Economic difficulty touches millions of lives through job loss, furloughs, and the emotional tolls of uncertainty. While many experience the impact of economic strife, women are often the most adversely affected — particularly women of color. This pattern has become known as the she-cession, and there are a few key reasons for the inequality. In early 2020, part of this … Read More
I’m excited to say that this past summer, I was invited to a webinar run by LinkedIn staff for career professionals. At this event, they shared resources, data, and new features with a focus on helping job seekers. For this month’s Tip of the Month, I will relay what was shared that day.… Read More
Brand Career Management Newsletter – November 2020 Hello Everyone, I know with so much going on right now, it can be hard to focus on your career, but you could say that managing it well is more important now than it ever was. November is National Career Development (NCD) Month and November 18th is NCD Day. To honor this holiday, … Read More
During these unusual times, people are still searching for jobs and some companies need more workers. I know folks on both sides of the hiring process, and I can tell you that people are interviewing and starting new jobs as I write this. Since the start of this pandemic, people have been asking me what’s changed about job search during … Read More
July 2020 For an effective online presence, it’s important to edit your LinkedIn URL and personalize it. I’ve shared this tip many times before, but LinkedIn often changes the exact steps so I’m re-visiting this topic. I recently posted an updated blog post on why you should do this, and I created my first explainer video walking you through the … Read More
Brand Career Management Newsletter – July 2020 Hello Everyone, As some places start the recovery process from COVID and unrest stirs throughout the US and the world, many people are trying to determine how they can be a part of the solution. I urge you to read one of the most powerful blog posts I have read lately from Daisy … Read More
Move Beyond Thinking and Start Taking Action In this 35 minute video, you’ll find answers to burning questions such as “Am I ready to take the leap?” and “How important is social media for starting a business?” You will also hear lots of other valuable advice on getting your venture started. Check out this handy checklist to get your new … Read More
Editing the assigned URL is a key step in your personal branding and online presence. It’s best to claim your name, if possible. Claiming your LinkedIn URL is like buying a vanity license plate for your vehicle. It allows you to mark something as your own (but it’s free). If you’d like to read the full blog post on how … Read More
In this video, Paula is a guest on Karen Chopra’s COVID Careers talking about using LinkedIn for job search.
To celebrate #IWD2020 this year, I invited a panel of female colleagues and career experts to share some surprising tips for your career management.