Miss out on another promotion that you’re convinced
should have been yours?
Concerned that today’s economy is putting your job
and maybe your career at risk?
Tired of feeling overworked and underappreciated?
Whether the economy is good or bad, you have far more control over being successful in your corporate career than you might think. Believe it or not, you are the most critical ingredient in your own success. The goal of RechargeYourCareer.com is to move corporate women from overworked and underappreciated to recognized and rewarded. Read more …
Do you remember a time when you were having a great lunch with friends, laughing hysterically at a joke only to find out a short time later that you had a big visible piece of spinach stuck in your teeth? How embarrassing! You probably started wondering, how long that offending piece of spinach was there? Why didn’t anyone tell you? Were your friends laughing at the joke or at your “missing” tooth?
This happens in the world of work, too. It’s easy to get so busy with the day-to-day work that we fail to notice some of the things we do or say that are the work world equivalent of having spinach in our teeth. We often forget that our words and actions at work might be a blot on how we are perceived (our personal brand) similar to how having spinach in your teeth is a blot on our visual appearance. As with your lunch companions, you don’t always know how others see you at work. I call this the Spinach in Your Teeth syndrome or SIYT. Read more …
You work hard and accomplish a lot for your organization. Everybody already knows your value to the company, right? So why aren’t you getting those promotions and plum projects?
I’ve worked with many corporate women in the last 20 years. More often than not, their greatest stumbling block to getting rewarded and recognized has been their invisibility to decision makers. Once they started showing up on the decision maker’s radar screen, these women began to make steady advances in their careers. Read more …