Momentum News

Read the latest news at Momentum Resources—from public announcements, to how we are delivering flexibility and workforce solutions, to some of the projects our people are involved in.

What Stay-at-Home Parents Need to Know Before ReJoining the Workforce

August 2013

Things may have changed since you last dusted off your résumé. In your years devoted to caring for small children round-the-clock. You may wonder whether you can still compete successfully against job seekers who never took a break. Read more here.

23 Local Companies Make It On the Inc.500/5000 Lists - RTD

Momentum makes the list for the 2nd year in a row! 

The Venture Forum recognizes Richmond newest Companies to Watch

October 2012
Momentum Resources was recognized as one of the Venture Forum's 2012 Companies to Watch

Busy Moms

October 2012
Over half of new moms return to work within four months of having their first child. Of that set that go back to work, many peter out of the workforce due to the desire for "work-life balance." Read how Momentum is making a difference in this space.

Older Workers Find Livelihood in Contract Work - Reuters

September 2012
The recession has forces everyeone to think differently about work and workforce issues. Click here to see more. 

Momentum Resources Taps Flexible Jobs

September 2012
Tanya and Whitney wanted a different career for themselves after starting a family. They knew that they were not alone and others wanted the same thing. To work in a meaningful way and be a part of their family life. So, they built a business that enables people to do just that. Read More.

Inc. magazine ranked Momentum Resources NO. 156 on its 31st annual Inc. 500|5000

August 2012
This is an exclusive ranking of the nation's fastest-growing private companies. The list represents the most comprehensive look at the most important segment of the economy—America’s independent entrepreneurs. The 2012 Inc. 500 is the most competitive crop in the list’s history. Click here to see the list.

Getting to know: Whitney Forstner of Momentum Resources

August 2012
Richmond Times Dispatch interviews Whitney Forstner. Read more here.

Tanya Cummings is selected for Leadership Metro Richmond, Class of 2013

August 2012
LMR, a regional leadership development and service group, has selected Tanya Cummings for its next flagship Leadership Quest program which begins this Fall. 

Facebook, LinkedIn and Tweets, Oh My!

August 2012
Momentum comments in Working Mother Magazine about the value of social media in your job search.

Networking in Your Socceer Shorts

April 2012
Start shifting your focus so you're connecting as part of your daily routine and kids' activities, suggests Jennifer Folsom crom Momemtum Resources. Click here for more networking tips.

How To Get a 4-Day Work Week and Summers Off.

March 2012
Momentum Resources shares key tips with Forbes Magazine about how to make flexible work work in today's world.

Five who left corporate America for small firms give advice.

June 2011
Richmond Times Dispatch conversation with Whitney Forstner.

Movement to keep moms working is remaking the workplace - Momentum Resources highlighted in Washington Post article on Mother's Day.

May 2011
Click here to read the full story.

Tanya Cummings wins the 2011 NAWBO Rising Star Award

March 2011
Click here to read about the award.

Research Finds that Working Women feel 40% More Guilty than Men. 

March 2011
Jennifer Folsom, a working mom, said it'shard to balance the blurring of work and home life. 

Back to Work Moms Q&A: Advice from Momentum Resources

January 2011 - Great article about how to handle the pros and cons of going back to work. Click here to read.

Momentum helps professionals find flex schedule and part-time jobs.

July 2010 - great article by the NBC12 News about Momentum Resources. Click here to read.

Jennifer Folsom receives recognition from the Hot Mamma's Project.

April 2010
Click here to read more.

Whitney Forstner receives Seymour Leadership Award from Randolph-Macon College.

March 2010
Click here to read more.

Tanya Cummings featured in Virginia Tech Alumni Magazine

February 2010
When Tanya Moore Cummings (English '94) decided after her first child was born that she could not strike the right balance between motherhood and working at a large corporation, she quit her job.

But she never quit dreaming that she would eventually balance a successful career and a fulfilling family life.

Click here to read the full story.
 

Check out the Richmond Chamber Spotlight on Momentum!!

January 2010
Click here to view video.

Richmond BizSense

Sunday, July 27, 2009
How about we share?
Click here to read the article.

Georgetown MBA Alumni Magazine

Summer 2009
Gaining Momentum
Click here to read the article.

Alexandria Times

Tuesday, April 7, 2008
The Busy Mom: Part-time staffing company for mothers finds solutions
Momentum Resources and Northern Virginia Director, Jennifer Folsom, were featured in the Alexandria Times article by Sarah Mills.

Washington Post

Sunday, March 30, 2008
After a Baby, Full Time or Part?
Momentum Resources was highlighted in the Washington Post article After a Baby, Full Time or Part? by Amy Joyce.
Click here to read the article.

Washington Post

Saturday, March 22, 2008
Career or Family? Yes.
Momentum Resources was highlighted in the Washington Post article Career or Family? Yes. as part of Annys Shin's Parenting Inc., The Business of Balance series.
Click here to read the article.

2008 MUSE Award

March 6, 2008
Momentum Resources was honored with a Virginia Museum of Fine Arts MUSE award for creativity in business. There were over 70 nominees across the state of Virginia and at the MUSE Un-Gala on March 6, 2008 Momentum was selected as one of the winners.
Click here for more details about the MUSE Award.

Virginia This Morning, WTVR, CBS 6

February 22, 2008
Whitney Forstner, Principal of Momentum Resources and Mom, appeared on Virginia This Morning to share tips about how women can plan to successfully leave the workforce, as well as return to the workforce.
Click here for the list of tips presented on Virginia This Morning.

Richmond Times-Dispatch

Monday, December 3, 2007
Striking a balance: When it's time to go back to work, Momentum helps mothers find their niche
Momentum Resources was featured as the Cover Story.
Click here to read the article.

Work Magazine

Fall 2007
Innovators: Momentum Resources
Momentum Resources was highlighted as an innovative (up and coming) Richmond-based business.
Click here to read the article.

 

Industry News U.S. News and World Report

US News and World Report

The New Mommy Track: More mothers win flextime at work, and hubbies' help (really!) at home
Click here to read the article.

Building the Business Case for Flexibility by Catalyst

Click here to read the business case.

 

New Workforce Reality Study by Simmons School of Management

Click here to read the study.