Topic: career strategy

How Not To Blow The Interview Your Job Search Landed You

How Not To Blow The Interview Your Job Search Landed You

The job search is tedious, time consuming, exhausting, and a bunch of other things we don’t even want to bring up. The feeling of receiving an invitation to interview can leave you both overjoyed and overwhelmed. With growing fears of prolonged gaps of unemployment, especially for older job seekers, developing a job search strategy that really works means there’s no room to blow your chances of getting hired during your interview.
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How To Stay Professional When You Work With Bitches

How To Stay Professional When You Work With Bitches

Working with difficult female coworkers if something we have all gone through – or are going through now! – and Kathi Elster and Katherine Crowley, career experts and authors of Working with You is Killing Me and Working for Your Isn’t Working for Me, have come up with a thorough list of actionable tips to help us get through it. We talked with these ladies about all the different kinds of mean girls you may encounter at work and what to do about it (that doesn’t involve slapping someone.) More »

5 Power Tips for Women In Their Careers

5 Power Tips for Women In Their Careers

As a woman, I know we are incredible, brilliant, insightful, powerful, and capable of making a positive impact on a global scale. If that’s true, why does it seem like so many of us are sabotaging our successes, holding ourselves back, or missing the mark? After working with thousands of women, in a variety of training/coaching settings, five common themes have emerged on where women seem to be getting stuck. More »

5 Ways To Scare Away Your Career Mentor

5 Ways To Scare Away Your Career Mentor

Wherever you are in your career, seeking out a mentor is a great way to boost your career and expand your network. In fact, 75 percent of executives say mentoring plays a major role in their career — and 95 percent of Millennials just starting out their careers want a mentor. Through your mentor, you’ll likely meet new people, learn new skills, and maybe even find new job opportunities. More »

9 Fashion Blunders That Will Undermine Your Presence At Work

9 Fashion Blunders That Will Undermine Your Presence At Work

Our friends over at Marie Claire recently surveyed their readers, both female and male, on what clothing mistakes can completely undermine a woman’s presence and capability at work. These are not just fashion blunders but they literally have the power to hurt your career. They came up with a list of the worst ones and we thought they were great. Just remember, check yourself before you leave for work. More »