Thursday Jun 08, 2023

Getting The Career You Want For The Post-Divorce Life You Deserve

Are you re-entering the workforce or ready to move your career forward? Has your divorce done a number on your self-confidence? In this episode, our host, Kimberly A. Cook, Esq. chats with HR Professional, career coach, and CEO of The Pencil Skirt Project, Kenyatta Young, is on a mission to help women rebuild confidence, conquer fears, and navigate their careers while living a life of purpose. She is giving listeners key takeaways and strategies including those from her very successful book, L.I.T.E. It Up: Seven Secrets for Dominating The Workplace While Living Out Your Purpose.  In this episode, Ms. Young discusses:

  • Three things you should do now if looking to transition back into the workforce?
  • How to use your personal networks to get the job you want;
  • Marketing tips for the “stay-at-home” mom transitioning into an office position;
  • The self-confidence boosters to remind you of the “BOSS” that you are;
  • What to tell employers about your divorce, and more.

No matter where you are in your career or the divorce process, you will definitely walk away from this conversation ready to take your career to the next level.  There is no time like the present to have the life that you want and deserve. To learn more about today’s guest, please be sure to check her out on the following platforms:


Instagram: @young.Kenyatta

Facebook: Kenyatta Young


Grown Girl Divorce podcast is a space of relatability for Black women considering and going through a divorce. These are girlfriend conversations to educate and empower you through the process. Our host, Kimberly A. Cook, Esq., is a highly acclaimed divorce attorney and mediator breaking down divorce misinformation, dismantling stereotypes on Black families, and shining the light on the importance of diverse representation in family law. Grown Girl Divorce podcast guests are primarily women of color providing expert information or personal stories as a way to give voice to and support Black women going through divorce. 

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