Brand Career Management Monthly Tip Sheet
The next few months you’ll notice that each MTS issue will focus on women, and incorporate topics related to official holidays. In February, we have National Girls and Women in Sports Day and Black History Month, so the articles in this issue will share achievements of women trailblazers and the stories of African American women whose success we can admire and learn from, in the sports industry, STEM and other professions. On a related side note, I recently watched Battle of the Sexes and I highly recommend it.
March 8th is International Women’s Day. To honor this occasion, I will be co-hosting a series of three career conversations designed to empower professional women. For more information, open the attached flyer, go to paulabrand.com, or look for the Upcoming Events section toward the end of this message. Also in March, the US celebrates Women’s History Month.
In April, expect resources and articles related to salary negotiation and pay equity, as April 10, 2018 is Equal Pay Day in the US. Last but not least, May will bring us Mother’s Day in many countries, so we’ll take a look at women and careers in that issue.
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The posts below share inspiring stories of pioneering African American women in STEM and trailblazers in other industries, along with powerful women in the sporting industry.
To honor African American women who have come before us and paved the way for others:
Now switching to women achieving in sports:
NEW! FREE Virtual Career Conversations
In honor of Women’s International Day, Ruth Winden (a career colleague from the UK) will join me in hosting a series of three 45-minute FREE virtual career conversations designed to empower women in their careers. Attend one or all three. The topics build upon each other but each event is a conversation in itself.
Check out the attached flyer for more information. Please share this with anyone you know who might benefit from this content.
Click on the conversation title links to register:
I spoke for the Johns Hopkins School of Education on the morning of February 3, 2018 and will be speaking to St. John’s College on the evening of February 20, 2018. Both presentations focus on creating an effective LinkedIn profile.
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Paula Brand – MS, GCDF, CPRW, JCTC
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