Monthly Archives: March 2017

Use Social Media to Raise Your Value at Work

Jennefer WitterYou have your reasons if you don’t post on social media for work. Maybe you’re too busy. Or you wouldn’t know which platform to use—or what to post. Perhaps no one in your industry who is important is following you. Or you’re a private person and you want to keep it that way.

Whatever your rationale, personal branding expert Jennefer Witter wants you to know that you’re missing out on a key opportunity to advance your career. “Using social media can help you elevate your reputation and the visibility of your organization, which makes you valuable if your brand aligns with your company’s values,” says Witter, CEO and founder of The Boreland Group Inc. and author of The Little Book of Big PR: 100+ Quick Tips to Get Your Small Business Noticed. Read More

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Stand Out as Manager Material

Grace KilleleaPop quiz: What separates the smart and hardworking from the smart and hardworking in leadership roles?

Answer: Executive presence, which entails exuding confidence, more so for women than for men, the Center for Talent Innovation has found.

Of course, the lack of executive presence, and so confidence, perceived or otherwise, isn’t the only reason there are so few women at the C-level of corporations. “Company policies and practices and gender bias are all contributing factors, too,” says Grace Killelea, founder and CEO of the GKC Group and author of The Confidence Effect: Every Woman’s Guide to the Attitude That Attracts Success. “But the confidence gap is real and it is keeping women back.” Read More

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Podcast | How Successful Women Make the Most of Their Time

Laura Vanderkam

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Advancing in your career has tradeoffs: more work and responsibility mean less time and energy for you and your family. But are all your personal sacrifices truly necessary? Probably not, says Laura Vanderkam, author of I Know How She Does It and 168 Hours. In this 30 minute teleclass, Vanderkam will share: how successful women make the most of their time; the underlying strategies that can help you to be more productive; and an overall game plan for giving yourself more time in the day so you can love your career—and personal life, too.

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International Women’s Day 2017 | Thank You

On Wednesday, March 8th, we celebrate the strength and power of women everywhere—and face the work that is yet to be done.

We can only do that work together. Let’s recognize our achievements, thank the people who helped us along the way, and keep on working.


How to Share:

1. Right-click on the image (or use this download link) to save it.

2. Attach the image to a personal email

  OR post it to your Facebook timeline and tag the ladies in your life you’d like to thank

  OR copy the URL and share however you like!


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International Women’s Day 2017 | Thank You

On Wednesday, March 8th, we celebrate the strength and power of women everywhere—and face the work that is yet to be done.

We can only do that work together. Let’s recognize our achievements, thank the people who helped us along the way, and keep on working.


How to Share:

1. Right-click on the image (or use this download link) to save it.

2. Attach the image to a personal email

  OR post it to your Facebook timeline and tag the ladies in your life you’d like to thank

  OR copy the URL and share however you like!


<< back

Posted in Uncategorized

International Women’s Day 2017 | Thank You

On Wednesday, March 8th, we celebrate the strength and power of women everywhere—and face the work that is yet to be done.

We can only do that work together. Let’s recognize our achievements, thank the people who helped us along the way, and keep on working.


How to Share:

1. Right-click on the image (or use this download link) to save it.

2. Attach the image to a personal email

  OR post it to your Facebook timeline and tag the ladies in your life you’d like to thank

  OR copy the URL and share however you like!


<< back

Posted in Uncategorized

International Women’s Day 2017 | Thank You

On Wednesday, March 8th, we celebrate the strength and power of women everywhere—and face the work that is yet to be done.

We can only do that work together. Let’s recognize our achievements, thank the people who helped us along the way, and keep on working.


How to Share:

1. Right-click on the image (or use this download link) to save it.

2. Attach the image to a personal email

  OR post it to your Facebook timeline and tag the ladies in your life you’d like to thank

  OR copy the URL and share however you like!


<< back

Posted in Uncategorized

Free Teleclass | How Successful Women Make the Most of Their Time

Laura VanderkamHow Successful Women Make the Most of Their Time
Tuesday, March 28, 2017
10:00-10:30 am

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5 Lessons Along the Path to a More Diverse and Inclusive Workplace

By Theresa Kushner, Vice President, Information Innovation Center, VMware

When we started our women’s initiative at VMware, we knew that we wanted to do it differently from other Silicon Valley high-tech companies. No one was having a lot of success in the area of recruiting, promoting and retaining women. We wanted to increase our diversity and provide an inclusive environment for our people. Our culture demanded it. After all, we are the company that does the impossible by virtualizing computing, networking and storage—either on premise or via software as a service. We could do anything. Read More

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How Women Can Get Ahead in Technology

What’s really holding women back in technology? You may have read about the “pipeline problem”—girls don’t study science, technology, engineering or math in equal numbers to boys—but that’s a red herring, says Gina Helfrich, founder and organizer of Feminist Hack ATX.

“The biggest obstacle, in my opinion, is poor retention numbers,” Helfrich says. “Research shows that more than half of women in technology leave the field by mid-career.” Read More

Posted in Speaker Articles, Career, Career Choices, Innovation, Job Advancement Tagged , |

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