Tag: News

How To Take Care Of Your Mental Health At Work

Many adults spend the majority of their waking hours at work; and yet as many as 1 in 6 people will experience mental health problems such as anxiety and depression in their job. Work can be high-pressured, sometimes lonely, and often stressful; so taking care of mental health and well-being […]

3 Ways to Spread the Word About Your Small Business Without Going Broke

One of the most crucial questions every woman with a small business has to ask is how their company’s marketing efforts will stand out in a world that is crammed full of competitor’s ads. This is especially challenging for those who own a small business given the fact that smaller […]

5 Essential Things All Female Entrepreneurs Need to Know

We’ll get this out of the way: It’s not as easy to be a female entrepreneur. You’re surprised, right? (You’re not surprised.) The various obstacles and inequalities that women encounter extend to the business world. That’s why when you’re opening and growing your own company, you should keep a few […]

6 Ways Marriage Can Train Business Owners to Solve Problems

What do marriage, launching a start-up company, and managing a growing business have in common? They all require expert problem solving skills at a moment’s notice. Nobody has the perfect marriage. All couples will disagree or run into unexpected situations at some point during their relationship. This may involve financial […]

How to Straight-White-Man-ify Your Resume in 8 Simple Steps (Wink*!)

 One of the key ingredients of any great resume is its ability to convey a sense of who you are as a unique individual. Unless, of course, you are not a straight white male, in which case you want to hide as much of that uniqueness as possible. Because, let’s […]

Your Wardrobe Matters as a Freelancer and Here’s Why

Most people assume that remote work of any kind counts as “pajama” or “café” work: provided you engage with your computer rather than clients in the unbounded space of your home, there is no reason to dress to impress anyone save yourself. I have to admit that the mystique of […]

How To Become A BadAss Successful Woman In Business

Picture this scenario, you have been sent to a conference to network and make connections, and while you are smiling and making polite conversation on the outside; on the inside, you are comparing yourself to everyone in the room. “Should I have worn this outfit?” “These people are so much […]

How to Defend Against Five Emotional Vampires At Work

Emotional vampires wear many different disguises — from workplace bullies to needy relatives to poor-me complainers. Intentionally or not, these people can make us feel depressed, overwhelmed, defensive, wiped out and angry.  Without effective self-defense strategies to keep them at bay, victims of emotional vampires sometimes develop unhealthy behaviors and […]

Working Anyway: On Physical Challenges – Reflections from a Retiree

Chances are, right now you are in pretty good health, and maybe aging or physical difficulties are something you think may not happen until decades from now… and I truly hope this is the case.  But most women are working on into their early seventies and further, in order to […]

How To Prepare Yourself For The Best Job Opportunity Ever

Your dream job has an opening, they’re taking applications, and you couldn’t think of a better role for yourself – it’s like this job was made for you! It’s incredibly exciting when we find that perfect role, and nerve racking when we realise how much we really want it! Now […]

What 2,000 LinkedIn Photos Can Teach Job Seekers

It’s true what they say: You only have one shot to make a first impression. In this digital age, it’s likely that the first impression happens online through social media, and if you’re looking for a job, those first impressions are undoubtedly on LinkedIn. Your LinkedIn photo is part of […]

High-Functioning Depression – What it is and How it Looks

High-Functioning Depression is a form of the illness that is not intense enough to noticeably affect the ability to perform daily responsibilities such as work and domestic duties but can persist for years, leading to more functional impairment over time than acute episodes of major depression. What does it feel like to […]