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How To Craft Your Own Role Model

Because many of us struggle in the workplace to find a good leadership role model, we often come across the loud, obnoxious person in the room, or the squeaky-wheel type of person.

Make This The Season for Gratitude And Giving In Your Career

Focus on others in your professional life. Be sure to take time to consider what you are grateful for in your career since stress often prevents us from recognizing what is going well.

Be Political But Be Savvy

When we hear the term office politics it conjures up images of bickering, backstabbing, and mean co-workers. Is that really what office politics is about?

Why Pregnancy Is a Great Time to Network

Many of us know that networking is incredibly important to our career success. When we’re students, networking means making the best of our relationships with professors, peers and alums. Networking can help us land a coveted internship or even our first...

You Made The Connection. Now What? Tips on Building a Networking Relationship

For many, the act of networking is easy: You go to an event, exchange business cards, make the connection. Then networking contacts go cold.

How Do I Ask Someone to Be My Mentor?

Simply put, you don't. Let it grow organically. As a mentor, I have learned as much by providing guidance to others as I once benefited from the guidance provided to me. A mentor-mentee relationshi...

Ellevate Pittsburgh Mentorship Program

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The Difference Between A Coach And A Mentor: Which Is Right For You?

We hear a lot about coaching and mentoring — for good reason. As Zig Ziglar famously said, “A lot of people have gone further than they thought they could because someone else thought they could.”

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Invest In The Unpaid Intern And Everyone Gets A ROI

Inexperienced interns may not produce work worth paying for…yet. But your experience, time and guidance could get them there, that’s the whole point.

Want to Get Ahead in Your Career? Consider Hiring a Professional Coach

Young women are often told, "Get a mentor." But what happens when mentors are in short supply? Where should a Gen Y woman look for support in her next big career leap?

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“Women Who Lead” Series Concludes With a Power Message for Career Advancement

By: Christine Condon The final episode in the "Women Who Lead" video series, which was created in partnership by the 92Y Women in Power Fellowship Program and Ellevate Network, ends with a message every woman needs to hear: “Lead your change. Lead yoursel...

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5 Tips For Asking For Career Help When You Need It

I meet lots of self-directed, self-possessed women who struggle with asking for help – especially when it comes to their careers. A lot of them feeling that asking for help is akin to ‘falling down...