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When Championing Diversity, Actions Speak Louder Than Words
Category: ARA, ARA Mentors, Diversity, Women in Tech, Women in Technology Tags: , , , , , , , Comments: 0
In all likelihood, you’ve heard the saying “actions speak louder than words.” My parents raised me on this motto, and it’s a gift that has shaped both the person and the professional I am today. One of the best examples of its life-shaping influence on me is my response to the challenge of increasing gender diversity across the tech sector. ...
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Summer Job Searches: Wasteful or Worthwhile?
Category: ARA, ARA Mentors, Career Advice, Hiring Advice, Job Search, Summer Vacation Tags: , , , , , , , , Comments: 0
August is here and an eerie quiet across Chicago, in your neighborhood or workplace, will confirm it. It may be serious vacation season, but is it time to take a vacation from job searching? Many professionals ask me this question as they enjoy the lighter workloads and shorter work hours that mid and late summer sometimes offers. ...
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Celebrating Three Years
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As we approach McCann Partners’ third anniversary this week, I reflect not only upon our company’s successes, but also upon the many people who have helped us along in this journey. I feel so incredibly blessed to have a wonderful support network of friends, clients, colleagues, and partners – all of whom have helped me along over the past th ...
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Mentees & Mentors Take Heed: You Only Get Out What You Put In
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In work, in school, at the gym and just about everywhere in life, this familiar saying holds true: “You only get out what you put in.” The same goes for mentoring relationships. If you expect to gain knowledge and opportunities from a mentor or as a mentor, you have to put in the work required to develop a productive, valuable relationship. ...
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Didn’t Attend Ms. Tech Talks Last Week? Here’s What You Missed
Category: Chicago Events, Panel Discussions, Women in Tech Tags: , , , , , , Comments: 0
Last week, our good friends at Ms. Tech hosted a fabulous event which highlighted the stories of four Chicagoans – female entrepreneurs and executives who all had a story to share. If you were unable to attend the discussion, we’re here to fill you in. ...
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