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Why Role Models Will Change the World
Category: ARA, ARA Mentors, Career Advice, Uncategorized, Women in Tech, Women in Technology Tags: , , Comments: 0
Inspiration can come from anywhere or anyone – artists, activists, astronauts, entrepreneurs, daredevils, scientists, doctors, lawyers, software engineers and everything in between. These role models are the shoulders which serve as our foundation. They lift us up to allow internalization of what truly is possible: breaking down barriers to creat ...
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Speaking Up to Reduce Gender Bias in the Workplace
Category: ARA Mentors, Career Advice, Diversity, Pay Equity, Women in Male Dominated Fields, Women in Tech, Women in Technology Tags: , , Comments: 0
As a proud co-founder of ARA, an organization committed to attracting, retaining and advancing women in technology roles, and an owner of my own IT recruitment firm, I’ve long had a personal passion for gender equality in business. While there have been some strides forward in recent years, gender equality deserves continued attention as there is ...
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CEO Megan McCann Talks Entrepreneurship, Recruitment and Workforce Diversity on TheEdge Podcast
Category: ARA Mentors, Career Advice, McCann Partners Team, Recruiting, Women in Tech, Women in Technology Tags: , , , , , Comments: 0
Listen in as McCann Partners CEO Megan McCann sits down with ClearEdge Marketing CEO Leslie Vickrey on an episode of TheEdge podcast to discuss starting her own business, the state of workforce diversity, and her passion of empowering women in technology. ...
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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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The WOW Factor: Insights from Women of Orbitz Worldwide’s Panel on Mentoring
Category: ARA, ARA Mentors, Career Advice, Chicago Events, Panel Discussions, Women in Tech, Women in Technology Tags: , , , , , , , , , Comments: 0
Last month, I had the privilege of joining Women of Orbitz Worldwide, known as WOW—and, wow, is right! The group focuses on supporting and promoting women, coupled with a commitment to create opportunities for Orbitz employees to share their career journeys with fellow colleagues. With that in mind, WOW organized an engaging panel presentation ti ...
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What Online Dating and Finding a Mentor Have in Common
Category: ARA, Women in Tech, Women in Technology Tags: , , , , , , , Comments: 0
Searching for the right fit in both business and personal relationships can be a challenge. Nowadays, many singles look to online dating as a preferred first step towards a romantic partnership. Photos and profiles of potential matches can be reviewed prior to a first date, allowing users to pre-determine who could be their Mr. or Miss Right. ...
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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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