When most people think about writing their resume, their biggest concern is the format. While you do want to format your resume in a way that best highlights your experience, the most important part is the content.
Most people write their resumes, and bios for that matter, to get the job they … [Read More...]
My friend Nancy tells a familiar story of the challenges she faced with a former boss. Like most of us, Nancy is intensely motivated by a strong work ethic.
However, she was simply overwhelmed with tasks on the job. Initially, instead of approaching her boss to discuss her workload, she … [Read More...]
How’s 2015 starting for you? Do you have intentions, words, and plans ready to power you through January? If you’re like me and my clients, you are ready to go. Great , but what’s your plan to stay on track in February, March and the rest of the year?
One of the best things I have … [Read More...]
My daughter Zoë is soon to be eight years old. What’s remarkable about her is that although her father is white, she has always strongly identified as African-American. I would say black but she proudly says African American.
I could tell you all the ways that she has reached out to people … [Read More...]
When I submitted my first article for The Shriver Report, the editor mentioned that she was intrigued about how I could help women truly manage their personal and professional lives.
She wanted to know if I had any tips that could be presented in an article on how working mothers balance the … [Read More...]
I work with professional women who make great salaries. Many times, when we get to the issue of compensation, they often say that money isn't the point. They are already making more money than they have ever imagined they'd earn. These women have to resist the little voice in their heads that says … [Read More...]
Most people think of their careers as a succession of jobs, giving little thought to planning and mapping out their long-term career goals. In fact, people spend more time planning their vacations then they do planning their careers.
A successful career does not magically come to fruition as a … [Read More...]
As I sat down on the plane headed to Los Angeles this past Monday, I had a flash back to a trip I took back in January 2006 while I was looking for my life after Skadden, the law firm with whom I had worked for since 1999. I was drawn to the administrator position at another firm in San Francisco … [Read More...]
I am going to be completely transparent here.
When I first heard about Sheryl Sandberg's book, Lean In, and her movement accompanied with it's own non-profit, Lean-In.org, I felt a sick feeling in my stomach.
For the past two years, I have been passionately mentoring women to help them … [Read More...]
“The world’s a small place. Everywhere you go, your relationships should come with you. When you leave a job, take the relationships with you.”
- Carole Sawdye, Chief Financial Officer, PwC
Networking. There I said it, and I know most of you sighed. The thought of walking around a networking … [Read More...]