The appearance of a woman is ranked of higher importance in the recruitment process than their male counterparts. Fair? No.. but it highlights for women the significance of professional image for career advancement and why image, rightly or wrongly matters. Image consultant Claire Soper tells us why…
Women and Working Career
Do you yearn to break out of corproate life to set up your own business but hesitate? Understand the 3 phases to becoming a successful entrepreneur in the 3Plus webinar with Wendy Kerr of Corporate Crossovers
At the 3Plus Mini-Mentoring Event on Tuesday 16th in Brussels, the capital of Europe, it came as no surprise that over twenty nationalities were represented. Lively discussion ensued with wonderful questions and equally insightful answers from our mentors. But guess what issue finally brought out the competitive edge in our delegates…?.
In March, 2013, seventy-five women attended Silicon Valley’s Mini-Mentoring event sponsored by Altera Corporation. Participants were asked to write down and pay forward the best advice they heard from the evening’s mentors. Here’s the mentoring they wanted to share with you, our readers.
“Stop waiting to feel comfortable and go for ‘okay.’ Where okay means you won’t die or get seriously injured. It exists just a few steps outside your comfort zone. The nature of “uncomfortable” is such that you won’t feel comfortable there, especially on your first trip.” Waiting for the discomfort to magically morph into your comfort zone won’t happen even after eternity arrives.” Anne Perschel tells us why!
Career advancement opportunities for women are and will continue to strike. To ensure they strike in your direction, learn to take the networking bull by the horns and ride that baby over the glass ceiling. Dr. Anne Perschel, 3Plus co-founder and vp mentoring, reveals three networking truths and 3+ solutions for women.
What a cool, fun and great way to show your transition graphically! his is the medium and new career for Brussels based Paule André who illustrates her transition from a business background in the IT sector, to follow her passion and tap into her artistic talents to become a meeting “visual facilitation” expert ….
Dorothy Dalton recounts how overhearing 2 conversations at a corporate networking event prompted her to create B.A.S.I.C a networking acronym to give women a framework for successful professional networking
CAREER CHANGER Ralitza Soultenova talks to us about her career change from sociological researcher to portrait photographer of women and children
Mentoring has always been key in personal development and more than ever in professional success. From Greek mythology onwards, successful leaders such as Bill Gates or Oprah Winfrey have had mentors. CIMA member Isménia Seize talks about her successful mentoring experience with 3Plus International mentor Marion Chapsal