Women Need to Improve "Rainmaking" Skills

“Rainmaking” is a must-have skill for any professional woman (not just lawyers) motivated to move up the ladder. The National Association of Women Lawyers®(NAWL®) and the NAWL Foundation®  reported the results of the fourth annual National Survey on the Status of Women in Law Firms (“Survey”).  Results likely mirror those…
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5 Techniques to Ignite Your Next Presentation

"Should I be interactive in my presentation?"... It's a daunting question for some speakers, but in many cases the answer is, "Go for it!" Depending on your purpose, adding interactive elements can be a tremendous help in making your message stick. Presenters that get results in today's high-stakes world need…
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Finding Employment

In recent days I have met several women and an equal number or more men who lost their jobs and are struggling to find new opportunities. They run the spectrum. One woman is a former special needs teacher who was downsized after nearly 25 years. Another was (up until now)…
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Keys to Effective Networking

Enrich Your Life, Accelerate Your Career, Achieve Success Networking should be taught in all schools as a life skill that everyone needs. Being strong at networking will enrich your life and your family's lives on both a personal and business level. It will drive your career and it will help…
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Jump Starting Your Career

This interview with Joe Caso, head of his own executive search and career counseling firm, is for women either wanting to get back into the work force at a “reasonable” level or wanting to jump start their career again by changing jobs and moving on. We invite other career counselors…
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