Archive for March, 2013

What’s It Like to Be a Female Chef?

Filed in Hot Careers, More Headlines by on March 31, 2013 0 Comments
What’s It Like to Be a Female Chef?

“It’s the same as it is to be a chef,” says Chef Mary Sue Milliken of Los Angeles’s Border Grill. She and several other notable female chefs shared their frustrations with constantly being asked about being a female chef while also relating some of the gender-specific frustrations they’ve encountered in kitchens. Reader the chefs’ responses […]

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Real-World Tips: Putting You in Your Résumé

Filed in Starting Out by on March 28, 2013 0 Comments
Real-World Tips: Putting You in Your Résumé

Once you’ve put in your time learning about the French Revolution to gain your liberal arts degree, bulking up your portfolio with those practicum courses and getting that real-world experience with unpaid internships, it seems the perfect job should just fall into your lap. In reality, it takes a little bit of searching, and the […]

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Is ‘Shared Responsibility’ a Fair Solution?

Filed in More Headlines by on March 26, 2013 0 Comments
Is ‘Shared Responsibility’ a Fair Solution?

Changes not just in corporate policy but also in women’s attitudes toward and approaches to success are needed, two women with executive recruiter Korn/Ferry International write on cnbc.com. Audrey M. Bohannon and Kim Shanahan say, “Companies need to examine what they can do to attract, develop and retain female talent along with their male counterparts.” […]

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Noreen Ellis: You’ll Need to Take a Risk and Own It

Filed in GC Q+A by on March 25, 2013 0 Comments
Noreen Ellis: You’ll Need to Take a Risk and Own It

Noreen Ellis is Chief Communications Officer for Knight E/A, Inc., leading communications and marketing efforts for the firm, which provides engineering and architectural services for major public transportation improvements. She has more than 20 years of transportation experience and a reputation for the development and execution of communication strategies designed to engage a variety of […]

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10Q w/ Rebecca Lehmann

Filed in GC Q+A, Starting Out by on March 23, 2013 0 Comments
10Q w/ Rebecca Lehmann

1. Name: Rebecca Lehmann 2. Current job, past jobs: My current title is Manager, SEO and Content at Shop Smart, LLC, which owns and operates online deals and coupon codes site BradsDeals.com along with Black Friday and Cyber Monday websites. Before I got into SEO, I spent 10 years in commercial lending. Some jobs I’ve […]

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Dr. Sandy Goldberg: Trust That the Net Will Appear…But Do Your Homework

Filed in GC Q+A by on March 14, 2013 1 Comment
Dr. Sandy Goldberg: Trust That the Net Will Appear…But Do Your Homework

Dr. Sandy Goldberg is founder and chairman of A Silver Lining Foundation, a nonprofit that provides cancer resource information, quality-of-life serves and mammography to people who might not otherwise have them. A clinical nutritionist, Dr. Sandy, as she is known, has been an on-air contributor on health and nutrition topics for Chicago’s NBC affiliate since […]

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‘Lean In’: Insightful or Out of Touch?

Filed in More Headlines by on March 10, 2013 0 Comments
‘Lean In’: Insightful or Out of Touch?

Facebook COO Sheryl Sandberg’s book, “Lean In,” urges women to “believe in yourself, give it your all, ‘lean in’ and ‘don’t leave before you leave’ — which is to say, don’t doubt your ability to combine work and family and thus edge yourself out of plum assignments before you even have a baby,” writes Princeton […]

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International Women’s Day: Progress Continues

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International Women’s Day: Progress Continues

More women are making it into senior management roles than at any time since 2010, with 24% of senior management roles now filled by women. Unfortunately, the United States lags the global average with 20% of top jobs held by women according to new research from the Grant Thornton International Business Report. The report was […]

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Is the ‘Queen Bee Syndrome’ a Real Peril?

Filed in Hot Questions, More Headlines by on March 4, 2013 1 Comment
Is the ‘Queen Bee Syndrome’ a Real Peril?

Women bosses who not only don’t help but actively hinder younger women in the office can be just as much a barrier to success as discriminatory males,  a Wall Street Journal article argues. The term “Queen Bee Syndrome” dates to the 1970s after a University of Michigan study “found that women who achieved success in […]

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10Q w/ Rebecca Fishman Lipsey

Filed in GC Q+A, Starting Out by on March 4, 2013 0 Comments
10Q w/ Rebecca Fishman Lipsey

1. Name: Rebecca Fishman Lipsey 2. Current job, past jobs: Currently CEO, Radical Partners; previously executive director of Teach For America Miami-Dade 3. Schools attended; major: B.A. from University of Pennsylvania (Psychology and Communication majors) and M.A. from Bank Street College of Education, New York City. 4. Did you need to have an internship to help get […]

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