Career Success Strategies

September 16, 2011

Soul-crushing Meetings, Chatty Cathys and Other Workplace Time Sucks

When I was a young singleton working for a large PR agency in New York, I was always jealous of my married colleagues who would leave […]
September 13, 2011

Working for a Non-Profit May Make You Miserable

Whenever I tell people I work for a non-profit organization, I always get a wistful look followed by a statement like, “Gee, I’d love to quit […]
August 12, 2011

Resume and Cover Letter Advice after a Career Hiatus

Recently I received an email from a reader who is a SAHM preparing to return to work. Here’s what she wrote: I really need some help […]
July 26, 2011

The Taming of the Shrew?

My boss, a retired Navy admiral, likes to tell this joke about a conversation he had with his wife: Her: You’re the General and I’m the […]
May 19, 2011

Tips for Returning to the Workforce

I frequently interview candidates for open positions in my organization and am often asked what advice I have for women returning to the workforce. The most […]
April 14, 2011

Summer 2011 Reading List: Books to Change Your Life

Every once in a while a book comes along that makes you think about the course of your life.  Christopher Gergen’s Life Entrepreneurs did that for […]
February 21, 2011

Sure Fire Ways to Kill Your Career (and How to Avoid Them).

We’d all like to think that we are immune from failure, but even the most successful executive hits a wall sometimes. The reality is that you […]