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

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

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?

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

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 […]