By Rachel Friederich, ICSEW Communications Chair The professional social networking site LinkedIn has 133 million users in the U.S. alone and reaches more than 200 counties and territories around the world. So it makes sense that it can be used for career development. Everything from job searching, networking with other professionals in your field and…

By Rachel Friederich, ICSEW Communications Chair Understanding what your personal values are most important to you can go a long way in helping you shape your professional career. That was the theme for Taking Charge of Your Career, a joint presentation by Janelle Guthrie and Phyllis Gallegos at the ICSEW career fair May 21. Both…

by Rachel Friederich, ICSEW Communications Chair Behavioral based interviews. The mere phrase can strike fear into the hearts of even the most experienced job candidates. Yet, they’re one of the most common types of questions for government jobs. The key to acing these type of interviews, according to leadership consultant and coach Amy Leneker is…

by Rachel Friederich,  ICSEW Communications Chair Just 5% of Fortune 500 companies are headed by women. Amazon Senior Product Marketing Manager, Karen Greigo shared that fact, along with her own experiences dealing with inaccurate perceptions hiring managers and corporate leaders can have about female employees at the ICSEW’s May 21 meeting and career fair. In…