News for Professionals: Career Advice and Ideas

Author: Convene Editors       

From smart career advice to job trends making headlines, Convene editors here bring you a roundup of what not to miss in the career arena.

More Than Half of Women Say Sexism Holds Them Back on the Job

A global survey finds that 54 percent of women believe their careers have been ‘negatively impacted’ by sexism. Read more at Yahoo!

Fired? Here’s How to Deal With That During Interviews

Termination, while awful, is not the end of your career, CNN reports. Here’s how to minimize its impact as you move on.

Takeaways From The Ageist Conference

What did ReBoot Accel CEO Diane Johnson Flynn learn at The Ageist Conference, a first-of-its-kind event held recently in in L.A.? She shares seven insights — including advice from ‘Modern Elder’ Chip Conley — on LinkedIn.

Decisions, Decisions: How to Avoid the Bad Ones

Making good decisions is among the most important habits we can develop, especially while we’re at work, the Harvard Business Review says. Here’s why that’s so hard and what we can do about it.