How Well Does Your Company Attract Multicultural Women To Its Workforce?

As well as Cisco, Deloitte, General Mills, IBM and Proctor & Gamble?  These companies made it to Working Mother’s top five list of the Best Companies for Multicultural Women. So, what is it that these companies offer, that many others don’t, to make them so likeable for women of different ethnicities? Targeted agendas for recruiting & retaining Multicultural Women, such as:...

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The Employed Girl’s Guide to The Job Search

 My interviewer didn’t call when he was supposed to. I am a journalism major at the University of North Carolina with magazine aspirations. Experience is my only potential safeguard against postgraduate poverty, and so for every season there is an internship. In my quest to fill summer, I lined up a phone interview with an Important New York editor at...

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Office OMG!

Have you had an embarrassing moment at work? Have you ever made a terrible mistake in the office? That’s what we call an “Office OMG!” moment.       We all have had Office OMG! moments. From crying in the office to being discovered trash talking your boss, these moments are embarrasing but through these experiences we can also learn and grow.   Starting...

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The Hardest Route Is Usually Not The Right One

I climb high mountains.  There are many mountains in life, and I’ve discovered that these lessons apply. Here is another important lesson from our series of three. There’s a saying in mountain climbing that I really love:  If it’s too hard, you’re off route.  And while I believe there are no mistakes in life, only lessons to be learned, you’ve...

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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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