The road to the C-suite for women, and in particular women of color, is still rocky. Four chief human resource officers explain how they are smoothing the path. By Tanisha A. Sykes In 1948, a century after the first women’s rights convention in Seneca Falls, New York,...

  What are the success secrets of the largest generation in the workforce today? By Ruchika Tulshyan It took Leen Kawas, the 32-year-old CEO of M3 Biotechnology, plenty of fortitude to raise her first million dollars for her biotechnology start-up. “I kept getting told that as a woman,...

How to overcome public-speaking jitters, connect with your audience, and give the best presentation of your career By Katie Morell [caption id="attachment_8552" align="alignleft" width="225"] Female business executive giving a speech at conference center[/caption] The mental fog was palpable. Maryna Shkvorets’s body wasn’t connected to her brain. She knew it...

Today, “hard skills” are all the rage. However, hiring for the so-called soft skills can be just as critical for ensuring success. By Sheryl Nance-Nash When it comes to hiring, you know that you’re looking for a particular set of skills and qualities, whether degrees from Ivy League...

When Sabrina Natasha Habib was in college, she was intrigued by the idea of moving to a foreign country and working in a local community. Following graduation, the 31-year-old Toronto native got that chance. Habib landed a fellowship in Kenya. One day, she accompanied colleagues to a...

A dress code policy isn’t a one-size-fits-all solution. “What’s ‘professional’ in one environment may be stuffy in another,” says Paul Falcone, a human resources executive and author of 101 Tough Conversations to Have with Employees. A dress code policy establishes minimum standards of acceptable appearance....

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