The Art of Negotiating: Today’s Tips from Cheryl Hilvert, Management & Leadership Consultant

Speak up for yourself! To help women better position themselves for negotiating — whether for salary purposes or to get better assignments — the League is doing a series of articles with tips and techniques to help local government women improve their skills by learning from other women in the field. This article is the third in our continuing series. [...]

By | 2017-09-01T06:58:38+00:00 August 30th, 2017|Exclusives, Featured, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Interview with Wake County DCM David Ellis on Diversity, Inclusion and #Charlottesville

We as a Country do not do well talking about race. Photo of candlelight vigil for Charlottesville courtesy Andrew Shurtleff/The Daily Progress via AP By LWG Editor League of Women in Government (League) President, Pam Antil sat down with fellow League and National Forum for Black Public Administrators (NFBPA) Board Member, David Ellis who serves as the Deputy County [...]

By | 2017-08-22T16:05:34+00:00 August 21st, 2017|Exclusives, Featured, Share Your Story, Uncategorized|0 Comments

The Art of Negotiating – Avoiding Negotiating Traps

Not Negotiating for Yourself Results in Lower Expectations of You Overall by Others To help women better position themselves for negotiating -- whether for salary purposes or to get better assignments -- the League is doing a series of articles with tips and techniques to help local government women improve their skills by learning [...]

By | 2017-08-17T23:18:44+00:00 August 17th, 2017|Exclusives, Featured|0 Comments

Guest Writer Ashley Jacobs on Waiting for the RIGHT Job Rather Than Just ANY Job

Guest Writer Ashley Jacobs on Waiting for the RIGHT Job Rather Than Just ANY Job When You Find Yourself Without a Job By Ashley Jacobs, Assistant County Administrator, Aiken County, SC Unemployment is an unsettling life event that threatens to disrupt your entire world, including your financial stability, your social life, and possibly your geographical [...]

By | 2017-08-15T19:43:31+00:00 August 15th, 2017|Exclusives, Featured|0 Comments

The Art of Negotiating – New Series from the League

Women who fail to negotiate their salaries at the start of their careers could leave up to $2 million on the table over the lifespan of their careers. By Pamela Antil, ACA - City of Santa Barbara, CA & President, League of Women in Government Many people dread negotiations of any kind, but studies show that [...]

By | 2017-08-10T21:43:43+00:00 August 9th, 2017|Exclusives, Featured|0 Comments

LWG Interview with Hamilton County, Ohio Commissioner Denise Driehaus

"Diversity needs a seat at the table." By LWG Editor Recently, League President, Pamela Antil, ICMA-CM, talked with Hamilton County, Ohio County Commissioner, Denise Driehaus. Commissioner Driehaus recently spearheaded a new Women & Girls Council initiative that seeks to bring women and young girls to the table to talk about how women can best support girls and [...]

By | 2017-08-01T18:37:05+00:00 August 1st, 2017|Exclusives, Featured|0 Comments

Women in Police Leadership – How do we get from 3 Percent to #Gender Balance?

The Imporance of Diversity, Gender Balance & Inclusivity in Law Enforcement https://n-r-c.wistia.com/medias/a0njd2cnpl By LWG Editor League of Women in Government President, Pam Antil and Angelica Wedell, Marketing Manager for National Research Center, Inc. (NRC), are working with the  Bureau of Justice Assistance (BJA)'s Executive Session on Police Leadership to help advance women in law enforcement [...]

By | 2017-07-19T17:55:45+00:00 July 19th, 2017|Exclusives, Featured, Uncategorized|1 Comment

Valerie Martinelli, MPA on The Powerful Truth About Not Speaking Up in the Workplace

By Valerie Martinelli, MPA – Leadership, Life, & Career Coach/ HR & Management Consultant  Women talk less than men. It is only a societal myth that we talk more. When was the last meeting you went to in which the women spoke longer and in more detail? In my professional experience, it is rare. It [...]

Girls and Early Leadership Experiences: Combating the “Leaky Pipeline” of Leadership

By Alexandra Jones, MPA Candidate – The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill The Numbers Don’t Lie There is a leaky pipeline of women up the leadership hierarchy. Take a look at the disturbing statistics: women in the United States make up 50% of the workforce, attain 57% of Bachelor’s degrees, and hold 60% [...]