Re-entering the workforce is always tough, but it can prove especially challenging during a recession. If that’s your situation and you are in the Washington area on Feb. 7, please consider joining me for a discussion on how to get back into the workforce during tough economic times. I’ll explain how to bolster your professional image and make the most of temporary and contract work, among other topics. 10 a.m.-noon, The Women’s Center, 127 Park St. NE, Vienna. 703-281-2657. Registration is required. Cost: members, $35, nonmembers, $45.