Invest in Yourself

Mujeres de HACE is accepting applications for its 2017 Leadership cohort. Applications are due March 15, 2017. If you want to invest in yourself, this is a great way to do so. The Mujeres de HACE is a fantastic opportunity to develop your brand, up your self-confidence and learn strategic for financial literacy, work-life balance and networking. Click this post to learn more about how to apply.

PMM 8: How Casual is Casual Friday?

It is really important to understand the culture of the industry or company you plan to work in. This was never more relevant than around dress codes. If there is a casual Friday policy at your job, read it and understand it. If there is no policy, it doesn’t mean you show up looking like you just woke up or are headed to the club.

PMM 7: Thought Leadership

Don’t underestimate your skills and your expertise. What are you the go-to person for at work or in your life? That is your thought leadership. That is, you are the leader in that topic. You understand it. You are passionate about it. Now use it to stand out above the crowd and to advance your career or your business.

PMM 6: Informational Interviews

Informational interviews are a really great way to learn more about an industry and a specific job or title. You need a strategy, a plan. Depending on your industry or place of employment there may be some politics to contend with, but there are many ways around this. Don’t waste your interviewee’s time. Be prepared and listen.