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August 19, 2014
Editor’s note: an anonymous NYWICI member offers the following thoughts on the frustrations of a mid-career job search. The job hunting process has markedly changed from just five years ago. Following the recent recession and communications...
August 15, 2014
From the first all-female sports talk show and the latest words in the Oxford dictionary, to YouTube killing our last real movie star and swarm-forming robots, these are the best links of the week! Curated by Brittany Hennessy Many thanks to this...
August 8, 2014
Legos, dolls, video games and movies were at the forefront of the gender debate this week. Along with ways to support pregnant employees and using potato chip bags to spy on conversations, these are the best links of the week! Curated by Brittany...
August 6, 2014
Diane Baranello is a seasoned career coach who leads the NYWICI Turning Points Workshop for Mid-Career Women (at left), a series of interactive programs focusing on engagement, action planning and accountability. Previously, she was senior training...
August 1, 2014
From redefining "smart" and social media prenups, to UA's biggest-ever women's ad campaign and Coke spy machines, these are the best links of the week! Curated by Brittany Hennessy Many thanks to this week's contributors: Suzanne Cohen, January...
July 25, 2014
From the 15 highest-paid women in America and shakeups at Condé Nast, to the evolution of SEO and the untold history of autocorrect, these are the best links of the week! Curated by Brittany Hennessy Many thanks to this week's contributors:...
July 24, 2014
NYWICI president Linda Descano, is president and CEO of Women & Co., a service of Citi that brings women relevant financial content across multiple online channels. Below, she shares important lessons learned in building a successful online...
July 18, 2014
From the life Eileen Ford and the end of "Marketing," to a new form of digital currency and the next frontier for Forbes, these are the best links of the week! Curated by Brittany Hennessy Many thanks to this week's contributors: Suzanne Cohen,...
July 17, 2014
For the third year in a row, women of color in the communications industry will convene for powerful networking and career building at ColorComm. The Confab convenes on Wednesday, Aug. 6 , through Friday, Aug. 8, at the Ritz Carlton Miami for what...
July 11, 2014
​From Glamour's new conference and gender equality in tech, to the 125th Anniversary of The Wall Street Journal and Twitter intern salaries, these are the best links of the week! Curated by Brittany Hennessy Many thanks to this week's contributors...
July 9, 2014
By Julie Livingston In today’s uber-connected world, just having an online presence doesn’t guarantee meaningful, business-worthy connections. A social media strategy must fundamentally connect with your business objectives, says Sarah Durham,...
July 4, 2014
From mending mentor relationships and the erasure of women in tech, to AP writing robots and shopping through Twitter, here are the best links of the week. Curated by Brittany Hennessy Many thanks to this week's contributors: Suzanne Cohen, ...
July 1, 2014
Kate White, former editor-in-chief of Cosmopolitan and author of the new suspense novel Eyes on You shares four juicy reads she'll be devouring from her beach chair this summer… just in time for you to consider before your 4th of July weekend. And...
July 1, 2014
Kate White, former editor-in-chief of Cosmopolitan and author of a new book, Eyes on You, shares her tips for making a successful transition from one area of communications to another.  I know some people think I was probably crazy to leave my job...
July 1, 2014
By Susan Gessner Charismatic, competent, innovative, smart and strategic — these are just a few words that describe Eileen Roper Ast, a past president of New York Women in Communications. Eileen died in a car accident in Florida in May. Her son...

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