Career Tip: Join a Professional Association

Western culture is enamored with the myth of the independent lone achiever. Instead of lauding team members, we love success stories that portray a trailblazing pioneer unfettered by social and group connections. In reality, teamwork is effective in endeavors ranging from science to entrepreneurship to sports. In career development, joining a professional association offers opportunities for […]

10 Career Advancement Strategies by Emily Bennington

This week I read the book, “Who Says It’s a Man’s World: The Girls’ Guide To Corporate Domination,” by Emily Bennington. The book offers Ms. Bennington’s career advancement advice to help more women reach positions of leadership. On her website, Ms. Bennington describes herself as a “career author, speaker, and space invader.” Her book is […]