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....

by Katrina Brown-Hunt When Nicole Dye-Anderson was just out of college, she worked on the reelection campaign of then Senator Joe Biden. For the Delaware native—“I’m Delaware born, Delaware bred, and, when I die, Delaware dead,” she quips—it was a big honor. “I grew up with...

Minority women are making gains, but there is much room to grow Women of color are making strides when it comes to board representation—but it’s not time to celebrate yet. A study by Deloitte and the Alliance for Board Diversity looked at changes in board diversity for...

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