‘Rising Stars’ Share Career Advice

Sometimes the simplest advice is the best advice. New York Women in Communications’ second annual WiCi Awards were held Oct. 28, 2014. Nine young women were honored as “Rising Stars in Communications.” Mashable...

Jill Abramson Shares Some Advice

Jill Abramson suggests you ask your boss to have coffee and a chat. Abramson made news in May when she was abruptly fired as executive editor of The New York Times. And she’s fine with the word “fired.” In an i...

Five Tips for Returning to the Workforce

More than 40% of women interrupt their professional careers for family or other reasons. Getting back into the workforce after a hiatus isn’t always easy, but Carol Fishman Cohen, co-founder of iRelaunch, tells...

Leadership When You’re Not the Leader

Don’t disparage meetings. They’re “your greatest opportunity to be visible and show your organization what you bring to the table,” says Luann Pendy, VP-global quality at medical-device company Medtronic. She t...

Paid Less? Negotiate More Aggressively

“I don't think I ever heard from a woman who worked for me ‘I want to make X.’ So recalls Sallie Krawcheck (at left), former president of global wealth and investment management for Bank of America and now fou...

Five Women’s Views From the Top

Adweek magazine interviewed five of the advertising/media world’s most powerful women for its Women’s Issue. The stated topic was “The triumphs and trials of smashing the ceiling.” Offering their opinions are N...

Are These Women’s Common Career Mistakes?

Women make critical career errors, perhaps even more than a decade ago. Lois Frankel has revised her 2004 book, “Nice Girls Don’t Get the Corner Office,” to increase by one-third (to more than 130) the number o...

Finding Success: 8 Tips for 2014

Network inside your own organization. Join an affinity group or, better yet, find a personal advocate in a senior position who can facilitate career moves. That’s one of eight pieces of advice for achieving suc...

Kali Raoul: Don’t Ignore Personal Branding

Kali Raoul is president of The Image Studios, which she founded in Chicago in 2000. It works with both corporate and individual clients, counseling them on how to use personal branding to maximize their potenti...