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Career Advice for Women

4 Simple On-Ramps That Would Help Women Return to Work After A Career Break

Heidi Mulligan Walker | Posted 04.24.2015 | Women
Heidi Mulligan Walker

The fact that the breast cancer did not bring me to tears, but the job search after my "career break" did, was when I knew something was seriously broken with hiring.

A Roadmap Towards Work-Life Balance

Stacey Steinberg | Posted 04.23.2015 | Women
Stacey Steinberg

While I left law school armed with knowledge and enthusiasm, I had little in my arsenal to prepare me for the realities of balancing work and life. If I could give these students some career guidance, I thought to myself, I would say the following.

5 Things to Think About Before Looking For Your Dream Job

Katie Kempner | Posted 04.22.2015 | Women
Katie Kempner

At the risk of sounding like a Dr. Seuss book, there is only one you. You are unique and special and you bring all of your experience, knowledge, and interpretations of life to whatever you do. You are the commodity that you are selling and you must believe in yourself 100 percent.

Professional Mentorship -- A Double Edge Sword

Lisa Marie Jenkins | Posted 04.17.2015 | Business
Lisa Marie Jenkins

Find someone that guides you into self-inquiry, so you may hear your own intuition and wisdom. We all have it, we just all haven't been taught how to tune in and trust it!

Are You Ready to Become Obsolete? What I've Learned About Continuous Reinvention

Josh Bersin | Posted 04.13.2015 | Business
Josh Bersin

One of the most important skills I have found in leaders and candidates is what is often called "learning agility." Learning Agility, a term coined by psychologists, simply describes your ability to rapidly learn new things.

8 Things Young Female Professionals Are Sick To Death Of Hearing

Cecily Trowbridge | Posted 04.13.2015 | Women
Cecily Trowbridge

I should not have to work twice as hard as any male or elder in my position would in order to prove my worth. I should not feel the desperate need to grapple for job stability because I happen to have a '90s birthday and breasts.

Confidence Is Not Masculine or Feminine: It's Structural

Joi Gordon | Posted 04.09.2015 | Women
Joi Gordon

Until society develops larger internal framework to accommodate all women in the workforce, we would benefit from looking to each other for mentorship and offering the support that is lacking on the institutional level. If properly supported in our careers, we would no longer perceive a lack of confidence as an obstacle for women in the workforce.

6 Tips To Help You Negotiate Your First Salary

Gianna Sen-Gupta | Posted 04.08.2015 | College
Gianna Sen-Gupta

Discussing your compensation is actually a normal -- and generally expected -- part of the interview process. In fact, employers will often have more respect for you, as long you approach the situation professionally.

5 Tips for Imperfect Success

Rebekah Bastian | Posted 04.13.2015 | Healthy Living
Rebekah Bastian

While I feel a bit self-conscious claiming to have my act together enough to give advice to others, I have come up with a list of guiding principles. Some cliché, but I think all true.

The Ultimate GoGirl Reading List: 10 Career And Personal Finance Books We Love

GoGirl Finance | Posted 04.07.2015 | Money
GoGirl Finance

Cheesy covers and cheesier titles all promise to solve everyone's problems and turn you into a millionaire -- so how are you supposed to know which one is actually right for you and your goals? Are they all going to put you to sleep by page one?

Clair Byrd: Never Lose the Desire to Grow, for You, and Your Future

Jonha Revesencio | Posted 04.02.2015 | Business
Jonha Revesencio

"If the idea is good, the idea is good, whether it is coming from an intern or the CEO."

How to Cope With a Bad Job (Without Losing Your Mind)

Dr. Kerry L. Schofield | Posted 04.07.2015 | Healthy Living
Dr. Kerry L. Schofield

Surely if you hate your job it's no big deal; don't most people collect their paycheck while dreaming of retirement? After all, your Aunt Mildred never fails to remind you that, "They call it work for a reason" -- so aren't we supposed to be miserable at work? Well...no, unless you're a masochist, obviously.

