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Diversity in Sponsorship Creates a Competitive Edge

Executive level men and women are needed to support and advocate for the advancement of women and minorities into leadership positions. They need to actively sponsor individuals, these initiatives, and formal affinity groups in...

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How to Make Social Media “Work” For You

The invention of social networking changed the way humans, businesses and organizations communicate and relay information. The all too popular social network Facebook boasts 1.11 billion monthly active users as of March 2013 a...

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How to Get Recruiters to Find You on LinkedIn [INFOGRAPHIC]

This week, I had the opportunity to speak to a group of young professionals, and was asked for the third time in a month the same question, “How do I optimize my LinkedIn profile so a recruiter might find me?” I hop...


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The 5 “Don’t’s” for Attending Events, Networking or Otherwise

Even the world’s most introverted person will at some point in his or her life have to attend an event. From weddings to funerals, from nonprofit galas to company picnics, you cannot avoid small talk, worrying about what ...

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Finding Job Success Through a Mentor

Finding a mentor isn’t necessarily something you “officially” do. Mentorship is something that can grow organically with anyone. Usually these people reveal themselves to us in the form of friends or colleague...

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5 Social Media Don’t’s to Increase Your Effectiveness Online

Social media is the hot new buzzword everywhere you look, you’re told that your career will benefit from a healthy amount of sharing, posting, liking and connecting. But just like any hot new trend, social media gets misu...


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Your Googleability: How to Control and Mold Information About You Online

It’s old advice, but important advice, that you should know what’s out there about you on Google. Who will be Googling you? Well, let’s see. Here’s a small list of people who might just type your name in...

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How to Network at a Convention

This weekend I’ll be speaking at San Diego Comic-Con on a panel called “Her Universe: Geek Girl Fashion – A Discussion Between Fashion Professionals and Fans.” While I’m excited to explore the convention when I’m no...

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Strategic Networking: Your Career Advancement Edge

We all know that networking is the key to professional success -the most powerful competency you can use to advance your career.  But if you are like many professional women, the term “Networking” creates feelings ...


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Social Media: Should I Have a Separate Professional Account?

This is a question that I’ve struggled with, and I still don’t think I’ve found the answer. When I first started doing outreach work, I was speaking with people from around the world. I often messaged people w...