CAREER

Career Insights & Advice Archive

Sometimes You Need to Take Two Buses

Sometimes You Need to Take Two Buses

My first paying summer job (hourly minimum wage) taught me a valuable lesson. I had to take two buses to get to Joyce Leslie, a moderately-priced women’s clothing chain in Brooklyn, New York. My responsibilities included working in the dressing ...
read more >>
Thumbs Up for a Heads Up

Thumbs Up for a ‘Heads Up’

This week I encountered a situation that reminded me of the importance of thoughtful business communication. During a late afternoon group leadership video call, I learned about a departmental reorganization that was going to significantly impact my new Client Success ...
read more >>
Jackie Fields

Jackie Fields on Landing Her Dream Job

Jackie Fields has what many communications professionals would consider a dream job. She’s currently the senior style and beauty editor at People magazine, a role which has her interviewing celebrities and influencers about the latest trends ...
read more >>
Inclusion in Journalism

4 Ways to Make the News More Inclusive

Journalism is the pursuit of truth. Our chief job as reporters is to present the truth in the most objective, digestible, and impactful way. But, what if we’ve been taught to search for truth in the wrong places? What if ...
read more >>
Power Women

Paying Our Power Forward

As we look to 2021, it’s important to reflect on how the events of the past year have affected women everywhere and what we can do to make things better going forward. It’s on that note that Forbes hosted its ...
read more >>
Make a 2021 Plan

Craft Your 2021 Action Plan

As we approach the end of a year of crisis, we all hope 2021 will bring vaccines and an end to the pandemic. One of the things that’s kept many of us sane and busy is our daily work. Now ...
read more >>
Scary BINGO

Scary BINGO: A Metaphor for 2021 Marketing

Early in the first wave of the pandemic and the resulting quarantine, it became clear that many of us were not going to see close family and friends in person for some time. As the weeks and months passed, some ...
read more >>
Positioning Yourself for a Promotion

5 Tips for Positioning Yourself for a Promotion

“How do you position yourself for a promotion?” is one of the most frequent questions asked at professional development-oriented programs. Not surprising, this tends to be a particularly hot-button topic as you prepare for your annual performance review ...
read more >>
Informational interviews

5 Ways to Make the Most of an Informational Interview

Informational interviews are the unsung hero of the networking world. You gain insider perspective of a potential employer, and a foot in the door. These calls are beneficial at any level from entry-level, career climbers or the recently unemployed. I’ve ...
read more >>
Networking During Covid

The Importance of Networking in the Era of COVID-19

Many are feeling the aftereffects of the coronavirus pandemic as unemployment, job insecurity or loss of opportunities take the forefront as the road to a new normal develops. With a slow job market for those in the media industry, it ...
read more >>
Optimize LinkedIn

5 Tips for Optimizing Your LinkedIn Profile

LinkedIn is one of the most powerful business networking platforms in use today, with an estimated 300 million users. Uniquely different from Facebook, which is used more for personal social networking, it is the perfect platform to promote one’s professional ...
read more >>
How to Lead with Positivity

How to Lead with Positivity

Whether you are an aspiring or experienced leader, it’s never been more important to harness the power of positivity than during the current pandemic. In a good way, a true leader’s attitude and actions are contagious and can help people ...
read more >>
Member Spotlights
Brandi Boatner 5 QUESTIONS FOR BRANDI BOATNER February 22, 2021
Alexandra Owens SPOTLIGHT: ALEXANDRA OWENS January 13, 2021
Megan Rokosh SPOTLIGHT: MEGAN ROKOSH October 7, 2020

WHAT’S YOUR PERSONAL BRAND?

Learn from the pros.

learn more

WORK-LIFE INTEGRATION

Tips to help you figure out how to have it all.

learn more

BECOME A MEMBER

Join today and get inspired by the NYWICI community.

join

SIGN UP FOR OUR NEWSLETTER

Member Spotlights
Brandi Boatner 5 QUESTIONS FOR BRANDI BOATNER February 22, 2021
Alexandra Owens SPOTLIGHT: ALEXANDRA OWENS January 13, 2021
Megan Rokosh SPOTLIGHT: MEGAN ROKOSH October 7, 2020