“More women are on big company boards, but the numbers are still shockingly low”
“It’s not about women vs. men. It’s about companies achieving a competitive advantage by reflecting their employees, their consumers, their communities and their shareholders and tapping into not 50% of the talent pool, but 100% to build the best boards and the best C-suites,” said Janice Ellig, a past president of the Women’s Forum and CEO of the Ellig Group, an executive search firm. Read the full article by clicking HERE
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How to Build the Career of Your Dreams
From executive recruiting and coaching to advocating for women and minorities to gain leadership roles, Janice Ellig has spent her career helping others craft their own success. In this episode of Talent Champions, hosted by Diana Thomas, Janice shares the big decisions and daily actions that can help you pursue your professional dreams.
A few career building takeaways from this episode…
-Before making a career move, do your homework on the culture. Poor decisions are often the result of a failure to assess culture fit before taking on a new role.
-Invest in relationships. You will need support when you make a mistake or get off track, and those people you’ve helped in the past will be more than happy to stand up for you.
-Find your purpose, love what you do, and make sure you stay relevant even when life demands that your career goes on the back burner.
Click HERE for the entire episode on “How to Build the Career of Your Dreams”
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