How to Avoid the Number One Mistake Women Make Negotiating for a Raise

For years we’ve heard that the number one mistake women make negotiating for a raise is that they don’t ask for one. In fact, in their 2003 book, Women Don’t Ask, authors Linda Babcock and Sara Lashever, confirmed that hypothesis based on their research at the time. Women don’t negotiate as often or as well… Read More.

The 7 Most Common Mistake We Make Promoting Ourselves

Self-promotion is a struggle for many of us. We know we should do it and do it more often if we are to gain the visibility and credibility we need to advance our careers. But it’s not a simple task. Although women seem to agonize more about self-promotion, the challenges transcend gender and status. In… Read More.

New Survey Reveals Top Concerns For Professional Women

Women’s Success Coaching recently conducted a survey to better understand the challenges that professional women face in the workplace today. The results of the survey reveal that the top concerns are the potential for advancement at their current company, increasing workload, gender bias and politics. In this recent survey, more than 40 percent of participants… Read More.

New Study Reveals Senior Executive Women Still Struggle With Self Promotion

Just because you’ve made it to the top doesn’t mean you can rest on your laurels. A new study released last week reveals that senior women executives still struggle with some of the career advancement challenges that women in middle management do. The research conducted in November 2013 by Barbara Annis and Associates in partnership… Read More.