Heidi Isern

writer. thinker. whiskey drinker.

November 2011

Be Demanding! Women Need to Self-Promote and Negotiate Better…

H.L Mencken once wrote. “Man is always looking for someone to boast to; woman is always looking for a shoulder to put her head on.” Want to argue this? We have some work to do first.… Unfortunately for feminists, studies indicate that men are still more likely than women to promote their achievements, negotiate better deals, and generally position themselves better for success.  We need to change this…and the best

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“Job Dating” : A new approach to the career hunt

Upon graduation, Calgary born Maeghan Smulders was offered not one, but 29 different jobs.Overwhelmed with choices, she decided to do something innovative.  She decided to “date” her companies. “Rather than just pick one, I decided to see if I could try out all of them first!” Pick a Career Like a Spouse: First Date Around Most college graduates take a traditional route and accept the first job offer they receive, often

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