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CAREER DEVELOPMENT

7 Habits of Highly Successful Women in the Future of Work

August 12, 2013 | | 13,768 Comments

(Huffington Post) How often in our careers do we get to say “I love my job”? Well, I can honestly say that I love my job, largely because what I do is try and help other people love their jobs. … Read More

Are Women and Minority Leaders Set Up to Fail?

August 8, 2013 | | 13,895 Comments

(Associations Now) Diversity at the top is rare, and so is strong support for those leaders once they become CEOs. A close look at your board makeup can help.

We know that associations struggle to promote women and minorities to … Read More

Where Are All The Women Tech Entrepreneurs?

August 2, 2013 | | 13,874 Comments

(Forbes Women) At my one-year business school reunion back in May, I pitched at the startup showcase. Of the 20 pitches, 3 were women founders. This is not a new situation. At entrepreneur events, I’m frequently one of a handful … Read More

An Entrepreneur Tells All: How To Make A Career Pivot

July 26, 2013 | | 13,764 Comments

(Forbes) As a founder of the online hiring resource HireArt, where we vet hundreds of candidates each month for companies as varied as Cisco to JDate , I’ve spoken to dozens of people who are unhappy in their careers and want to change course. Lawyers … Read More

Every Good and Perfect Gift

July 19, 2013 | | 14,326 Comments

Five years ago I became a casualty of the imploding real estate industry. The small real estate development firm where I worked could no longer afford to keep me in the marketing/ strategy position I’d held since graduating from business … Read More

5 Major Faux Pas of Resume Writing

July 19, 2013 | | 14,253 Comments

We’ve all been warned about common resume mistakes—typos and other mechanical problems, inconsistent verb tense and capitalization, inappropriate formats, and lying. Here are a few other resume writing blunders to avoid when making that important first impression.

1. A vague objective

If you choose … Read More

THE SCARLET A

July 17, 2013 | | 14,360 Comments

(Elle) In Leslie Bennetts’ long career interviewing famous women, only one—one—has ever admitted to being ambitious. Why are women so afraid to say they want power and so unwilling to plot a course to get it?

Here’s an experiment: Ask … Read More

VCs don’t have a bias against women entrepreneurs; we’re just bad at pitching

July 16, 2013 | | 14,096 Comments

(Venture Beat) Do Silicon Valley VCs have a negative bias against women entrepreneurs, making it more difficult for them to raise venture capital than men?

If you look at the statistics, it would seem so. Women entrepreneurs raise just 4.2 percent of overall venture … Read More

Hayley Barna & Katia Beauchamp, Birchbox Founders, On Starting A Business With Your Best Friend

July 15, 2013 | | 13,960 Comments

(HuffPost) Sometimes your best friend can also be your best business partner.

Hayley Barna and Katia Beauchamp met at Harvard Business School, and become close friends before launching monthly beauty-product subscription service Birchbox together in 2010. In an interview with Fox Business, the … Read More

URSULA BURNS: Seeking Perfect Work-Life Balance Is A ‘Fool’s Journey’

July 15, 2013 | | 13,937 Comments

(Business Insider) Work-life balance and women in the workplace have become a hot topic after Sheryl Sandberg published Lean In, a book on the subject, and Marissa Mayer controversially recalled Yahoo’s remote workers, sparking the ire of some women.

Another of the world’s most prominent women … Read More