That’s when I had my lightbulb moment. Why don’t I start my own networking group, make my own rules and create events that young women just like me would enjoy? Ding, ding!
Changing industries can be the best career decision you’ve ever made … as long as you carefully consider your intentions behind doing it first. Here are five tips to help you decide if you’re ready.
Six months into my “9-to-5:30 job with occasional overtime,” the position has turned into an 8 a.m. – 8 p.m. every Monday through Friday gig. I receive no extra compensation for these extra hours.
Q: I recently came back to work after my maternity leave, and I’m having a hard time adjusting to the new balance required of me.
I’m changing industries and applied for a slew of jobs in a new field. I recently accepted a job offer for less money. The very next day I was offered another job for the amount of money I asked for.
My best friend—and former teammate—just got promoted at work and now she’s my boss! I’m jealous, of course, but I also feel like it has changed our relationship. What advice do you have?
Just like any other job, there are certain things that everyone hears about: lower pay, sometimes longer hours, smaller staff and budget, and dealing with supporters who want to know more.
I have somewhat of a temper and can react to situations that upset me—normally because it’s something I feel attached to and have worked hard on. I understand that having a temper can hold me back.
Q: My boss avoids conflict. He’ll agree with ideas or suggestions in meetings, but then later I learn he implemented the exact opposite or ignored the suggestions. How do I get him to be direct?
What is success? Is it job satisfaction, a big paycheck, a healthy family—or maybe all of the above? And how do we become successful, someone that others admire and want to be like?