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Going Into Fall Like What

Going Into Fall Like What

We know many of you are like, “Hold up, wait a minute. I am still trying to get my last bit of summer out, don’t rush me.”

On, the other hand, we know you are ambitious women who like to plan ahead. For you, we've got four things you might want to start incorporating into your end of summer schedule to make the transition into fall a little easier.

Improving Your Professional Online Presence

If you had to guess how much time you spend online, what would you guess? A 2015 study suggests that we each spend an average of two hours a day on the web. Between sites like Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, Instagram, and Snapchat, our personal profiles and information are visible and can be viewed by others all over the internet. Sometimes, we may discover information about ourselves that we wouldn’t want potential employers and co-workers to have access to (like that old blog you created 15 years ago, or your outdated, original Myspace page). In our digitally-centered lives, we should ensure that our online presence is curated and professional. Your social media profiles are part of your personal “brand” where you advertise and highlight your defining characteristics.

Taking Your Stand

Taking Your Stand

“I want to live my life, not record it” - Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis

By: Minda Harts, Founder and CEO, The Memo, LLC

The last two weeks have been a little unnerving in the United States. I wrestled with whether or not I should address our country's tension(s) or move forward with my Blublockers on and pretend things aren’t tense.

I searched for comfort at church, with friends, family, and the news. And yet, I still felt hopeless - the same hopelessness when young lives were taken at Sandy Hook, and the same hopelessness when Trayvon Martin’s life was taken, too. In every situation, I wondered: What could I do? And what does that even look like? Then I got to thinking... Speaking up is so important. Not just with policies, but as a woman in the workplace. If you live in New York City, you always see the signs that read, If You See Something, Say Something. Sometimes, being the only voice can be lonely. Our voices can inspire others to speak up. This led me to think about some actions can we take today...

The Four Career and Personal Apps Every Woman Should Have

The Four Career and Personal Apps Every Woman Should Have

It’s no surprise that “there’s an app for that” has entered our everyday lexicon. Both Google Play and the Apple App Store boast more than 1.5 million apps, and that number is growing every day. But how do you choose the essential apps that will help you the most in your career and personal life? Here are four apps every woman should have, and why: