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Career Advice for Women

It's Better to Be Respected Than Liked at Work

Shivani Bhagi | Posted 11.26.2015 | Business
Shivani Bhagi

Effective leaders have the ability to make decisions that are right for the business, and for themselves, without worrying about what people may think of them.

9 Tactics To Land You The Job

Adele Scheele | Posted 11.24.2015 | Women
Adele Scheele

1. Research them. Look them up and see who they are and what they need. 2. Remember that you are there to contribute to them, not the other way round...

7 Steps to Know If You're in the Right Job

Zoë B | Posted 11.20.2015 | Business
Zoë B

If you have (like most people), you may have found yourself evaluating the pros and cons of what you do for work. While this is a useful process, it can be easy to get it wrong. Today I'm going to share with you the exact process I use to coach clients to identify if they are in the right job or not.

Self-Love Workshops With 15-Year-Old Girls Challenged My Career

Angelina Darrisaw | Posted 11.11.2015 | Women
Angelina Darrisaw

Decisiveness finally took over. My job was supposed to start in a week, my lease was about to be renewed and I didn't have any spare time to mull it over. I had to be home and I needed to turn that job down and move. Immediately.

Career Success Through Intentional Networks

Marilyn Nagel | Posted 11.05.2015 | Business
Marilyn Nagel

I've spoken to literally thousands of women about intentional networking and always ask "How many of you have gotten a job, promotion, or large piece of business from a connection in your network?"

The Real Reason Your Co-Workers Hate You

Jessica Simko | Posted 11.03.2015 | Business
Jessica Simko

When you have to spend nine or more hours per day at work, with the same people, it's a given that the experience would be so much better if you actually liked and got along with the people you have to work with -- especially when it comes to your boss. Yet, for most of us there is typically one or more people who are a regular, major, and painful thorn in our sides.

Are Your Emails Killing or Boosting Your Reputation?

Shivani Bhagi | Posted 10.30.2015 | Business
Shivani Bhagi

Your email interactions say more about you than you may realize, and it's worth understanding the impact of your written communications, seeing as how you're perceived based on these communications can either kill or boost your reputation.

Reality Check for Graduates

Jill Jacinto | Posted 10.23.2015 | College
Jill Jacinto

Congrats on graduating, entering the workforce and officially becoming an adult. Chances are you'll be interviewing and submitting dozens of resumes after commencement. Chances are you'll apply for jobs that aren't exactly your dream job and that's OK.

How Women Can Take the Wheel and Set Their GPS Coordinates for The Top

Peyton Patterson | Posted 10.22.2015 | Women
Peyton Patterson

Women who aspire to hold leadership positions can exercise far greater control over career outcomes than they realize. While companies still have a long way to go in fostering diversity at the highest levels of management, the reality is there is never enough time in a boss' day to make you his/her highest priority. That task will always be left to you.

What Would You Attempt To Do If You Knew You Could Not Fail?

The Modern Femme Movement | Posted 10.22.2015 | Women
The Modern Femme Movement

A magnet asking that very question stares back at me every time I reach to open the refrigerator door. I see it every, single day, but today it reminded me of a significant question that was once asked of me. The question that has since changed my life.

Escaping the Vortex of Mediocrity

Jodi Weiss | Posted 10.19.2015 | Business
Jodi Weiss

There's a joke amongst some of my ultra-running friends when we are in the midst of a 100-mile race and things are going downhill: to at all costs, avoid the vortex of mediocrity. To keep moving, and get over the pain.

How to Derail Doubt and Find Your Dream Job

Beth Frede | Posted 10.19.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Beth Frede

Remember, your mind will get to work answering whatever you ask it! So next time you feel stuck, whether with finding your dream job or with something else in your life, ask yourself good quality questions and you'll be generating the results you want in no time.

