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© 2018 The Swing Shift with content by Mary Dittrich Orth


The Swing Shift is the destination for women in career transition.

Designed specifically for women who are moving into a new field or returning to the workforce after an extended absence, The Swing Shift offers customized, expert-led programming in a structured, supportive cohort model that equips our attendees with the necessary tools and mindset to compete in a modern job search.


We partner with mission-aligned industry leaders and employers that are committed to enhancing and advancing career opportunities for women.

"After many years at the same company, I was ready for a change. However, I really struggled with how to make those first steps. A friend referred me to The Swing Shift, and together with their team, I started down this new career path."

Read more about her story here

Heather Staples, Career Catalyst Alumni 

Managing Director,

@ Impact Hub

Featured Events

Join The Swing Shift at Armoire's Carillon Point location to talk about Interview Preparation with career coach and The Seattle Times workplace columnist , Rebecca Kraus. 

Interview Workshop

If you are contemplating a career pivot or looking to get back to work come say hello and see what we are up to from the comfort of your couch, desk or



Helps women modernize their technical skills, think strategically about how to grow their networks, and move into the next chapter of their career with clarity and purpose.

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