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September 29, 2014
What do people say about you when you’re not in the room? You may not think twice about your professional image, but the way people perceive you is essential to your personal success. Moreover, hiring decisions are often made by the hiring manager’s...
September 26, 2014
From Emma Watson's UN Speech and qualities of confident women, to the registered trademark battle and the future of social shopping, these are the best links of the week! Curated by Brittany Hennessy Many thanks to this week's contributors:...
September 22, 2014
LinkedIn is one of the most powerful business networking platforms in use today, with an estimated 300 million users. Uniquely different from Facebook, which is used more for personal social networking, it is the perfect platform to promote one’s...
September 19, 2014
In this week's edition: the most powerful women in business and in mobile advertising, plagiarism at CNN, web design lessons from Apple, and more! Curated by Brittany Hennessy Many thanks to this week's contributors: Suzanne Cohen, Michele Hush,...
September 18, 2014
On Sept. 16, 2014, four content marketing masters shared their wisdom about content marketing and brand storytelling with a group of solutions-hungry media and communications professionals as part of Cocktails & Conversations: Winning at Content...
September 15, 2014
If you’re a public relations professional, at some point in your career you’ve probably found yourself defending PR’s own negative reputation. There are so many misconceptions about public relations, among them that we are “spin doctors” expert at...
September 13, 2014
With NYWICI’s 2014/2015 mentoring program in kickoff mode, there is a critical need for additional mentors. To date, three dozen prospective mentees — young professionals looking for guidance and advice — have registered, with just a dozen mentors...
September 12, 2014
From Apple's live stream and the NFL, to business lessons from Barbara Corcoran and the United States of Reddit, these are the best links of the week! Curated by Brittany Hennessy Many thanks to this week's contributors: Suzanne Cohen, Michele...
September 8, 2014
The Matrix Charitybuzz auction this year grossed $78,552, which went to the scholarship fund of the NYWICI Foundation. Items were donated by MATRIX honorees, presenters, friends and colleagues. The fiercely dedicated committee (Rachel Bowie, Ramona...
September 5, 2014
From the legacy of Joan Rivers and Twitter curation rage, to leaning in without burning out and why Uber must be stopped, these are the best links of the week! Curated by Brittany Hennessy Many thanks to this week's contributors: Suzanne Cohen,...
September 3, 2014
Feeling overworked? According to a 2012 online survey conducted by Wrike, 87% of respondents claimed to be overworked and stated that overworking was the norm. However, 42% also believed that overall they had managed a good work/life balance. But...
August 29, 2014
From women at the Emmys and Hyperlapse, to nonprofits teaching women to run for office and Twitter analytics, these are the best links of the week! Curated by Brittany Hennessy Many thanks to this week's contributors: Suzanne Cohen, Dimitra...
August 26, 2014
It may seem that “women don’t ask” is an old paradigm of when it comes to negotiation. But in the 2014 NYWICI/Marie Claire survey, 74% of respondents said they avoid negotiation because it makes them nervous. Half were afraid they won’t get what...
August 22, 2014
From Mo'ne Davis and the women behind video games, to Hearst's latest publication and new Vine features, these are the best links of the week! Curated by Brittany Hennessy Many thanks to this week's contributors: Suzanne Cohen, Michelle Lodge,...
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...

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