The internet has recently been full of excellent articles on
aspects of managing your career. We've tweeted and facebooked some
of these but if you missed those mentions, here are some of our
favourite recent finds. And thanks to those of who who have shared
your discoveries with us, too - we've often said that that
Professionelle's community is an excellent clipping service!
Ask a Career Coach: How
to Get That Raise
May 2011: Excellent advice from Ann Daly, an executive coach, on
negotiating a level of pay that fits your role and your true worth.
Published on The Glasshammer site.
The 80/20 Rule for Women
for Getting Past "No"
June 2011: A companion piece to the article above - when the
boss says 'no' to a raise, use your curiosity to learn more and
improve your chances of success.
Haven't Learned to Speak Up
May 2011: from Knowledge@Wharton, this article is worth reading
for its discussion of the power of sponsors to boost women's
careers. It draws on the 2010 HBR report called The Sponsor
The Secret to
Breaking the Glass Ceiling? Go Home for Dinner!
May 2011: a short article from the Sydney Morning Herald. Thanks
to Dr Philippa Reed of the Equal Employment Opportunities Trust
Australia CEO Cationa Noble shares her career insights
April 2011: In an 8 minute video interview with BOSS magazine,
Noble shares the traits and decisions that led to her becoming "an
accidental leader". Discovered on the SheEO blog.
Agentic, Self Aware
Women get More Promotions than Anyone Else!
March 2011: from Stanford Graduate School of Business comes a
tantalising glimpse of a way to cut the Gordian knot most women
face in their careers - how to look and sound like a leader yet
avoid the backlash of being judged unfeminine?
7 Myths about
Women and Work
Oct 2010: by journalist Catherine Fox, a digest of FINSIA's
(Financial Services Industry of Australia) research into prevailing
attitudes and beliefs why women have not progressed further into
senior positions. The source research is here.
Hint - men see things differently.