We strive so hard to live good lives, to be "happy," to find our way and to create success and joy and share it with others. But it's occurred to me that it's just not that complicated. It's very simple, in fact.
It's paramount for you to have a realistic sense for your strengths, your weaknesses and where you want your career to go. But sometimes, you may need to make a decision to take your experience where it will be more appreciated (which I did).
You showed up on time, dressed to impress, and your answers to every question the interviewer asked you were flawless. Now the end of the interview is drawing near, and the interviewer is about to ask you his last question: "Do you have any questions for me?"
Every ending is a chance for a brand new beginning with the best person in the world...YOU. So dust off the "gloomies" and give yourself a fab makeover. It's time to get moving toward a happier you. Here are some great tips to start 2014 off right.
In the United States, women fill fewer than 17 percent of leadership positions and corporate board seats -- even though we represent about 50 percent of the workforce. So, is it possible for today's woman to break through these barriers?
Society, and culture, has changed around us and with us over the past few decades. It's evolution at work, or perhaps another revolution, as where we are now seems to be a high-tech iteration of somewhere we've been before.
You deserve to be paid for your time and duties during your internship. It's time to fight the outdated idea that "pulling yourself up by your bootstraps" and working for free will get you ahead in your career.
Failure should not be a mark of shame, but a badge of honor showing the world that you are willing to try again. Here are some of my failure lessons that may help you navigate the next bump on your professional road.
The question is, do we really want the next generation to follow and not lead? As a woman in business, I believe women in AMERICA are ready to lead! But, we have to be willing to risk changing the status quo.
Interviewers, human resource professionals, and people with whom you network may not understand your life choices. All you can do is clearly and compellingly articulate what you've learned and translate that into a benefit to employers.