We reached out to our friends at Jun Group, a video advertising platform, for some insider tips on how, in the face of stiff competition, candidates can stand out in consideration for coveted roles in Ad tech. Read on for their valuable insights, and be sure to check out our blog for additional tips.
Over a hundred inspired individuals listened on intently as our panel of trailblazing women, each bringing a unique perspective to the stage, discussed the business case for diversity, introduced the idea of “culture add” vs “culture fit,” and presented actionable recruiting strategies for attendees to employ in informing the Diversity & Inclusion initiatives at their own organizations. Read on for some key takeaways from the evening!
So you’ve done the heavy lifting: you have the buy-in from the C-level on the launch of a new Diversity & Inclusion initiative, and now it’s time to build it. How do you ensure you’re assembling a program that will yield results?... The same way you’d build any other program within your organization: Accountability, accountability, accountability
We're thrilled to feature panelist Stephanie Sandberg, Director of Out Leadership and President of Sandberg Consulting, in a spotlight for our upcoming Changing the Conversationevent on April 26th! Below, you can read about her experience with a challenging boss, trusting your gut, and the correlation between corporate diversity and greater equality.
The next featured panelist for our April Changing the Conversation event is Diane Herz, President, Director and Chief Diversity Officer at Mathematica Policy Research. Diane describes the struggle and importance of authenticity, being intentional as you build your professional toolbox, and creating buy-in for diversity & inclusion programs at all levels of an organization. Get a sneak peek at Diane’s thoughts around D&I below:
Our upcoming Changing the Conversation event includes a presentation and panel discussion with power-house women leading power-house organizations, and we’re excited to feature them in a spotlight blog series. The series asks each panelist to describe a challenge that she's faced in her career, offer a piece of advice to her former self, and comment on why she cares about diversity in the workplace. Our first spotlight features presenter and panelist Ashley Babinecz, Director of Talent Acquisition at AppNexus. See what she has to say below, and learn more about Ashley’s thoughts on diversity recruiting at our event on April 26th at 6:30pm!
eMarketer is a dynamic digital insights platform that provides marketers with a complete and clear view of the complicated digital marketing landscape. We spoke with their EVP of Sales and Marketing, David Iankelevich, to get a better sense of what it's like to work at this industry leader!
We spoke to our longtime friend of the firm and rising superstar Christiana Cacciapuoti, VP of Partnerships and Platform Operations at MadHive, a blockchain-based ad tech platform, and Executive Director of AdLedger, the blockchain consortium for digital media.
If you’re among the many looking for a new job this January, one thing you’re likely to come across is the dreaded cover letter. Everyone stresses about how to write a cover letter, so take comfort in knowing that you are not alone. While there are many different opinions on what makes a great cover letter, we thought we’d chime in with our perspective on the 3 easy steps you can take to help your cover letter stand out from the masses.
Last Thursday marked our fifth(!) event in our Changing the Conversation series. Generously hosted by ZocDoc, nearly 100 women and men joined us for wine (thanks again to Moore Brothers!), hors d’oeuvres, and thoughtful conversation centered on the importance of the sponsor-sponsee (an outgrowth of the mentor-mentee) relationship. Read on for what our panelists had to say!
Rabia de Lande Long, our moderator for the upcoming event on Sponsors: How to Find and Manage This Essential Relationship, gives us amazing insight into how this theme was conceived, and why it’s such an important conversation to have.
The next featured panelist in our blog series is MaryAlice Holmes, the Managing Director for Sponsored Activities at theHarvard Business Review. Below, she gives us some insight into past challenges, advice for her former self, and her thoughts around the importance of professional mentorship.
We’re excited to feature some of our panelists for our upcoming event with Changing the Conversation in a series of blogs, where we’ve asked each to describe a challenge, offer a piece of advice to their former selves, and comment on their experiences with being or having a sponsor. Our first featured panelist is Pete Danielsen, Owner of Danielsen Design and the former EVP of Programming for BET Networks. Check out what he has to say below, and don’t forget to get your ticket for the event on October 26th at 6:30pm!
As part of our Changing the Conversation: Empowering Women in Leadership series, we decided it would be valuable to take a closer look at the relationship between women and their finances. To gain a better understanding of why women shy away from investing, and how we can step up our financial games, we hosted a webinar in conjunction with Cameron Hume, VP Direct-to-Consumer Channel at BlackRock. Read on to hear what Hume had to say.
Managed by Q is the platform for office management. Q makes it easy to run an office by connecting companies to services, including cleaning, maintenance, office administration, IT, and security. A solution for recurring and ad-hoc office needs, Q saves companies valuable time and supports office operations for thousands of businesses nationwide. We spoke with Dan Corwin, VP Revenue, about what it’s like to work at the booming start-up.
The interview process can be daunting—and not just for the interviewee! Hiring managers often feel at sea when figuring out how to assess a slate of candidates for an open position. To help provide a little guidance around some smart interview tactics, we put together our “short list” of advice from top-level execs interviewed in the NYT Corner Office.
Indagare is a membership-based luxury travel platform that provides rich content alongside high-touch travel agency services. We spoke with their Director of People and Culture, Shoshana Balistierri, to get a better sense of what it's like to work there!
There are many reasons to take an internship, but in my opinion, the most important reason to take one is to discover a career path that you love. When I started my search for an internship, I wasn’t entirely sure of what I wanted, and I can assure you that recruiting was not on the list. However, as I reflect on my time here at CFW Careers, I can say with certainty that I couldn’t have asked for a better internship experience. Here's why.