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".…
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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…
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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…
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Managing your career through divorce
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…
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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…
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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…
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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…
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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…
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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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