What Language Do You Use to Promote Yourself?

Take a look at your professional bio, Linkedin profile and how you are introduced.  We have the power to use the language of leadership for creating a condition for our own success as well as for others.

I attended the “The Language of Leadership” a presentation by Lori Nishiura Mackenzie, Executive Director of Stanford University’s Michelle

By |October 9th, 2014|Enhancing career skills, featured, Success|0 Comments

Are You My Accountability Partner?

Just like running a marathon or achieving a weight loss goal, it helps to have someone to keep you accountable when it comes to job searching. I call this an accountability partner or job search buddy. When women I’m working with on job searches are having a hard time staying on track, I match them up

How Long Does it Take to Find a Job You Love? Secrets of My Success: Profile of Five Women

How long do you have to wait before the right job comes along? In my experience, it depends on a range of factors. The right job may arrive quickly or it could take some time.

I lead quarterly coaching groups for women jobseekers in NYC. When I realized that all five participants in the November/December 2012 Love

Lean Out, Lean In: Law Firms Making it Easier to Re-Enter the Workforce

I have not written a post in some time but was inspired to do so when I saw this reference in a recent New York Times article to a program that provides women lawyers returning to the workforce (after years spent caring for children or other family members) with paid internships at top New York

By |March 20th, 2014|Enhancing career skills, featured, Job search, Success, Workplace|0 Comments

“Real Happiness at Work” is an Inside Job

When LYJ client Olivia Greene* mentioned that she was feeling happier at work as a result of reading meditation teacher and author Sharon Salzberg’s latest book, I asked her if she would write a review, sharing some of her biggest takeaways.

Here’s Olivia’s guest post:

In Real Happiness at Work, Sharon Salzberg’s first question to her readers is,

Ten Inspirational Quotes for Jobseekers

I love inspirational quotes so when I saw a recent article promising “best inspirational quotes for jobseekers”, I excitedly clicked through. Unfortunately, the quotes left me feeling a bit flat. They were of the “rah rah” and “success involves lots of hard work – you can do it” variety. I’ve found that in jobseeking periods,

By |January 31st, 2013|featured, Inspirational Quotes, Job search, Purpose|0 Comments