Career Choices

Inspired by: Meryl Levitz

Levitz-Meryl-headshot-Summer-2011-200x300“Look at the person, not at the title.”

Everybody learns differently, and sometimes you can learn the most from someone outside your chosen field, says Meryl Levitz, president & CEO, Greater Philadelphia Tourism Marketing Corporation and Pennsylvania Conference for Women advisory council member. Click the link below to listen to the full interview. Read More

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Inspired By: Rev. Lorina Marshall-Blake

Lorina Marshall-Blakesm“Always look for opportunities to assist and help and create the path.” 

Get a mentor, volunteer and be open to new opportunities, are the top three tips for making a career transition, says Rev. Lorina Marshall-Blake, president, Independence Blue Cross Foundation and board member, Pennsylvania Conference for Women. We recently asked her a few questions about other lessons she’s learned while navigating her career path.  Read More

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Marketing Yourself: June “Office Hours” Recap

Gerrie DresserIn our June 19 “Office Hours” online radio show, host Samantha Ettus and featured guest Gerrie Dresser discussed how to stand out in the crowd while simultaneously building and nurturing reciprocal internal and external relationships. Listen to the 30-minute show here and read on for a summary by Gerrie Dresser, CEO/founder of Unique Impact, Executive l Personal Brand Coach Read More

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Inspired By: Leslie Anne Miller

Leslie Anne Miller“Your professional reputation is your most important asset.” 

In addition to hard work and integrity, Leslie Anne Miller, a Philadelphia attorney, says that equality, flexibility—and a sense of humor—play an important part in your career. Scroll down to listen to our brief interview in its entirety. Read More

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Mindfulness as a Career Strategy: Emily Bennington Teleclass Recap

“Are you walking around pretending to have it all together, while your mind is like a shaken snowglobe?” Career author Emily Bennington posed this question in our free May teleclass, “Mindfulness as a Career Strategy: How to Use Centuries-Old Techniques to Enhance Your Leadership Presence Today.” [scroll down to listen to the full teleclass]

While you might not always be able to control the thoughts that pop up in your head, explained Bennington, you can control how you respond to them through mindfulness, “the practice of bringing clarity and concentration to your moment-by-moment experience.” Read More

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Who Is Driving Your Career? May “Office Hours” Recap

What is it that you love about your current job, what are you really good at, and what sparks your passion? In the first episode of our new  online radio show “Office Hours,” host Samantha Ettus and featured guest Darlene Templeton discussed how women can become their own best advocates and leverage their skills and experience to meet specific career goals. Read More

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How to Find Your Way at Work: Christie Mims

Christie Mims.jpgWhat do you do when you’ve lost your way at work? (And desperately need a new plan for the future!)

A lot of times, our work is … fine.  Things are going well enough that we don’t look too deeply or ask too many questions of ourselves, and shamefully leave the TV channel set to The Real Housewives.

Sure, we’d like to be more energized, maybe less annoyed by our co-workers, and more money would be nice too, and maybe less of that nagging feeling that you should be doing something better. Or more interesting. Or just…more. Read More

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Teleclass Recap: Your Next Career—Now with Julie Shifman

What’s holding you back from tackling your biggest goals?julie shifman2

In our free teleclass on April 24, Julie Shifman of Act Three discussed how to use small-stepping to reach your goals, avoiding the hopelessness and discouragement that often come when facing a big challenge. Scroll down to listen to the 30-minute call.

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