Managing your money

Attend the Women & Money series to learn about managing your personal finances, paying down debt, living on a budget, saving, investing, wills and trusts.

Primal Leadership

This insightful book explores and illustrates how the Primal Leadership model establishes emotional intelligence as a necessary business skill for leaders. The authors examine why leaders’ moods and actions have enormous impact on those they lead.

What to do if Your Identity is Stolen

Identity theft happens when someone steals your personal information and then pretends to be you, usually in order to gain access to your financial information, credit cards, and bank accounts. Sometimes identity thieves even open new utility accounts or get medical treatment on your health insurance. They are very resourceful and use a variety of […]

How to Write an Effective Cover Letter

The cover letter has become  more and more important to Human Resources professionals as a tool for screening potential employees. Many job postings generate hundreds of applications, and it is difficult to differentiate one applicant from another. You might have a great resume, but unless you can grab the attention of your potential interviewer, you […]

DRIVE: The Surprising Truth About What Motivates Us

In this latest offering from Daniel H. Pink, the author argues that the secret to high performance and satisfaction is the deeply human need to direct our own lives, to learn and create new things, and to do better by ourselves and our world. The problem that most business have in motivating employees is that […]

Don't Let These Mistakes Damage Your Credit Score

Your credit score is a quantitative measure of you creditworthiness, ranging from 300 to 850.  It is based on the following five categories: How much debt you have; your payment history; your debt utilization ratio; how far back your credit history goes; your mix of various types of credit. Here are five things that can […]

Are You Smart Enough to Work at Google?

William Poundstone’s new bookAre You Smart Enough to Work at Google? is a 21st-Century guide to landing a job in the competitive, creative world of today’s top companies. Interviewers at many of the largest companies- not just  hip Silicon Valley start-ups and Google – including AT&T, Johnson & Johnson, Bank of America, and even Walmart […]

How to Get the Most Out of Your Cover Letter

Cover letters  often present the most difficult and challenging task for job seekers.  There is no standard template, they must sometimes be written without a lot of lead time, and they are expected to be tailored to specific circumstances while having a highly positive impact on the reader.  In fact, some people just send in […]

Seeking Job Help Through a Temporary Agency

If you are job hunting due to a recent lay off or looking for a change in career, you may consider going through a temporary agency. If so, here are some things you might expect when you get there. Of course, the first thing you will encounter is an initial interview. Most likely, you will […]

5 Questions to Ask Your Interviewer When Seeking a Job

One of the most frequent tips I have received in researching job-interviewing skills is that the job seeker should always ask a question of his or her interviewer after the interview itself has seemingly come to a close. Your interviewer is still assessing you and drawing conclusions about you based on the questions you ask—or […]