Women: The Interview Double Standard
by Teena Rose - Aug, 2009
Here's an interesting issue to consider: if the job candidate is a woman and the interviewer is a man, is it appropriate for her to cross her legs? It depends. First of all, it's important to understand something about fundamental comfort. Crossing of the legs during an interview is not necessarily a gender thing; men do it as well, and the reason is because it is much easier on the lower back when sitting if at least on...
Nine Ways to Be a Powerful Woman
by Alexandra Levit - Aug, 2009
Catherine Kaputa is a brand strategist, speaker, and the founder of SelfBrand LLC, a NYC-based personal branding firm. According to Catherine, now that women exert overwhelming influence in the business world they can make even more progress if they learn how to leverage their distinctly female aptitudes. Here are nine ways women can use their innately female traits to boost business success: 1. Tune in emotionally: Women ...
Ten Tips For Twenty-Something Transformation
by Christine Hassler - Aug, 2009
The past two weeks, I have blogged about the rite of passage for today's twenty something woman. Below are ten brief tips to keep in mind during this time of transformation or really any stage of life as we are all consistently presented with unique challenges and changes: 1. Be present. This is a tough one because we spend so much time in our twenties obsessing about what we will be and who we will be with. Take the time t...
The “Vision Thing” - Critical to Accelerating Women’s Careers
by Suzanne Bates - Feb, 2009
In today’s economic environment, companies need great leaders. Yet lately much public conversation has focused on whether our economic crisis has been partly the result of too much “leadership testosterone,” both on the trading floors and in the boardrooms of banks and investment firms. Would a more balanced male-female presence have made a difference in averting the current crisis? Many, many experts agree that ideal corpo...
Lost On The Twenty-Something Journey
by Christine Hassler - Jan, 2009
Dear Christine, "I'm currently in my early twenties and I gotta say, I'm so lost. I have a lot of stress from a job I don't enjoy and battle constant insecurity issues. So how did you do it? How'd you become so successful and happy with your life? Because honestly, I'm finding it a bit hard." - Lost in My Twenties Dear Lost in My Twenties, I'd be surprised if you said your twenties were easy for you as this decade ...
Does Your Resume Make You Feel As Fabulous As Your Interview Suit?
by Liz Handlin - Jan, 2009
I was recently talking with a friend of mine who spent two weeks shopping for the perfect interview suit. She was scheduled to interview at a very white shoe investment bank for a senior position so she wound up purchasing a Chanel suit for the big day. And of course she had to find the perfect new shoes (Prada) and bag (Prada) to round out the look. She spent thousands of dollars on her outfit over the course of two weeks in ...
Get Elected to the Career of Your Dreams: Lessons Learned from the Candidates
by Marshawn Evans - Jan, 2009
I don't know about you, but I'm still on a high from this historic election! This is certainly an exciting time for our country. We saw a lot of firsts! The first female vice presidential nominee and of course, the election of the first African-American to the Oval Office. It was electrifying to see people around the country unite, and become intimately involved in the political process. Watching the level of enthusiasm and ra...
Women as Entrepreneurs
by Barbara Wulf, MS, CPCC - Nov, 2008
It’s been said that women are the Mothers of Invention. Nothing could be truer as we see an increasing number of women as entrepreneurs in today’s workplace. At a website for entrepreneurial women, www.entwomen.com, they state "a laptop, a bathrobe, and a cup o’Joe - what else do you need?" Well, it sounds good, but speaking from personal experience, it’s not quite that simple. Ask any woman who has her own business or is...
Women Entrepreneurs, the Right Stuff
by Barbara Wulf, MS, CPCC - Nov, 2008
Thinking about becoming an entrepreneur? Do you have the right stuff? Here are a few things to consider: Find Your Niche • Know "thyself"” – What are you skills and strengths? What are your weaknesses? • Get creative • Get curious about the market • Do research, survey, read, and observe Develop a Business Plan This can be a new challenge but is an essential foundation before launching any business. Developing a...
How to Explain an Employment Gap
by Katie Lindbloom - Jul, 2008
Arguably the most important aspect of a resume is the work history. Unfortunately, if you’ve spent any time not working, either taking care of a sick family member, staying at home with your kids, or going on a sabbatical, you could have a huge, eye grabbing hole in your resume. Employers do not like to see any gaps in your work history, so you must explain any time that you were not employed. You can do this by addressing...
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