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LWG Interview with Fire Chief Mary Cameli, City of Mesa, Arizona on Creating an Academy to Attract More Women to the Fire Service

LWG Interview with Fire Chief Mary Cameli, City of Mesa Arizona Mesa Fire Chief Mary Cameli presenting at annual AFCA Leadership Conference By LWG Editor Recently, we talked with Mary Cameli, Fire Chief for the City of Mesa, Arizona. Chief Cameli talked about being only one of a few handful of women [...]

By |2018-03-26T22:25:02+00:00March 26th, 2018|Exclusives, Featured, Guest Blog Posts|0 Comments

LWG Interview with Tammy Letourneau, Costa Mesa ACM & Founding Member of WLG-CA and the League of Women in Government

LWG Interview with Tammy Letourneau, Costa Mesa ACM & Founding Member of WLG-CA and the League of Women in Government By LWG Editor Recently, we talked with Tammy Letourneau, Costa Mesa Assistant City Manager & Founding Member of WLG-CA and the League of Women in Government. Tammy talked about being an ACM, a City Manager, and [...]

By |2018-03-19T22:13:50+00:00March 19th, 2018|#GenderBalance, Educate, Exclusives, Featured, Guest Blog Posts|0 Comments

Today’s TedTalk: Dr. Marianne Cooper on The Power of Us – How We Stop Sexual Harassment

Today's TedTalk: Dr. Marianne Cooper on The Power of Us - How We Stop Sexual Harassment To stop sexual harassment, we must understand why it happens. In her TedX talk, Stanford University sociologist Marianne Cooper shares the research with us about the root causes of sexual harassment. And then, with her [...]

By |2018-03-15T21:27:27+00:00March 5th, 2018|Exclusives, Featured, Guest Blog Posts|0 Comments

Career Corner: GovHR USA’s Heidi Voorhees on the Top 10 Interview Blunders (They are ALL Fixable)

GovHR USA's Heidi Voorhees on the Top 10 Interview Blunders - (They are ALL Fixable) By Heidi Voorhees, President, GovHR USA I’ve had the opportunity to observe at least 1,000 interviews in my career as an executive recruiter. I find it very distressing when I see a qualified candidate not get a job due to an [...]

By |2018-03-06T03:07:29+00:00February 15th, 2018|Exclusives, Featured, Guest Blog Posts|0 Comments

Guest Writer Heidi Voorhees on The Ten Things Employees Tell Us They Want In a Leader

Have You Been a Naughty or Nice Boss? Heidi Voorhees Shares The Ten Things Employees Tell Us They Want In a Leader By Heidi Voorhees, President, GovHRUSA We’ve interviewed thousands of employees as a part of our recruitment and selection processes. Here is what they tell us they want in a leader, boss, manager, and [...]

By |2017-12-31T06:26:31+00:00December 20th, 2017|Exclusives, Featured, Guest Blog Posts|1 Comment

Guest Writer Shanalee Gallagher’s Interview with Tacoma’s First Female City Manager

Tacoma's First Female City Manager - Elizabeth Pauli on Challenges & What YOU Can Imagine for YOURSELF! BY Shanalee Gallagher, Management Analyst Intern, City of Santa Barbara, CA I recently had the opportunity to interview Elizabeth Pauli, the first female City Manager of Tacoma, Washington. The following is my interview with Ms. Pauli. Shanalee Gallagher: [...]

By |2017-12-31T06:58:48+00:00October 9th, 2017|Exclusives, Featured, Guest Blog Posts, Submit a blog post|0 Comments

I became one of the guys to deal with workplace harassment. It didn’t work.

I became one of the guys to deal with workplace harassment. It didn't work. By Samantha Harkins | Reprinted with permission from the Detroit Free Press In college, I waited tables. I became friends with one of the male servers where I worked. Once he smacked me on the butt in the kitchen in full [...]

By |2017-09-27T01:18:44+00:00September 26th, 2017|Exclusives, Featured, Guest Blog Posts, Uncategorized|1 Comment

Valerie Martinelli, MPA on how to Unlock Opportunities to Authentic and Powerful Leadership – Conclusion

By Valerie Martinelli, MPA – Leadership, Life, & Career Coach/ HR & Management Consultant  This is the conclusion to Val’s two part article on unlocking opportunities to authentic and powerful leadership. Part 1 can be found HERE. Your Career = Your Identity? Another facet of owning who you are requires you to not only be [...]

By |2017-07-10T22:18:05+00:00June 21st, 2017|Exclusives, Featured, Guest Blog Posts, Uncategorized|0 Comments

2016 League Symposium Speaker Liz O’Donnell on Working Women, Aging Parents: Some Advice For Caregiving Daughters

In absence of any formal support system, those of us with experience caring for our aging parents must mentor employees with mothers and fathers. By Liz O’Donnell, Author, Mogul, Mom & Maid: The Balancing Act of the Modern Woman and founder of  WorkingDaughter.com (reposted from WBUR) As a working mother I appreciate the many articles offering advice [...]

By |2017-06-20T01:06:56+00:00June 20th, 2017|Exclusives, Featured, Guest Blog Posts, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Valerie Martinelli, MPA on how to Unlock Opportunities to Authentic and Powerful Leadership – Part 1

By Valerie Martinelli, MPA – Leadership, Life, & Career Coach/ HR & Management Consultant Women need to learn how to own it. Sounds simple enough, right? Wrong. Fear, discomfort, and anxiety have a way of keeping women from moving forward, including in their careers. When we think of leadership, we think of men because that [...]

By |2017-06-08T23:05:59+00:00June 14th, 2017|Exclusives, Featured, Guest Blog Posts, Uncategorized|0 Comments