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Career Maker is where you find expert advice on how to reach that last rung on the ladder in your pursuit of the executive suite or how to find a seat on a public board.

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How’s Your “Business” Bedside Manner?

Could it be that the National Board of Medical Examiners and the Federation of State Medical Boards are on to something that far too many entrepreneur... Read More
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You Never Write. You Never Call. Your Clients Go Elsewhere.

With infrequent communication, even your closest friends will forget about you- let alone those you count on for business. So, why is it we so often f... Read More
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Career Advice from William Shakespeare

“This above all: to thine own self be true.” -William Shakespeare, Hamlet Act I, Scene III[caption id="attachment_48565" align="aligncenter"... Read More
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3 Tips to Inventory, Stack and Sell Your Skills for Career Advancement

Whose got skills? Women in their Prime have, whether by design or default, developed many skills. When it is time to look at career advancement, secu... Read More
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8 Tips on Closing the Gender Wage Gap

In the decade of the 1970’s, I graduated from college with a degree in mathematics and certification to teach that subject. Upon graduation, I could... Read More
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5 Things You Should Know Before Announcing Your Retirement

Congratulations! You are hot! Yes...you! As a woman in your prime, you just made history. You are the hottest demographic in the labor market today. ... Read More
Mental Flexibility Tips for Career Growth
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10 Mental Flexibility Tips for Career Growth

How’s your flexibility? No, not "can you reach your toes", but mental flexibility? Turns out it is important in a variety of ways, and here I want ... Read More
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Start Smart: 3 Steps Every Successful Executive Takes In the Morning

I admit it. I am not a morning person. I don't bounce from the bed ready to stare down monsters, nor spring forward at 5 a.m. extolling the virtues of... Read More
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6 Things You Can Do to Polish Your Party Presence

The holiday season is chock full with opportunities to enjoy each other’s presence and show off our social skills. Be ready to connect and deliver ... Read More
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How to Age-Proof Your Job Hunt

Agism is pervasive in the job market and, according to study findings, women are more likely to be discriminated against because of their age than men... Read More
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Can Napping Make You a Better Leader?

Do highly successful people sleep more or less than everyone else? There is no real answer to that question. Many leaders do just fine on a few hours ... Read More
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The Importance of Managing Your Digital Reputation

They say reputation is everything but what about in the digital age? Let’s face it, social media has changed the world. That’s true when it comes ... Read More
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