As The Great Resignation continues to unfold, have you been tempted to put in your own two weeks’ notice? Perhaps you’ve even fantasized about your own version of the moment that JetBlue flight attendant announced his resignation over the PA system and exited his plane in glorious fashion.Continue reading
Dreaming of a mid-career break? Here’s how one woman in tech took the leap, despite her fears.
When I was 23, I threw caution to the wind by quitting my first “real” job, at a sales company. Rather than doing something conventional like getting a new position or applying to grad school first, I instead headed to Europe for a two-month solo backpacking trip.Continue reading
What Can You Negotiate For? Pretty Much Anything. What SHOULD You Negotiate For?
Did you just get a job offer? Or are you “levelling up,” as the kids say, in your current job? Let us pause a moment and think about what exactly you can negotiate for.Continue reading
Do you fear a recession might be around the corner? What can you do to prepare?
Do you see yourself NOT in tech in 10 years?
Don’t Get Trapped by the “Benevolent Dictatorship” of Tech Employers
Last week I spent time in the Bay Area visiting clients, listening to them talk about their jobs and careers, getting treated to free meals at their workplaces, and generally standing in awe of the wealth on display in their company headquarters.Continue reading
How Can We Make Part-Time Tech Roles Work For Both Employee and Employer?
Have you ever wanted to work in a part-time role in a technical field but fear that it will stall your career? Are you a manager and feel that hiring part-time employees will be a death knell to your team’s productivity?
My Takeaways from #GHC18. And Yes They’re All About Money.
I think I’m still processing the scale and energy of the 2018 Grace Hopper Celebration of Women in Computing. This was my second year attending.
The conference is, obviously, about so much more than how to manage your finances. But it’s the part I care about most, so I viewed most of the conference through that lens. And, as I did last year, I walked away with a better understanding of how women feel about money, what their questions are, and what kind of guidance they want, need, and deserve.
Do You Want to Radically Change Your Life, and You’re a Bit Scared to Do It?
I think it is not controversial to say that the lives of 20-, 30-, and 40-somethings change all the time. A new job. Moving. Getting married. Having kids. Another new job. Moving in together. Breaking up. Going back to school. Getting married. Another new job.
And sometimes you might want to Change Everything At The Same Time.Continue reading
Investing is risky. Increasing your earning power is the best protection you have.
Whether you’re a confident investor, or you have a bunch of your money hiding out in cash, I think we can pretty much all agree that the stock market is unpredictable.
Historically it has always gone up…eventually, and so it’s reasonable for us to assume it’ll continue in that vein. But we can’t actually know that.
So, how do we protect against the possibility that the stock market will stop working the way it has in the past?
Are THESE Robots Better for Women?
Roboadvisors are so 2015. Roboadvisors for women are what all the cool kids are talking about in 2016. Roboadvisors are, at the core, software. So, can this software be designed to serve women better?Continue reading