Career Advice for Women

No matter where you are on your professional journey, find the best career advice, tips, and tools to help you advance and succeed today.

Women in Business: Your Experience Strengthens Decision-Making

I’m so glad I finally got to see the movie The Post starring Meryl Streep and Tom Hanks. The movie dramatizes the The Washington Post newspaper’s 1971 decision to publish portions of a top-secret study called The Pentagon Papers. The Pentagon Papers were a U.S. Department of Defense study about the country’s political and military involvement in Vietnam, which revealed […]

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The 7 Best Ways To Learn

Lifelong learning doesn’t mean just taking classes, going to training or attending conferences. In her research for UNDETERRED: The Six Success Habits of Women in Emerging Economies, “lifelong learning” was a key skill that Rania Anderson observed in 250 successful women across 29 countries. These women were always in a learning posture, regardless of how […]

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31 Days to Advance Your Career – Take the #Work31 Challenge

DAY 1 Identify your greatest strength. Be very specific – what distinguishes you from other people with the same strength? Write it down. If you aren’t sure, talk to some people who know you best.   DAY 2 Set a goal for one specific thing you want to have happen in your career. Write it […]

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3 Ways to Take Credit

One of the most important things you can do for your career is to take credit for your accomplishments. These are my top three tips on how to do just that…

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It’s Your Skills and Experiences That Really Matter

Let’s ask some different questions and reframe the conversation around what success looks like…

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4 Steps to Customize Your Life

The most content women I’ve met actively define how they want their work to fit into their lives. The start of a new year is the perfect time to reflect on your life…

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Survey Results: the Help You Want in Your Career or Business

We sent out a survey a few weeks ago asking what your biggest need was in your career or business, and how we can help. Here were some of your responses:

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This is Not Your Father’s Workplace

Erin Risner The Way Women Work work life balance

How I work full-time from home, spend part-time during the week with my six-month-old son, work at night, get other things done, and feel like I’m doing a pretty good job…

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Top Career Advice of 2014 from Women in Emerging Markets

26 pieces of career and business advice undeterred working women in the Middle East, Africa, Asia, and Latin America…

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4 Steps to Overcoming Your Doubts

overcoming your doubts

If you’re a woman pushing your professional limits, you are familiar with self-doubt. Women from Saudi Arabia, Nicaragua, and China have shared these common themes that help them overcome self-doubt…

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