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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, that we are “spin doctors” expert at manipulating...
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! Many thanks to this week's contributors: Suzanne Cohen, Michele Hush, Michelle Lodge, Giuliana...
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...
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:...

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