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You know it’s coming. It’s the day the pink slips show up for the entire department. Or the manager calls you in and begins with “I’m really sorry about this outsourcing decision from Corporate…” Or you’re so bored and unchallenged on the job, you’re checking out employment websites, tweaking your resume and setting up interview […]

November 21, 2017

Displaced, Dismissed,or Done: How To Start A New Career


Enhancing your professional development shouldn’t be just a priority for you, it should be a priority for women of all ages at any career stage. Not only does professional development stimulate the mind, it also boosts your confidence and marketability by learning new skills you can apply to the world around you. The competition in […]

November 20, 2017

5 Professional Development Resources to Further Your Career


You know the moment it’s over. Or you’ve experienced many moments that lead to the single thought: I am so done with this job. Some people wake up with the sudden employment epiphany, bound out of bed, sail into the office, quit in manic mode and an hour later, trip on a crack in the […]

November 20, 2017

When It’s Time to Go: 6 Ways to Know You’ve Outgrown Your Job


Austin is a city full of successful women professionals, and one of the best ways to advance your career is to network with other businesswomen. This autumn is buzzing with exciting opportunities to get to know like-minded accomplished professional women. Attend these upcoming fall networking events for women professionals in the Austin area to connect with women […]

October 19, 2017

Fall Networking Events for Women in the Austin Area


A letter to the young and budding woman professional or entrepreneur,  This is your “mature” and wiser-self speaking. I know you consider yourself sufficiently educated and energetic to take on whatever the world hurls at you, but you have a long way to go before you learn what I know. Here are 12 tips to […]

September 26, 2017

12 Pieces of Life Advice Young Professional Women Need to Know


The beauty of the truly professional headshot is the story it tells. The picture explains who you are, what you expect and how you feel about yourself and the successful, confident image the world sees is the honest image you’ve created and cultivated. Leave it to some folks who want to bring the “go big […]

September 22, 2017

11 Ways to Display Bad Photoshoot Etiquette


For professionals in every stage of their career, headshots are completely necessary to market yourself in a way that people will remember. As long as you get them right, they can help to enhance your brand and your career in the long-run.  But, if you’re not careful professional photos can bring out the worst in […]

September 14, 2017

6 Things You Should Never Do Before Your Photoshoot


You might think that communicating with the intern coming in to work for you this summer will be NBD. But if you’re not careful, your interactions may be much more problematic IRL. Let’s be honest: it’s easy to shake our heads at millennials who are clearly using different ways to communicate than we do. But […]

August 30, 2017

How to Speak Millennial and Understand Your Intern


Many people start businesses for different reasons. It is quite common for parents to start a business in order to stay home with their children. This allows them to work from home, raise their children, and still contribute to the finances. Many people get tired of their 9-to-5 job and want something different so they […]

August 25, 2017

Advice for Young Women Entrepreneurs


According to a 2016 study presented by Kauffman Index Startup Activity; Women make up 40% of new entrepreneurs in the United States – the highest percentage since 1996. Women entering the workforce with a dream, or women who have worked their way up the corporate hierarchy all want “it.” They want the elements and allure that […]

August 25, 2017

4 Simple Ways Women Can Build Executive Presence