5 Pieces Of Career Wisdom From Women Who've Made It

The Huffington Post | Alanna Vagianos | Posted 03.31.2015 | Women

Creating a successful career doesn't happen overnight -- take it from the women who've done it. Created by SheKnows Media and BlogHer, a new video...

Why I Said No to Making $1 Million This Year

Anita Wing Lee | Posted 03.27.2015 | Healthy Living
Anita Wing Lee

If you've got big dreams, it means that the universe has big plans for you. You don't need to force yourself to fit into someone else's mould of success -- whether traditional or untraditional. As long as you keep taking steps forward, you will get there. It's your journey. Do it your way.

Thinking About a Career Change to Tech? Here's How

Suzanne Grossman | Posted 03.16.2015 | Business
Suzanne Grossman

We all know that the tech industry is where the jobs are, especially if you have the coding skills. But what would it take to break into the field if you have no experience or background in that area?

Mulligan Time: 5 Foolproof Ways to Tap a New Career

Danielle Wolffe | Posted 03.12.2015 | Business
Danielle Wolffe

It turns out, taking a Mulligan, doing it over, is the key to survival in today's convoluted, fast changing economy. If you have chosen to give reinventing yourself a try, make sure you do it correctly.

3 Tips For Women Wanting To Become CEOs From Buffalo Wild Wings' CEO

Alicia Jessop | Posted 03.04.2015 | Women
Alicia Jessop

As a female taking over the helm of a company focused on wings, football and sports that had only 35 restaurant locations, Smith had her work cut out for her.

4 Ways to Deal with a Male-Dominated Work Culture

Dr. Bernice Ledbetter | Posted 03.04.2015 | Women
Dr. Bernice Ledbetter

Increasing gender diversity and equality in the workplace can lead to increased revenues, greater innovation and improved employee satisfaction, which benefits us all.

How to Ask for a Raise: Advice From Inspirational Businesswomen

Ellevate | Posted 02.25.2015 | Women
Ellevate

I researched the typical salary for my position, consulted mentors and confidants, practiced my points countless times, and found inspiration and confidence from several influential businesswomen I admire. Here's what I learned from each of these inspirational women on asking for the salary you deserve...

What To Do When Your Partner Relocates for Work

Deborah Chalk | Posted 02.24.2015 | Women
Deborah Chalk

I came to see that the martyr way doesn't work. It's a half-life, an apology. I didn't like the way there was a possibility of resentment building over time, like limescale on a kettle.

Elaine Huang: It's OK to Try New Things and Fail

Jonha Revesencio | Posted 04.06.2015 | Business
Jonha Revesencio

Elaine Huang, Correspondent for Southeast Asia and Content Strategist at e27.co, shares how she has transitioned from writing about rice and Myanmar to eventually moving to Singapore covering innovative tech startups in the region.

Surrendering to Motherhood and What I've Learned

Rebecca Grainger | Posted 03.31.2015 | Parents
Rebecca Grainger

My word for 2015 is "surrender." To the little person who has taken over my life and given it a whole new meaning. So far, this is what I've learnt on my journey from the corporate world to motherhood.

The One Way to Be Indispensable at Work This Year

Chris Deaver | Posted 03.16.2015 | Business
Chris Deaver

Here we are: A New Year filled with endless hopes and dreams. It's exciting, but may feel scary for some of us, especially when it comes to our career growth.

5 Ways to Stop Getting in Your Own Way

Jami Young | Posted 03.16.2015 | Women
Jami Young

Constantly defending and justifying your dreams and desires is not only exhausting, but also counterproductive and unhealthy. Take the time to actively seek out like-minded people who will acknowledge, affirm and celebrate your audacious goals.

Networking Is a Key Strategy in Your Job Search

Rebecca Grainger | Posted 03.15.2015 | Women
Rebecca Grainger

Gone are the days where the only way of finding a new job was through an advert, or even a recruiter. With the increase in social media, companies have endless means of sourcing talent. However, one rule of thumb still applies today "it's not what you know, but who you know."