Tag Archives: employment

Visionary Standpoint

What advice do you have for women who’ve been laid off?  Determine what’s going to work best for you in the long term, not what’s working for you right now. From a visionary standpoint, start thinking of where you want … Continue reading

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Struggle for Professional Identity

 I have been hired as a software-engineer team leader for a group, most of them older White men. I expect challenges to my authority because of my youth, race and gender. Can you recommend strategies to help me take charge … Continue reading

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The Network

Aim to send one email or social message every week  to someone on the edge of your network, meaning a former colleague or a friend of a friend, You’ll kick off conversations with people who may eventually lead you to … Continue reading

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Education vs. Skills

People automatically assume that in order to change jobs or careers they need additional education. That is not always the case…. Many of us have skills and experiences that are applicable to a myriad of opportunities successfully master an interview, … Continue reading

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How Long is too Long to Stay at a Job ?

  The title alone How Long is Too Long to Stay in A Job? took me down memory lane. I worked at a company for over a decade as a receptionist. The position allowed flexibility and plenty of down time … Continue reading

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