The Importance of Mentoring

This week we’d like to welcome Samantha Beach, our guest blogger and recent attendee at the most recent New York Women in Communications event. This week I had the privilege of attending a New York Women in Communications (NYWICI) Coffee & Conversations Panel on “The Fastest Way to the Top.” Erica Hill, co-anchor of TODAY’s Weekend Editions moderated the conversation between an impressive group of women including Ellen Archer, President at Hyperion Books/Head of East Coast Development, … [Read more...]

The Ten-Minute Interview (Part One)

I was grateful this year to be asked to be one of six career coaches and recruiting professionals to lead roundtable discussions at New York Women in Communications' popular Night of the Coaches event. The event is aimed at professionals eager to get the inside scoop on professional networking and interviewing. At my roundtable, we focused on interview skills.  We worked from a guide that Chaloner created to help candidates respond to those pesky questions that you might lose sleep over the … [Read more...]