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Looking for a Job? Top 10 Tips from a Seasoned Recruiter

by Michele Lanza| April 20, 2015

Whether you’re new to the job market or a seasoned professional exploring a change-in-scenery, looking for a job can be daunting.  As a recruiter I see easy-to-avoid missteps throughout the job search process every day. Before you apply to a job, read these tips! They just might help you land your next dream job.

The Taxing Effects of Women’s Increased Earning Power

by Kelley Skoloda| April 15, 2015

It’s April 15 and tax returns will undoubtedly reflect what our recent Breadwinner PheMOMenon research revealed … that nearly half of all U.S. women (49 percent) are now the primary breadwinner or are on par financially with their significant other, a trend that is progressing more quickly than even recent major studies predicted.

Is 50 Finally the New Black?

by Karen Strauss| April 8, 2015

Just as I was feeling uncomfortably invisible, several fashion houses in Europe cheered me up by featuring older women in their ads earlier this year. French fashion giant Céline made a splash by casting my literary idol, 80-year-old Joan Didion, as the “respect-worthy” face of its brand, followed by an Yves Saint Laurent campaign featuring one of […]

The Lunchtime Experiment

by Melissa Barry| April 2, 2015

Research has shown that two-thirds of office workers eat lunch at their desks. I know I’ve been guilty of that, thinking that I’m more productive when I work on those PowerPoint slides while simultaneously finishing off my turkey sandwich. However, there’s an abundance of research to support the benefits of stepping away from our monitors […]