Career Search – You Better Tell Somebody

Follow You Better Tell Somebody Where to Start Your Career Search   Your career move should not be a secret. When you know that you are on your way out whether voluntarily or against your will, it is a good idea to broadcast your intentions to everyone (except your current employer).  You will be surprised […]

Are You Doing What You Really Want to Do?

Follow Many people work long and hard to get access to the right opportunity. The right opportunity can lead you in the right direction, and get you closer to your goals. So why then do people pass up opportunities in hopes that, like a bus, another will come along?  I wouldn’t bet on it. When […]

The Grey Haired Job Seeker: Over 50 and Looking for Work

Follow Don’t be discouraged, there is  still hope if you are a fabulous, female over 50 and seeking employment.  There are industries that value the experience, the work ethics and drive that a woman of a certain age  brings to the world of employment. Seek out employment agencies and even part-time and temporary employment. There […]

Career Corner Employment Services

Follow by JC Gardner Lynette Mitchell Harley, a wife and mother of two children, is a South Carolina native who has spent over 25 years in the field of workforce services in the Southeastern United States. In early 2017, Lynette will establish Career Corner Employment Services, LLC, a national employment agency. Birthed out of a […]

Jarene Barnes Believes in Never Giving Up

Follow Jarene F. Barnes Board President CASA of Allegheny County How many years have you been in your industry? 25 years What has been your greatest inspiration? Women with strong leadership qualities: Michelle Obama, Maya Angelou, Senior Vice President Valerie Njie of Bidwell Training Center, Sarah Sumpter and the late Dr. Edna B. McKenzie Name one person you […]

Diamonte Z. Walker is Living a Purpose Driven Life

Follow Diamonte Z. Walker, MBA Director of Performance and Compliance Urban Redevelopment Authority   How many years have you been in your industry? I’ve worked in the non-profit and government sectors for 3 years. I have more than 15 years in the for-profit and corporate arenas. What has been your greatest inspiration? My daughters are […]

6 Mistakes To Avoid When Building Your Business

Follow 6 Mistakes to Avoid When Building Your Business For every successful business, there are just as many unsuccessful ones that started at the same time, in the same industry and with about the same capital as the successful ones. Why then did some succeed even when the playing field was leveled? The answer lies […]

Are You Having Problems with Your Manager?

Follow MANAGEMENT ISSUES ANYONE? Are you having issues with your manager/supervisor? You are not alone. This can be something you can easily overcome once you identify the problem and establish a plan to be an active participant in creating a better workplace atmosphere. Leaders vs. Managers Managers regulate and control processes and procedures. Leaders use […]

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Your Home Headquarters: Thinking of Starting Your own Business?

Follow   Flexibility, creating your own lifestyle and being accessible to your kids may be one of the many reasons why an independent woman wants to strike out on her own. But before you take the leap, you better do your homework. This site is full of stories for fledging business owners, seasoned entrepreneurs, freelancers […]

Go Get That Job, Girl!

Follow Are you going through a career block and not sure of exactly what you “Really” want to do with your life? Have you tried, “Job Shadowing?” Before you make the leap into unfamiliar territory, do your homework. Is there a person that you have your eye on; someone that you admire…that someone who sparks your […]

Word of the week: Confidence

Follow Word of the week is “Confidence” Enter into a situation as if  you are certain of the outcome, and know that whatever happens, it may have been either meant to “be” or simply a “learning experience” that takes you closer to your goal. Whichever it is…make it a positive experience in your favor.” Don’t […]

Think Before You Hire…Get References!

Follow One of the most important decisions you will ever make about your business will be who you choose to hire. Even if you are not a business owner, the decision to spend your hard earned money on who you hope to be a reliable, dependable and committed worker should not be taken lightly. The […]

Pittsburgh’s Top 25 Women: Tamiko Stanley is a Great Inspiration

Follow Tamiko Stanley Senior Executive Manager, Corporate Human Resources US & Canada FedEx, Genco 20 Years in Business and Human Resources 16 Years working with Affirmative-Action/ EEO and Diversity and Inclusion OW: What has been your greatest inspiration? TS: I find inspiration to succeed in so many things. I am inspired by making loved ones […]