Last month, we sat with an impressive group of women from several organizations at our biannual Benchmarking meeting for internal women’s groups (or ERGs). Read on for some powerful takeaways about the state of employee resource groups, key areas of focus, and the strategy behind lasting impact.
We caught up with a former Changing the Conversation panelist, Carolina Velasco, to discuss her career moves since then. Follow along as Carolina shares the unexpected ways her sales skills helped her carve out a place for herself in a completely new, well, everything: industry, function, AND country!
It’s time to take an objective look at your LinkedIn and think critically about whether you’re harnessing the power of this networking platform to elevate your professional image. Read on for five common mistakes you might not even know you’re making and ways to up your game on “Professional Tinder”:
Whether you’re staying put at your current job, beginning to consider what comes next, or actively on the hunt, an intentional approach to career planning can help set you up for growth and success. Read on for some tips and tools recommended by the CFW team!
So, you’re ready to hire… but where to start? How do you get the applications to come rolling in? It all begins with a great job description – a snapshot of the role, the company and the culture you’re offering. This document should answer an important question: why, of the dozens of other opportunities a candidate is entertaining, is your role the best?
Over the course of each year we survey the candidates we work with to keep pulse on trends and challenges of the moment. Here’s what we heard from hundreds of candidates in 2018. Read on for a rundown from your favorite recruiters!
We know that proactive male sponsorship—identifying and championing talent within their organizations—is key to women’s advancement in the workplace, particularly because men hold most of the seats at the table. However, recent research shows that men may be more reluctant to develop professional relationships with women in the workplace post-#MeToo. So how do we move forward? One year into the #MeToo movement, how do we build corporate culture that encourages male allyship and sponsorship of women?.
We’re excited to feature another panelist in our upcoming Changing the Conversation event this Thursday: Christiana Cacciapuoti, VP of Partnerships and Platform Ops at MAD Network. Here, Christiana talks about the constant changes in tech, taking initiative and what allyship has mean to her.
The first panelist we’re featuring for our upcoming Changing the Conversation event is Aisling McDonagh, a senior digital media sales executive. Below, you can read about her experience bouncing back, building a strategic career, and finding allyship. To hear more about Aisling’s experience, join us on October 25th at AppNexus!
Our upcoming Changing the Conversation event on October 25th features a presentation and panel discussion with leaders in the business and Diversity & Inclusion space, and we’re excited to feature each in a spotlight series.
Our first spotlight in the series features presenter Mary Pharris, Director of Business Development and Partnerships at Fairygodboss.
What role do men play in the push for great gender equity and equality? To better understand the role of men as allies, we sat down with Aaron Rose, Diversity & Inclusion Trainer and Consultant, to navigate how to effectively change the conversation around male allyship.
A team-based model incentivizes recruiters to collaborate across accounts, creating multiple touchpoints and cultivating strong, trusting relationships with candidates. These candidates reach our clients having already been thoroughly vetted and positively engaged with their brand and the opportunity at hand. Read on to learn more about how a team-based model equips your recruiters to be better partners for both candidates and clients alike.
As if interviews don’t make us nervous enough, during these few months of summer we have to contend with the suffocating mugginess that is summer in the city. Here are our favorite tips and tricks to stop that sweat in its tracks.
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 attendees 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.
We asked our panelists— Ashley Babinecz, Kamilah Mitchell-Thomas, Stephanie Sandberg, and Diane Herz for some tips on intentional diversity recruiting, and they offered a wealth of wisdom. Read on for some highlights!
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:
Corporations are starting to address the gender gap, if only because the research in favor of more diversity at the top is overwhelming in its findings — diverse teams drive greater revenue and exceed virtually every metric of success. If you’re looking to even the playing field for women at your organization, here are 5 simple steps you can take to reduce female attrition in the workplace and move women up the corporate ladder
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!
Even if you’re not yet sure whether this is the job for you, it’s worth the extra effort to personalize your thank your notes. If you wait for absolute certainty that this is your dream job before you start putting in the legwork, you will have long missed your train by the time this realization comes. Read on for 5 common mistakes to avoid when crafting that crucial follow up note
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.