Signing In Is Not Enough: How To Really Link On LinkedIn

Social media has completely changed the way employers view potential job candidates. Where employers used to just be able to find you on Facebook or MySpace, there are now entire social media venues dedicated to helping you find a job.  LinkedIn is the pioneer in this category of networking websites. It can be your best friend if used correctly and...

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Don’t Let Your Plan Get In The Way Of Your Passion: How Ambika Changed Her Career Course and Never Looked Back

Ambika Nigam could have been a number cruncher. After she graduated from the University of Michigan with a degree in economics, she accepted a prestigious financial analyst position at Oppenheimer Funds, where she made the kinds of complicated mathematical models that would make Einstein blush. But, as she sat at her computer manipulating money, Ambika increasingly found herself lusting after...

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The Do’s And Don’ts Of Workday Wedding Planning

So now that some of your fears about planning your wedding on office hours have been put to rest (as long as you get your work done), there are still some things that you might want to avoid while on the job. Here are some do’s and don’ts to planning your wedding while working. DO Research – Every good plan...

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Lisa Price of Carol’s Daughter: Mother Knows Best (And How To Conduct Yourself At Work)

Lisa Price is the founder and president of Carol’s Daughter. Carol’s Daughter (http://www.carolsdaughter.com) is has been known for its natural beauty products for more than 20 years. Lisa talks to NEXT for Women (http://www.nextforwomen.com) about what her mother taught her about being professional. Using examples from her own life, Lisa shares how her mother always had the best advice when...

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Make-Over Your Relaxation Routine: How One Woman Finds Fulfillment Through Her Weekend Hobby

As the Director of Sales and Marketing at Live Work Play, Corey Woodard spends her days networking with local service-providing professionals. Her nights offer little opportunity for restful relaxation: post-office hours are prime time for her to promote Raleigh, NC based restaurants and the bar scene. Still, despite her blistering schedule, Corey calls working with Live Work Play a “dream...

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Bridging The Pay Gap: How And When To Ask For A Raise

Every few years someone does a study on the gender pay gap.  According to a recent survey by the Bureau of Labor Statistics, on average, women make 20% less than men, with certain industries skewed even further towards the pay imbalance.  For example, women in finance, only earn 70.5 percent of their male counterparts’ salaries. So how do we overcome,...

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The 411 on Leadership: Part 2

Still looking for tips to develop your leadership skills? Read on for more from our leadership series! Come Prepared, Very Prepared We all thought that homework was over the day we were granted our college diploma. There may not be any more lab reports or exams, but you still have homework. Before entering a meeting, research topics on the agenda so...

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Think You Need To Choose Between Your Passions? Think Again! An Interview With Jessica Althoff of Future:Standard

Our friends over at Chic CEO chatted with Jessica Althoff about her really cool startup, Future:Standard. Future:Standard is an online boutique for ethical and sustainable clothing. How chic!   Tell us a bit about Future:Standard Future:Standard is an online ethical clothing boutique.  We launched in 2011 and sell ethical clothing & accessories, which to us means anything that is made with respect...

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Susan Shor of Eileen Fisher on What To Ask A Potential Employer

Susan Shor is the Chief Culture Officer & Facilitating Leader at Eileen Fisher (http://www.eileenfisher.com), an American clothing retailer, known for the simplicity of clothing and the use of non-traditional models. Considering a new job? Interviewing at a company? Susan talks to NEXT for Women (http://www.nextforwomen.com) about what to ask a potential employer. These questions can include: What has been difficult...

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