More Advice for the Unemployed

Some more excellent advice on what to do while unemployed.  How to stay proactive without getting discouraged is key so don’t be afraid to find some balance. And always keep you eyes open. This 40-something woman found a job she ended up loving while out of town for a wedding, playing pool at a bar! […] Read more…

Advice on What to do When you are Unemployed

A friend of mine shared this advice from a friend…thought it was great advice for 20-somethings looking for a job. http://www.secondsnack.com/2011/01/ten-habits-to-keep-when-youre.html TEN HABITS TO KEEP WHEN YOU’RE UNEMPLOYED Get up on time – Sarah leaves for work around 7AM which means my day would start at 7AM as well. Its good to keep your body […] Read more…

Three Gifts for a 20-Something (5)

Another response to the question I ask every 40-something I interview: What 3 “gifts” would you give a 20-something as her “Forty-Godmother”? 1. Adventure. Leave your comfort zone. Travel. Don’t be afraid to leave your hometown. Live a little on your own arather than stress about relationships. 2. Some sort of exercise you love. Take […] Read more…

Surviving the Break-Up…It Will All be Okay

I heard a few really dubious break-ups stories over the holidays…from the now seemingly acceptable text message break up to Santa leaving a bag worse than coals — all your stuff and your keys. Really? It’s always the timing that confounds. One day planning a vacation, buying a house…the next day …it’s over. As hard […] Read more…

Don’t Float Through Relationships

A lot of women ask me about the “right time” to get married? I’ve shared the perspective a few times that most 40-somethings recommend waiting to get married until you are 30. They believe you should be free to explore yourself in your 20s without the pressure of “Should I marry him? When?” Now matter […] Read more…

The New Pay Gap: Boomers, Gen-X And Millennials – Forbe’s

Interesting article from Forbes Women this week on whether the Millennials in the workforce have shed their reputation as “entitled” now they are “stuck” in a pay gap due the recession. http://blogs.forbes.com/meghancasserly/2011/01/05/the-new-pay-gap-boomers-millennials-salary-recession-raise/ Meghan Casserly GIRL FRIDAY FORBES WOMEN The New Pay Gap: Boomers, Gen-X And Millennials Jan. 5 2011 – 10:52 am Forget the gender pay gap, […] Read more…

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