Who’s responsible for your career development? How can you tame an ever-expanding to-do list? Where’s the best location to work? The answers to those questions and more in this week’s edition.
Death of the “Queen Bee”
LinkedIn | Shared by Diane Brady
Sallie Krawcheck is one of the most powerful women executives ever on Wall Street, having run Merrill Lynch, Sanford Bernstein and Smith Barney. She is glad for the increasing irrelevance of the outdated term “Queen Bee” for female executives who sabotage other women in their quest for power. Read more…
Who’s Responsible for Career Development?
Seattle Times | Shared by Lisa Quast
Some workers think it’s their employers’ job to promote career development, whereas some managers think employees should take on the responsibility for themselves. We side with the rising realization that it’s a shared responsibility. Read more…
Insider Statistic of the Week
Why Evernote Pays Employees $1,000 to Take Vacation
The Wall Street Journal | Shared by Chris Widener
Employees who refuse to take vacation can damage not only their own health but also office morale. More companies are incenting staff to disconnect and then come back with a stretched-out mind. Read more…
Richard Branson on the Power of Mentoring
Richard Branson’s blog | Shared by Deborah Lee
The Virgin founder pays tribute to the mentors who shaped his life, and looks at the role of mentoring in the lives of Steve Jobs, Larry Page and others. Read more…