Posts tagged "career"

Lovers & Livelihoods, or "How Did I Blow That Job?"

Lovers & Livelihoods, or "How Did I Blow That Job?"
by Gina B. I have a confession to make:  I live a double life. If you’ve been following me for a while, you’ll know that I’ve been a dating columnist for some time through multiple channels, with my column – The Gina Spot – in Tribune’s RedEye being the most recent prior to being an... Read more »

Get Your Upgrade! Career Advice from the #ChicksofGM (Recap)

Get Your Upgrade! Career Advice from the #ChicksofGM (Recap)
The Six Brown Chicks took a road trip to General Motors World in Detroit last week to interview six top-ranking female executives, engineers, and automotive designers for an exclusive editorial series: The Chicks of GM. Monday: Vivian Pickard President, General Motors Foundation Topic: How to Attract a Mentor *** Tuesday: Angela Barbee-Hatter Director, Global Design... Read more »

Got a minute? 7 Tips to Recharge Your Career

Got a minute? 7 Tips to Recharge Your Career
The future is now—so, are you prepared for it? Ven K. Lai, Lead Creative Designer, Buick, Creative Design, has seven rules for rebooting your career and these rules apply if you’re a Millennial just starting out, and/or if you’re a mid-level executive starting over. Video: Meet Ven K. Lai Ven K. Lai, Lead Creative Buick,... Read more »
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Got a minute? Cure Your Fear of Networking

Got a minute? Cure Your Fear of Networking
Hard work means little if you’re not good at networking. Every day, the hardworking worker bee is left behind because she’s too shy to network, too afraid to ask for help, or too soft-spoken to attract a mentor. Video: Meet “Coco” Ke Zhang-Miske   “Coco” Ke Zhang-Miske by Zondra Hughes If you’re the shy worker... Read more »

Six Career Myths That Hold You Back

Six Career Myths That Hold You Back
By Zondra Hughes Alicia Boler-Davis is a wife, a mother and a master of multitasking in her dual roles as Senior Vice President, Global Quality & Customer Experience at General Motors. Boler-Davis—the highest ranking African American female executive in the history of General Motors—busted a few career myths at a recent media brunch held in... Read more »

Careers: 3 Ways to Handle Disrespect Like a FLOTUS

Jasmine Browley Oh Michelle Obama, how I love thee.   Let me count the ways. Beauty and grace personified in every fluid move you make and every well pronounced syllable you utter. Including these gems: “Listen to me or you can take the mic, but I’m leaving. You all decide. You have one choice.” During a... Read more »
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Feeding the Hole vs. Nourishing Your Whole.

Feeding the Hole vs. Nourishing Your Whole.
By Zondra Hughes You must feed the hole. The more you feed it, the more it needs to be fed. Someone will monitor your hole; are you feeding it at the same pace as your colleagues? If you’re tired, or weary, or sick, someone else will feed the hole. That was a threat, did you... Read more »