Category Archives: Career

Join an ERG

4 Reasons to Join an Employee Resource Group

Author’s note: This article is adapted from my book, Network Beyond Bias. Why Should You Join an Employee Resource Group? Employee Resource Groups (ERGs) provide immeasurable benefits to diverse employees and their allies. This short article explores four reasons to join an ERG. 1. Professional development opportunities As companies seek to develop new talent pools,…

Young Professional

Management Experience Paradox: Secrets for Your Next Promotion

“Management Experience Required”? Are you interested in moving into your first management role? You have probably noticed that most management positions require previous management experience. How can you get that experience without getting the job, and vice versa? Understanding Management and Leadership Before you apply for a management role, take an inventory of your strengths,…

Meerkats know what their buddies are up to!

Network Like a CHAMP: Meerkats and mountain guides (Part 2)

Author’s note: This article is adapted from my book, Network Beyond Bias. In this series, learn the five critical connections you need to maintain for growing your career, your CHAMP network. CHAMP is an acronym that stands for Customer, Hire, Associate, Mentor, Protege. Part 1 provided an overview and outlined Customer and Hire networks. [Read more…] This article explains the value…

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