NEW YORK — Whether looking to make a career move in 2013 or simply advance in their present company, employees should be making resolutions that extend beyond pledges to spend more time in the gym, according to Ann Fastiggi of the New York-based executive search firm Herbert Mines Associates.
Traditionally, women have assumed that they need to be “more like men” to get ahead in business. But the gap is growing smaller all the time. In fact, says Vickie Milazzo, more and more women are receiving and creating big opportunities in business because characteristics that might have been labeled “too feminine for business” in […]
Women own about 10.1 million businesses in the United States and employ one in every seven American workers. As a woman, starting a business can be tough, from many different angles, not the least of which is work-life balance. But the good news is that there are also extra resources out there for female entrepreneurs, […]
“Executive Presence” Is Key to Corporate Advancement New York, NY: October 23, 2012— When it comes to career success, attractiveness and hard work don’t match the influence of “executive presence (EP)”, according to a new study from the Center for Talent Innovation. In a survey, 268 senior executives cited executive presence–being perceived as leadership material–as an essential component to […]
For many seniors, retiring is an exciting prospect. However, financing your retirement can be a serious challenge. Although some individuals feel comfortable relying entirely on Social Security benefits in retirement, that may not be enough to fund your lifestyle, or you may not want to trust this option entirely.
A particularly important differentiator in today’s job market is the ability to portray an entrepreneurial appetite – the intangible element that not only are employers seeking but job hunters today crave. In fact, according to a new survey by financial-services firm Edward Jones seven in 10 Americans crave more entrepreneurial experiences at work.
Small businesses owned by women are faring better than small businesses owned by men, according to Count Me In. Nell Merlino, CEO of the non-profit organization (which helps mentor and grow female-owned businesses) says women have to stop waiting for the world to change, and instead step out of line and make it happen. She has 5 key tips.
Today’s college graduates are entering a very challenging job market. Many of them will end up in positions or jobs that weren’t exactly on the radar for their dream career. Vickie Milazzo says that smart grads will use this time to develop the portable skills that will help them leap to the top once opportunities […]
Lebanon, NH (May 9, 2012) – StartWire™, a game-changing Internet job search organizer, today launched a first-of-its-kind application for unemployed job seekers – the StartWire Unemployment Work Search Organizer. With all 50 states requiring unemployed benefit claimants to track their work search on a weekly basis, the StartWire Unemployment Work Search Organizer automates the often-manual […]
Interview Attire 101: Seven Suggestions to Help You Make an Impression…and Hopefully Get an Offer! Deciding what to wear to a job interview can leave you feeling stressed and uncertain. Marla Tomazin shares pointers to help you confidently dress for success. New York,NY(May 2012)—One of the most stressful rites of passage in an adult’s life […]
You have the basic resume requirements—work experience, education and skills—but now you should set aside some time to improve and expand your simple structure. Author Louise M. Kursmark, in her new book Same-Day Resume, offers a few essential tips that will improve your resume and help you land a job.