Please join me on Wednesday, July 15 at 1pm ET for a free virtual program on LinkedIn and personal branding best practices for business professionals who are currently looking for a job.

You’ll learn how to rework your LinkedIn profile to appeal to recruiters, how to optimize LinkedIn for your job search, how to build

LinkedIn is a great job search platform. If you’re looking for a new job, you can let recruiters and your network on LinkedIn know you’re open to new job opportunities right from your profile.

If you specify the types of job opportunities in which you’re interested and your preferred location, LinkedIn will help your profile show up in search results when recruiters look for suitable job candidates.

To protect your privacy, LinkedIn takes steps to prevent LinkedIn Recruiter users who work at your company and related companies from seeing your shared career interests, but LinkedIn can’t guarantee complete privacy.


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I will be offering another virtual program on Wednesday, May 27 at 1pm ET to raise money for Feeding America, a nonprofit helping those who need food most right now. (A recorded on-demand option is also available – just note that in the comments on the registration form.)

The program will focus on how

The next Woman Who Wows is Emily Witt, a managing director at boutique legal search and matchmaking firm Whistler Partners in NYC. Emily spent almost 15 years in the recruiting department at Wachtell, Lipton, Rosen & Katz.

Emily is also a fully certified comprehensive Pilates instructor. She combines her love of recruiting with helping people physically. One of her first placements in legal recruiting was one of her Pilates clients.  Learn more about her classes – she’s currently teaching online too. And read her Q&A below.


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We all strive to be perfect especially since so many of us are Type-A personalities. But here’s the thing, perfection is impossible. It was improbable when life was “normal” and it certainly is now when nothing is normal. During the pandemic we are showing much more of who we are and nothing is perfect.

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The next woman in the Women Who Wow series is my former colleague and friend Helena Lawrence. Based in Washington, DC, Helena is the Senior Marketing & Business Development Manager for Orrick’s Cyber, Privacy & Data Innovation Practice. She works with lawyers across eight countries, on three continents to create go to market strategies, client retention and growth plans. Learn more about Helena below.
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One of my clients forwarded me an email from a company purporting to be able to “fix” negative Glassdoor reviews. I sent her an explanation in response and wanted to share what I told her as you may also receive a similar solicitation with false promises to quickly enhance your Glassdoor reviews.

Here’s the thing

‪If I’ve learned anything over the past few months it’s that you don’t always need a plan. Plans and life can go awry for reasons out of your control.

My life was completely different a year ago. I was on a path to marry someone, I had what I thought was a close circle of