A few months back, we conducted a survey of women in the workplace. The purpose of the study was to measure participants' perception of what matters to women in the workplace.
We have heard it a thousand times: when it comes to advancing our career, it’s “all about who you know.” Many people believe that more relationships equals more opportunity. We accumulate as many LinkedIn contacts as possible, but will a deeper rolodex actually make a difference? Simply buildi
Self-promotion, which comes naturally to me, is not an easy fit for many. In fact, it’s something many of my clients, friends and colleagues dread and even resent.
There is always a lot of buzz about personal branding, and a lot of the focus is on consistency. Apple as design, Walmart as low prices, Fedex as dependable delivery. People who have successfully branded themselves are also known for something specific.
We are all busy and cut corners to save time. But in networking (and thank you notes are a form of networking), time spent equates to attention paid which equates to genuine interest.
Technology has all but destroyed the recruiting process. Although it varies, ERE’s Dr. John Sullivan reports on average 250 resumes are received for each corporate job opening, so your resume faces a lot of competition. I have even read numbers as high as 1,000 resumes per posting. If you post you