Category Archives: Dear Dorothy
One piece of advice for maternity leave
Dorothy considers what single piece of advice she would give professional women going on maternity leave. She suggests "helicopter connecting".…
10 step process to bonus negotiation
Monthly career transition clinic with advice tips for real people asking real questions. This month: bonus negotiation. Dorothy Dalton discusses…
Dear Dorothy: She’s flirting to get hired!
Flirting to get hired has been as around as long as there have been men, women and jobs. How do…
Dear Dorothy… Help! How do I manage my career through my divorce?
Divorce is a time of upheaval and emotion: anger, grief, relief, disappointment and heartbreak. It is ranked second as one of the most…
Over-sharing or double-bind for working mums?
It's back to school time. Should a working dad be able to reference this busy time professionally without comment and…
Can your nail biting habit harm a job interview?
Can something as simple as a nail biting habit influence candidate assessment in the job search process? Find out how…
Do you need to go straight to be professional?
Recently there seems to be a veritable outbreak of articles on professional hairstyles for women. One reader asks "is straight…
Stop apologising when you don’t need to!
Women can be overly sensitive and need to stop apologising when they don't need to! Mistakes are normal especially in…
4 basic networking strategies for working Mums!
With 2 small kids at home how can you make time for professional networking when many events are held after…
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