Author Archives: Amy McCloskey

Giving Notice? 5 Things to Consider Before Accepting a Counter Offer

Counter Offer

You gave your 30-day notice. And now you’re received a counter offer. Don’t weaken, at least not immediately, even if your current manager makes you feel all warm and fuzzy inside!

There are some things you must consider before you say yes, or no, to that counter offer…

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3 Ways You Know it’s Time to Find a New Gig

time for a new gig

Work is not a relationship. There never was a long-term commitment, by either side. This is not a divorce.

Here’s how you know, without a doubt, that it is time for your career to go in a different direction…   

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Will Millennial Women End the Cycle of Career Disappointment?


After Pew Research data showed Millennial women are near parity with their male counterparts at .93 on the dollar, there was much chatter on social media about the “Pay Gap Myth.”

And yet if you refer back to The Harvard Business Review study, it seems educated professional women experience career disappointment in droves – including Millennials…   

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Millennials + Politics: The Leadership Landscape as it Stands

I Voted

This election year almost every member of the Millennial generation will be eligible to vote. True: historically, young voters don’t exactly show up in large numbers for major elections… but if Millennials do this time, it could have a major impact on the Presidential and Congressional elections. With that as the backdrop, and knowing that talking about politics can be a dangerous arena to enter, we think it’s important to understand what Millennials really expect in their leaders, how they see the current political landscape and what they might do differently when it’s their turn to lead our country. On Tuesday at   

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Military Careers for Women: The Path to True Equality?

US Armed Forces

On July 26, 1948, President Truman issued Executive Order 9981 abolishing racial discrimination in the United States Armed Forces. This led to the end of segregation in our military; it can certainly be argued it also opened the eyes of those seeking an end to racial injustices in the private sector. Almost 70 years later, in December of 2015, Defense Secretary Ashton B. Carter announced that all combat jobs will be open to women, with no exceptions. He told The New York Times: “They’ll be allowed to drive tanks, fire mortars and lead infantry soldiers into combat. They’ll be able   

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Let’s Cut the Crap: What Do Millennials REALLY Want From Employers?

Millennial Think Tank

Now the largest generation in the American workplace, employers and marketers alike have been watching, studying, and pontificating on what will motivate, inspire, and retain Millennials.

This Tuesday at 5 pm PT/8 pm ET we’ll get our Think Tank back together to cut through the crap and find out directly from the source: What do millennials REALLY want from their employers?   

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