Since the pandemic, I've had the pleasure of being home for dinner and having the opportunity to hear about my daughter's insights for the day. I have written about my daughter before but I continue to be amazed at the insights she opens up for me. Currently, she and I are on a similar trajectory, we are both discovering and planning for the next phase of our life journey. She is applying to colleges and I am deciding on what is my next big thing. When I talk with my daughter, I see promise...Read more
Join us for a night of fun for a good cause
I want to invite you to this fall's funniest Stand Up Comedy Night in support of Rebuilding Together NYC.
On October 10th, the Associate Board of Rebuilding Together NYC will host Stand Up for Housing and Jobs at Gotham Comedy Club with some of the funniest comedians in the city. This benefit event will be an entertaining evening filled with laughs, while also raising critical funds for our neighbors in need. All proceeds from the event will support a critical home repair taking place...Read more
or What Mature Women Professionals need to keep doing
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.
Pay attention to your middle
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...Read more
Should your company use it?
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...Read more