Climbing the Ladder

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Is It Ever Worth It to Take a Lower-Paying Job?

I used to be a librarian for seven years. I was laid off twice and am now working in marketing, which I hate but am doing well in. Many libraries are downsizing, and although I've been applying and interviewing, I'm stuck. And I’m not a librarian...

An Introvert’s Guide to Networking

You’ve probably heard conventional advice about networking: Practice your elevator pitch, try approaching people standing alone (they’ll be happy someone is talking to them), memorize icebreaker questions (“How did you hear about this group?”...

5 Ways to Rebrand Yourself Like Taylor Swift

I’m an adult with a job and responsibilities, yet I’m a Taylor Swift super fan. While some can’t see past her youth or twee blond looks, I see a seriously powerful businesswoman — one we should learn from, not underestimate. Her latest release,...

Bored at Work? 3 Ways to Fix It in 2015!

Make 2015 the year you start loving your job. Discover ways to make your current job more enjoyable or build a business that better suits you

Three Skills You Need to Lead Yourself in an Overwhelming World

It’s a tough world out there when you’re craving success. You’ll need these three skills to succeed in this overwhelming world.

Work Moves That Get Noticed

Career paths are anything but linear these days. So the traditional model of putting your head down and simply doing your job won't be enough to help you stand out. After speaking with HR professionals, bosses, and career experts, we've gleaned...

The Sisterhood of the Traveling Jobs

Everything I’ve been told about being a successful woman has been anchored in sisterhood. Over the course of your career, you travel with the same cycling cast of coworkers and power players. That woman you worked for as an intern? You’ll bump...

10 Things I Learned at a Summit for Ambitious Women

When I was a wee lass, my grandmother’s common refrain was that I was “a very enterprising young lady.” I used to tell her that when I grew up, I wanted to own newspapers and write novels. As an editor at DailyWorth and a published short story...

Five Networking Weapons of Mass Appeal

Between work functions, ugly sweater parties and traveling home to loved ones, the networking opportunities are endless.