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December 11, 2017
As any recent college grad knows, reality can hit you hard: post-grad life is scary. When I graduated, I felt like I was supposed to know exactly what I was doing, but I really had no idea — and I was terrified of what was to come. I thought...
December 4, 2017
Think back to the last networking event you attended. Which best describes you? I came with a few friends and spent most of the time chatting with them about our jobs and personal lives. I passed out as many business cards as possible and hoped...
December 4, 2017
It feels like there were endless takeaways from the 2017 NYWICI Student Communications Career Conference. A few pieces of advice stand out though. For starters, the morning keynote speaker, Tiffany Pham, CEO of Mogul — a leading company that helps...
November 28, 2017
​This Holiday Season, Give While Giving Back with New York Women in Communications   ​There are many ways to give back this holiday season: ► Give the women on your list the gift of professional development: An annual membership to New York...
November 20, 2017
Dealing with your personal finances is a subject that is daunting yet so important all at once. And hardest of all is to be honest with yourself about your financial goals. So, where do you start as a young professional? Sponsored by Fidelity ...
November 9, 2017
​It seems that more than ever, young professional women are feeling “stuck” in their careers. As writer Lisa Miller puts it in “The Ambition Collision,” when it comes to having a vision for our careers, young women have “lost it, like a child losing...
October 30, 2017
They are some of the biggest names in media today — so well-known that the President has aimed attack tweets at more than one of them — but is that enough to thrive in today’s cluttered communications climate? In a word, no. And yet, according to...
October 23, 2017
You nailed the interviews and got an offer from the employer of your dreams  — but your salary? That may leave a little to be desired. According to Glassdoor.com the average salary for an assistant account executive in NYC is $39,037 and an...
October 16, 2017
Linda Descano is a mover and shaker who has used her communication skills and influence to elevate and educate women throughout her career. Linda is past president of New York Women in Communications and currently serves as the organization’s Vice...
October 11, 2017
On Tuesday, October 10, 2017, communications professionals, colleagues and friends gathered to celebrate the achievements of five rising stars in the communications industry at NYWICI's 5th annual WiCi Awards. The event was sponsored by MediaCom,...
October 2, 2017
You’ve worked hard, you’ve made your case and now the job is yours — but how can you be sure that salary offer is fair? The question was top of mind for “Charting Your Course at Any Stage,” the NYWICI panel held during Advertising Week, on Sept. 26...
August 30, 2017
We're looking back at some of our favorite episodes of Coffee Break w/NYWICI, revisiting the compelling conversations we’ve had with some of the brightest women in media and communications. Our Episode 12 guest was Neha Gandhi. As of July 2017, she...
August 21, 2017
Despite advances made by women over the last few decades, many women still don’t use negotiation enough, according to authors Linda Babcock and Sara Laschever in their second book, Ask For It: How To Get Women to Use the Power of Negotiation to Get...
August 18, 2017
Tweet your recommended must read links on career, life, communications and technology throughout the week and use #NYWICImustreads to be included in our next Must Reads list.   Career/Life Five Ways to Build Your Brand for a Future Without Jobs (...
August 7, 2017
With the first season of the New York Women in Communications podcast Coffee Break w/NYWICI in the books, we’re taking a look back at some of our favorite episodes to revisit the wise words and compelling conversations we’ve had with some of the...

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