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Men Who Get it: Lance A. LaVergne, Senior Vice President, Enterprise Talent Acquisition Strategy & Practice, Wells Fargo

 By Cathie Ericson Numbers talk, say Wells Fargo’s Lance LaVergne, and one of the most powerful ways to point out the importance of diversity is through the data. “The numbers can tell a compelling story and show you where you have areas of opportunity,” he says. His approach is to start with the baseline assumption… Read More

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What Skills Differentiate Women Who Make It To The Top?

Guest contributed by Steven Stein What does it really take for women leaders to make it to the top in the business world? Over the past 20 years, we’ve compiled the world’s largest database of testing results on emotional intelligence—approximately 2 million people worldwide. The Emotional Quotients Inventory (EQ-i 2.0) is the first and most… Read More

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Women Leaders as Agenda Movers: Leveling the Playing Field

Guest Contributed By Samuel B. Bacharach Recently I was asked to give a talk to a forum attended by fifty women executives. The topic was based on my new book and was titled, “The Agenda Mover: When Your Good Idea Is Not Enough.” Two days before the talk, two invitees objected, or at least questioned,… Read More

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Men Who Get It: Adam Quinton, Founder and CEO of Lucas Point Ventures

By Cathie Ericson “If there’s a key word that resonates with me, it’s ‘fairness,’” says Adam Quinton. He feels that while most workplaces claim to be a meritocracy, there are a host of issues you’ll notice, if you’re paying attention, that make it not quite as meritocratic as you thought. And that’s an issue that… Read More

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Voice of Experience: Saralyn Cohen, Pro Bono Counsel and Global Director, Shearman & Sterling

 By Cathie Ericson One of the keys to career success, according to Saralyn Cohen? Having an open mind about where you’re working. “You never know where you will end up – so take chances and be open-minded when opportunities present themselves,” she says. “A law degree can open multiple doors – so don’t sell yourself… Read More

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Is it possible to be an entrepreneur within a corporate structure?

Guest Contributed by Meg Schmitz At some point in everyone’s career we begin to take inventory of what want in a job, what we seek for our professional growth and what brings us joy. In an ideal world, we’d all have jobs that don’t feel like work, pull a huge paycheck and allow us to… Read More

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Why Are Women Underrepresented in These Key Job Markets?

By Tiffany Rowe Our technological world is expanding at an astounding rate and jobs in the STEM industry remain in high demand. Those holding degrees in math, technology, engineering, and the sciences have, in many cases, their pick of lucrative and rewarding jobs. When you add an advanced degree in one of those subjects or… Read More

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To work with M&A: Young Women Lawyers May Be Missing Out

By Aimee Hansen Women lawyers are underrepresented in M&A primarily because they are less likely to enter and stay in the field. But some M&A women partner lawyers wonder if young lawyers know what they are missing. The gender gap in M&A A study of more than 17,500 lawyers at 25 law firms nationwide found… Read More

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Voice of Experience: Hilary Rapkin, Senior Vice President and General Counsel, WEX

By Cathie Ericson Life is a series of stages, says WEX’s Hilary Rapkin, an observation she was recently reflecting on as advice given to her by a mentor. That means what you feel like when you have a six-month-old baby is not what you’ll feel like when that child is two or four. Life changes,… Read More

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Ask Yourself These Questions before Accepting That Job Offer

How exciting to get a new job offer! Perhaps you have been job searching for a while. Maybe you are relieved to finally secure a position that seems worthy of your talent and experience. After months of submitting resumes online and the seemingly never ending series of phone interviews that go nowhere, getting an offer… Read More

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