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November 20, 2017
Dealing with your personal finances is a subject that is daunting yet so important all at once. And hardest of all is to be honest with yourself about your financial goals. So, where do you start as a young professional? Sponsored by Fidelity ...
November 9, 2017
​It seems that more than ever, young professional women are feeling “stuck” in their careers. As writer Lisa Miller puts it in “The Ambition Collision,” when it comes to having a vision for our careers, young women have “lost it, like a child losing...
October 30, 2017
They are some of the biggest names in media today — so well-known that the President has aimed attack tweets at more than one of them — but is that enough to thrive in today’s cluttered communications climate? In a word, no. And yet, according to...
October 23, 2017
You nailed the interviews and got an offer from the employer of your dreams  — but your salary? That may leave a little to be desired. According to Glassdoor.com the average salary for an assistant account executive in NYC is $39,037 and an...
October 16, 2017
Linda Descano is a mover and shaker who has used her communication skills and influence to elevate and educate women throughout her career. Linda is past president of New York Women in Communications and currently serves as the organization’s Vice...
October 11, 2017
On Tuesday, October 10, 2017, communications professionals, colleagues and friends gathered to celebrate the achievements of five rising stars in the communications industry at NYWICI's 5th annual WiCi Awards. The event was sponsored by MediaCom,...
October 2, 2017
You’ve worked hard, you’ve made your case and now the job is yours — but how can you be sure that salary offer is fair? The question was top of mind for “Charting Your Course at Any Stage,” the NYWICI panel held during Advertising Week, on Sept. 26...
August 30, 2017
We're looking back at some of our favorite episodes of Coffee Break w/NYWICI, revisiting the compelling conversations we’ve had with some of the brightest women in media and communications. Our Episode 12 guest was Neha Gandhi. As of July 2017, she...
August 21, 2017
Despite advances made by women over the last few decades, many women still don’t use negotiation enough, according to authors Linda Babcock and Sara Laschever in their second book, Ask For It: How To Get Women to Use the Power of Negotiation to Get...
August 18, 2017
Tweet your recommended must read links on career, life, communications and technology throughout the week and use #NYWICImustreads to be included in our next Must Reads list.   Career/Life Five Ways to Build Your Brand for a Future Without Jobs (...
August 7, 2017
With the first season of the New York Women in Communications podcast Coffee Break w/NYWICI in the books, we’re taking a look back at some of our favorite episodes to revisit the wise words and compelling conversations we’ve had with some of the...
August 4, 2017
Tweet your recommended must read links on career, life, communications and technology throughout the week and use #NYWICImustreads to be included in our next Must Reads list.   Career/Life Uber’s Search for a Female CEO Has Been Narrowed Down To...
July 26, 2017
On July 25, 2017, 50 NYWICI members — from recent college grads to seasoned professionals — participated in a branding and resume workshop at Bloomberg's headquarters in New York. If you missed the event, here are a few essential tips to help you...
July 21, 2017
Tweet your recommended links throughout the week and use #NYWICImustreads to be included in next Friday's Must Reads.   Career The Next Big Corporate Trend? Actually Having Ethics. (Recode) Run Your Business Like A Pro With These Freelance Task...
July 18, 2017
I’ve had many conversations over the past few years with executive coaches and personal branding strategists on how to build and sustain a strong personal brand. Here are a few insights they shared with me on why it is important to remain vigilant...

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