted May 4, 2017

Avoiding Self-Sabotage with Cynthia Shaw

Mindfulness leads to better self-care. Artist, psychotherapist, coach, and founder of CREAgeous Living, Cynthia Shaw presents helpful tools on how to recognize/avoid Self-Sabotage and create better habits for success.


  • By Cynthia Shaw
  • Posted May 4, 2017

Avoiding Self-Sabotage with Cynthia Shaw (Short)

Mindfulness leads to better self-care. Artist, psychotherapist, coach, and founder of CREAgeous Living, Cynthia Shaw presents helpful tools on how to recognize/avoid Self-Sabotage and create better habits for success. For access to the full video, we invite you to become a Vermilion Talent member at www.vermiliontalent.com/talent


  • By Vermilion Talent
  • Posted April 24, 2017

Interview Prep & Mock Interview Recap

Highlights from Interview Prep Workshop with Success Image Careers + Mock Interviews with HR/Hiring Managers from Credit Suisse, Girl Scouts, Heineken, and PKF O'Connor Davies


  • By Success Image
  • Posted April 12, 2017

Interview with Skill, Success Image Careers

Need a refresher on how to approach interviewing? In this video, Vermilion Talent features Jaimie Morris and Diane Spizzirro of Success Image Careers. They share tips on how to develop your personal brand to interview with skill and confidence.


  • By Success Image
  • Posted April 12, 2017

Interview with Skill, Success Image Careers (Short)

Get a sneak preview of this Vermilion Talent Coaching video featuring Jaimie Morris and Diane Spizzirro of Success Images providing you with insights on how to prepare for your interview. For access to the full video, we invite you to become a Vermilion Talent member at www.vermiliontalent.com/talent


  • By Vermilion Talent
  • Posted March 29, 2017

Vermilion Talent Mission Video

Sharing the Vermilion Talent story - this is what we are all about


  • By Vermilion Talent
  • Posted March 26, 2017

Faces of Vermilion: Meet Rachel

Vermilion Talent Member Rachel Grandwetter shares her journey of getting back to work after a 8 year career break. With a background in employment law, Rachel's goal was to transition to Employee Relations. She is now the Director of HR for Clason Point Partners.


  • By Vermilion Talent
  • Posted March 21, 2017

Event Recap: The Art of Career Re-Entry, Celebrating Women's History Month

Highlights from Vermilion Talent's Art of Career Re-Entry 2017 event, co-sponsored by Mastercard and Westchester County Office for Women. Our career experts navigate the various strategies and perspectives of career re-entry including avoiding self-sabotage, hiring managers panel discussion, salary negotiations & pay equity and much more.


  • By Vermilion Talent
  • Posted March 10, 2017

The Art of Career Re-Entry, Celebrating Women's History Month

March 16, 2017 is Career Re-Entry Day in Westchester County, NY. Join us to celebrate Career Re-Entry Day, Women's History Month & the Art of Career Re-Entry. Our experts navigate the various strategies and perspectives of career re-entry including avoiding self-sabotage, hiring managers panel discussion, salary negotiations & pay equity and much more. Co-Sponsored by MasterCard Women's Leadership Network & Westchester County Office for Women.


  • By Vermilion Talent
  • Posted March 7, 2017

Celebrating International Women's Day 2017

In 1908, in NYC, 5000 women marched for shorter hours, better pay, and the right to vote. At Vermilion Talent, our mission is to empower women to fulfill their professional potential through every chapter of her life. #Beboldforchange


  • By Anju Kurian
  • Posted March 3, 2017

Vermilion Membership has its privileges - complimentary admission to the Art of Career Re-Entry!

Vermilion Membership includes complimentary access to amazing events, including our flagship event on March 16 from 9:30 am -2:30 pm. The Art of Career Re-Entry, celebrating Women's History Month! Co-sponsored by Mastercard & the Westchester County Office for Women


  • By Shannon Malkin-Daniels
  • Posted February 27, 2017

Communicate with Confidence

Shannon Malkin-Daniels, public speaking and communication coach, founder of SPEAC, shares her tips on how to Communicate with Confidence.


  • By Shannon Malkin-Daniels
  • Posted February 26, 2017

Communicate with Confidence (Short)

Shannon Malkin-Daniels, public speaking and communication coach, founder of SPEAC, shares her tips on how to Communicate with Confidence.


  • By Anju Kurian & Anne-Barbara Lemmens
  • Posted February 24, 2017

Voice of Vermilion: How to be confident when talking about your career re-entry goals

Anju Kurian & Anne-Barbara Lemmens, co-founders of Vermilion Talent, share their point of view on confidence, re-entry, and what you can do now to get started.


  • By Vermilion Talent
  • Posted February 20, 2017

Post-Event Perspective: Communicate with Confidence + Live Pitchathon

Interview with Vermilion member Cary Kelly after the "Communicate with Confidence" Event with Luisa Baldini of Composure Media.


  • By Vermilion Talent
  • Posted February 17, 2017

Event Recap: Communicate with Confidence + Live Pitchathon

LUISA BALDINI, speech writing, presentation consultant, and former BBC Royal Correspondent, shares her tips on effective communication and presentation skills for career returnees + Live Pitchathon.


  • By Vermilion Talent
  • Posted January 31, 2017

Event Recap: New Year's Social & Networking (Sponsored by Heineken USA)

The highlights of our fabulous New Year's Social held at Heineken USA headquarters.