Category Archive: Business & Career

Mindful Workplace Culture? Let’s Talk R&R

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During my early childhood, adolescent, and younger adult years, I remember these cherished and vivid memories of my mother sitting-cheerfully and pleasantly-at either the kitchen or dining room table with a pen and… Continue reading

The Status of Women in Leadership Positions, According to an AAUW Study

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A recent study by the American Association of University Women (AAUW), Barriers and Bias: The Status of Women in Leadership, tackles the gender leadership gap: why it’s important, why the gap exists, what… Continue reading

Top 8 Ways to Find a Job Using Linkedin

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Today, the “continuous job search” is a crucial practice that can prevent you from missing out on opportunities. As social media becomes increasingly important to job seekers, harnessing the real power of social platforms –… Continue reading

Keep an Eye out for Rising Stars in Technology

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Keep an eye on the 21 Rising Stars in Enterprise Technology featured today in Alley Watch and congratulation to all of the women featured this year! With the rapid growth of female leadership… Continue reading

Want to Build a Great Career? Start with Your Community.

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If you were to search the Internet for advice on how to build a successful career, you’d find all kinds of different tips. Some would focus on the importance of personal branding, others… Continue reading

#MondayMotivation: Getting Up After Failing Is Life-Changing

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The most important day of my life was the day my legs could no longer support my own body weight. The lens that I saw my world through shattered. No longer was I… Continue reading

A Love-Hate Relationship: Business Travel

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The love-hate relationship that everyone faces as a rising professional is the one with travel. At first it is exciting and thrilling to be on the road. You get to see the country,… Continue reading

Work It Wednesdays: From Formal to Casual in the Office

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Meeting With The Boss: When it comes to dressing for work, I keep with the classic silhouettes. Erring on the side of being boring, I always look for pieces with some embellishment. A… Continue reading

Resolutions, Goals and Bucket Lists: What Works and What Doesn’t

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New Years resolutions.  We have all made them and have all broken them.  Whether you want to lose weight or quit smoking, it can be tough to stick to a rigid timeline once the… Continue reading

The 5 best job hunting tips in 2016

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If you’ve set out to make 2016 the year you land your ultimate career, then you’ll definitely have to work on crafting a solid job hunting strategy. Landing that job you love requires smart approach,… Continue reading