It is possible to get unstuck and get your career back on track. Building relationships through connecting, keeping your accomplishments updated and staying current with your image will help you stand out. When you stand out, it makes you competitive and attractive. and believe it or not, that's the fuel to get your career moving forward again.
What if I told you that by doing just this one thing, you could increase your chances of keeping your resolution by 80%. Would you believe me? Well, it is true. Most of us fail to do the one thing that is critical to us reaching our goals. What is it you ask?
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Communicating confidently with your boss can be challenging. Day- to- day we have conversations with our boss that impact how they view our work, our potential and our relationship. Therefore, knowing how to talk to your boss with confidence as well as ensuring that you are building the right reputation is critical. There are 3 things you should avoid saying to your boss to maintain a positive impression.
Career expert, Jocelyn Giangrande shows professional women how to communicate effectively, get their opinions heard and to earn respect in business meetings.
The fact that women still earn only $.77 for every dollar a male earns tells me that not only are we not paid appropriately, we are not equipped to negotiate effectively. Our inexperience and decreased comfort level in negotiations plays a role in this discrepancy.
When was the last time you took a moment to acknowledge all that you do? If it has been awhile, I bet you feel drained, unappreciated or overwhelmed.So many of us are doing "it". Whether your "it" is balancing work/life, single-parenting, going to school, taking care of parents or going through tough times, we are all doing "it". However, what we are not doing, is giving ourselves credit.
Names are everything in the world of business. Decisions involving jobs, promotions, demotions, salaries, perks, etc. are made based on names. So what names are people calling you?
Is it true? Are women really harder to work for? Many women I know would answer "Yes". Women are usually socialized to make friends and keep harmony. Therefore, competing with friends is frowned upon. Many of us believe that anyone who conflicts with us, is potentially out to get us. This variance in socialization plays out in the work place.
On a scale of 1-5 (with 5 being the highest), how would you rate your level of confidence? This is a question I often ask women. To my surprise, most rate themselves pretty high. In fact the majority rate themselves between a 4-5. Now, that's pretty darn confident. However, it always baffles me when I … Continue reading Are You Really As Confident As You Think?