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6 Tips to Kick Start Your Job Search

You’ve been telling yourself for weeks: I’m going to start looking. It’s time. So what do you do now? You know that you want to start a job search, but there is a lot you don’t know:

What other jobs are there?
What would you actually do in those jobs?
How do you get one?
How long will it take?
What will you get paid?

That’s just for starters. ...

Why the Non-9-to-5 Is the Future of Feminism

Imagine a world where women didn't have to choose between a rewarding career and a fulfilling family life. Werk, a platform connecting ambitious women to flexible career opportunities, is bent on making it happen.
In February, Annie Dean and Anna Auerbach cofounded the company out of their frustration with the lack of flexibility for women in the job market today—there simply aren't enough roles for women who are both career-driven and dedicated caregivers. ...

How to Write a 60-Second Commercial for a Job Interview

A 60-second commercial for a job interview, also known as an "elevator speech," is your opportunity to grab the attention of the person who can get you closer to the job you want. In his book “Small Message, Big Impact,’ Terri L. Sjodin describes the elevator speech as a very brief and persuasive presentation to a decision-maker with the goal of gaining a longer meeting or, in the case of job seekers, an interview. ...

5 Ways Running Can Make You A Better Leader

I am sure you have heard that running is good for you – and there is a plethora of evidence to show that running makes you healthier, happier and even smarter.
But if that’s not enough to get you off the sofa, then know this: playing sports can make you a better leader. ...

Making a Great First Impression

It takes just a quick glance, maybe three seconds, for someone to evaluate you when you meet for the first time. In this short time, the other person forms an opinion about you based on your appearance, your body language, your demeanor, your mannerisms, and how you are dressed. ...

Facts about Hispanic Heritage

Hispanics usually place great value on appearance as a sense of honor, dignity and pride.

Religion plays a significant role in day-to-day life.  More than 90 percent of the Spanish-speaking world is Roman Catholic.

The Georgia Hispanic Chamber of Commerce (ghcc. ...

Dress for Success

Whenever you meet for a business meeting, ten impressions of you are made within the first ten seconds of that meeting.

It is in your best interest to make certain that those ten first impressions are good ones. Dressing professionally will greatly help you make good first impressions. ...

Supporting Transgender Employees

More companies are helping transgender employees through the biggest transition of their lives. Are you ready?
It was a few weeks before Christmas in 1998 when Jillian Weiss, then working as a male attorney at a medium-sized New York City corporate litigation firm, confided in her secretary that she was considering transitioning genders. ...

Why I Care More About Your Cover Letter Than Your Resume

I’ve probably sorted through the materials of thousands of job applicants over the years. Sometimes it’s for full-time work; sometimes I’m looking for a contractor. Sometimes the position is challenging and complex; sometimes the tasks are basic. ...

Advocating for LGBTQ Equality in Your Workplace

If you’re planning to advocate for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer fairness in your workplace, read on to get started, and find out how you can ensure your own protection while you work towards equality. 
Identify Allies
In order to gain support for gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgender and queer fairness in your workplace, it is important to build relationships with the key decision makers in the highest echelons of your company. ...