Mastering the Art of the Mid-Career Shift

Avis Jones-DeWeever | Posted 10.06.2015 | Women
Avis Jones-DeWeever

And there comes a time when you realize, unless something changes, unless you do something to break free of the routinized existence your life has now become, you'll continue to be stuck in a life that reflects only a shell of what it could be, what it should be and most likely, what it was destined to be, if only you believed in yourself enough to try.

Creative Pursuits and Motherhood -- The Pull Between Who You Love, What You Love Doing and Sleep

Carla Da Costa | Posted 10.02.2015 | Women
Carla Da Costa

In the era of "having it all," is it now possible for women to pursue their own creativity and have a successful career, remain an engaged and fun mom, have a happy family life while still getting enough sleep in your day? Am I being unrealistic here?

10 Tips On How to Be a Success in Your New Job

Rebecca Grainger | Posted 09.28.2015 | Business
Rebecca Grainger

Keep a record of your accomplishments and contributions from day one, including emails thanking you for your work, performance reports, and all positive feedback. When it's time for your performance review, if you're seeking promotion or negotiating a pay rise, you'll wish you had done it. So start now!

How to Achieve Anything You Want

Elsa Alexandra Razborsek | Posted 09.25.2015 | Business
Elsa Alexandra Razborsek

What I want you to know and trust is that you can be and accomplish whatever you want... If you set your mind to it and follow these five steps.

The Bold Truth About Success

Shivani Bhagi | Posted 09.25.2015 | Business
Shivani Bhagi

One of the key contributing factors to my success and happiness is my ability to be BOLD in life. I urge you to do the same and here's why.

Why It's Time to Shatter the Myth of Confidence

Kris Safarova | Posted 09.24.2015 | Business
Kris Safarova

Do you believe you need confidence to succeed? I certainly did for far too long. Let me start with a personal story that illustrates, what I call, the myth of confidence.

How My Unconventional Career Path Led to a Job at a Startup

Avelist | Posted 09.24.2015 | Business

Honestly, I've never had career goals. In my early twenties, I knew that I wanted to write, but didn't have the guidance, direction, or drive to pursue the path.

13 Absurd Tales of Working Mothers

Rebekah Bastian | Posted 09.23.2015 | Parents
Rebekah Bastian

Being a working mother can be extremely fulfilling. It can give you a meaningful sense of purpose, keep you challenged and provide your children with a strong role model. It can also be utterly ridiculous, awkward and exhausting.

Why You Have to Lie in a Job Interview

Jessica Simko | Posted 09.23.2015 | Business
Jessica Simko

Many people spend their entire careers struggling to be someone they aren't as if they have no choice in the matter. I used to think that too but there is a better way!

3 Valuable Lessons Game of Throne's Arya Stark Taught Us About Career Mentorship

Crystal Marsh | Posted 09.23.2015 | Business
Crystal Marsh

While your ambitions likely (hopefully) vary drastically from those of Arya Stark from Game of Thrones, her character provides an impeccable model for the power of career mentoring. Here are some lessons in life-changing mentorship, courtesy of Arya Stark.

How to Know When It's Time to Quit Your Job

Kali Rogers | Posted 09.16.2015 | Women
Kali Rogers

Is it lunchtime already? You punch your iPhone awake. 8:15. In the morning. Crap. At this rate, it will be Christmas before you get to head...

Oleg Shmelev: Pursue Your Dream When You Know You've Got What It Takes

Jonha Revesencio | Posted 09.17.2015 | Business
Jonha Revesencio

One way to have a successful career is to learn from successful people and find out how they achieved that success. Oleg Shmelev, CEO of Isina, is a good example of a successful entrepreneur in the entertainment industry.

Lost in Motherhood

Rebecca Grainger | Posted 09.08.2015 | Women
Rebecca Grainger

The biggest surprise when I became a new mom was not the immediate change to my life, it was the almost instant loss of the person I was. I was changed. The emotions, the love, the vulnerability, the fear -- it was all so new.