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Leverage Your Network A powerful letter of recommendation can propel a woman on the path to the C-suite. The recommendation reinforces the narrative she offers and the answers she provides in her interview or performance review (if seeking a promotion), says Kathleen Quinn Votaw, CEO of Denver-based...

Who's Next? Making sure you have a pipeline of diverse talent who will be ready to replace your current leaders when they retire or leave for new roles sets up your organization for future success. Here’s what you need to create a succession plan that works. A...

Tempting Top Talent A wave of professionals leaving their jobs since the pandemic has led to the “Great Resignation”—in which employees are rethinking their life and career choices, says Lily Valentin, career expert for job search engine Adzuna. That, in turn, has changed the game when it comes...

Your Moment in the Spotlight Delivering a speech in front of an audience can be intimidating for the best of us. Luckily, we all can get better at it, says Nancy Buffington, a public speaking trainer in Boise, Idaho. Think you don’t have what it takes to...

Become a Virtual Virtuoso Now that you’re taking meetings from home, you still want to command presence. These tips will help you convey the right message. Keep your camera on. It’s easier to be overlooked when your camera is off, says Karin M. Reed, co-author of Suddenly Virtual:...

Now that you’re working from home 95 percent of the time, the corner of your family room may no longer meet your office needs. Instead, follow these tips to set up a virtual home office that keeps you productive—and gives off the right impression. Splurge on...

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