Lisa Rabasca Roepe

Lisa Rabasca Roepe
How to Write Your Best Self-Assessment

How to Write Your Best Self-Assessment

When it comes time for your quarterly or annual review, your supervisor will likely ask you to write an assessment of your work. This is not a time to be humble, says executive coach and author Peggy Klaus. It&rsquo…

Everything You Need to Know About Job References

Everything You Need to Know About Job References

References might seem like a formality, but to hiring managers they’re invaluable. In fact, a professional reference can make or break your ability to land a job, says Mary Olson-Menzel, president of MVP Executive Search and Development. An…

9 Myths About Marriage and Money

9 Myths About Marriage and Money

Given that financial disagreements are the No. 1 predictor of divorce, it’s no wonder some people keep money conversations completely separate from their romantic relationships, trying to avoid the conflict altogether.
But it’s important to remember that “marriage…

How to Prepare for Next Year’s Taxes

How to Prepare for Next Year’s Taxes

You might be feeling the pressure of the looming tax deadline as you scramble to find receipts and think back to every donation you made over the last year. And then soon enough, the process will start over again, raised…

How to Go From Full-Time to Freelance

How to Go From Full-Time to Freelance

If you need some flexibility and can’t negotiate a different schedule at your current job, freelancing might be the solution you’re looking for.

As the workweek lengthens, a growing number of employees are trading in full-time, office…

I Had a Secret Double Mastectomy

I Had a Secret Double Mastectomy

Seven years before Angelina Jolie wrote openly about her double mastectomy, I had a double mastectomy and chose to keep it a secret. In 2006, the idea of taking the breasts of a 42-year-old woman with stage 0…