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The NEW Chapter for Women of Generation D

March 24, 2017

Last week saw many celebrations of International Women's Day. I was pleased and proud to be part of them and while at the fabulous Accenture event, I had an epiphany. Women of all ages struggle to be equal with a long path still ahead. In an age where youth seems to be valued over wisdom, there is a danger that we women of Generation D may be overlooked and forgotten. We need advocacy and mentors just as much for ourselves as do the generations of women who are coming behind us.


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New Year's Resolution

January 15, 2014

After the excesses of the holidays, a lot of people start thinking about “middle management” and it generally involves cutting back.  For a talent development consultant, middle management has another meaning.  Here, I’m going to do a 180 and suggest you do some fattening up. As companies recalibrate for 2014, I’d like to propose a new course of action for HR and business leaders – namely, to feed the great middle of your organization a richer diet of career development support and...

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Outplacement

December 12, 2013

The answer is an overwhelming YES!

 

Did you know that four out of five large to medium companies worldwide rely on outplacement services to support departing employees as a result of a restructuring, merger or leadership change. 

While most organizations provide outplacement services to help separated employees land a new career opportunity as quickly as possible and with the least amount of disruption, there are also sound business reasons to get this right.

Worldwide, 85% of the...

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The holiday season shouldn't be a deterrent to your job search

December 1, 2013

The holiday season is upon us and is often mistakenly thought of as a time to take a "break" from the job search or wait to start a job search. However, did you realize that the holidays offer a great window of opportunity to those in the midst of a job search? During the holiday season:

 

  • Competition decreases: many people jump out of the job search because they believe in the holiday-slow down myth
  • Business travel slows down: more decision makers are available for networking...
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