🎯 Opinionated: 3 Pieces of Career Advice

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3 Pieces of Career Advice You Won’t Hear Anywhere Else

 

I have a gaggle of nieces who are at the stage where they’re figuring out what they want their careers to look like and how to navigate a changing workplace. So I find myself dispensing quite a bit of career advice for women these days.

And I find that it’s different from so much of the career advice on the internet. Perhaps because I’ve been through the battles … and have the scars to prove it. So I see things a little differently.

With that in mind — here are the top three pieces of career advice I’d say you’re unlikely to hear anywhere else.

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To travel or not to travel 🤑

Ahhh, summer 2022 … an expensive time to be alive. With half the folks in our feed traveling through Europe, we asked on Instagram if you traveled this summer? Here’s what you said:

HECK YEAH  71%
 
NOPE, SAVING $$$ 29%
 

“The budget is about $550 on traveling to Chicago. This includes gas there and back, maintenance for my car, food, a concert, and misc. I’ll be with my besties so it’s already worth it. 🙌🏽🙌🏽🙌🏽”

– 25-year-old freelance operations manager (and Elle Raiser) in Kentucky on where they traveled and how much they spent.

Text that reads, “What about my retirement money?”

ICYMI: Is now an OK time to start investing for retirement?

Plus seven other very helpful, very common FAQs (and their answers) about investing for retirement in a bear market like this one.

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A tweet from @ArrayaHope that says “Little miss first millionaire of her family.”
 

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Links … links everywhere

Guess how many Global 500 companies — the biggest 500 companies in the world — are run by women? (Spoiler: 😑)

An excellent essay on how it’s getting harder to be a woman in America, by Claire Suddath for Bloomberg.

Speaking of which: LeanIn.Org just published new research on how the overturn of Roe v. Wade will affect women and companies. (ICYMI, you can access our guide to advocating for reproductive health benefits at work here.)

Last year, the NCAA committed to paying refs equally for men and women’s games during March Madness. But what about the regular season?

Two words that made us chuckle: “recession banger.”️

 

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