News for Professionals: Career Advice and Ideas

Author: Convene Editors       

We get it, you’re busy. So, the Convene editors have curated the latest tips and trends in the world of work for you. Take a look at what caught our eye this past week.

Women Make Gains on Corporate Boards

In the first half of this year, women accounted for at least 20 percent of board members for companies in the Russell 3000 index, according to Equilar’s Gender Diversity Index — an increase over 2018. HRDive reports on what’s driving the change.

Get Back to That Later?

Leonardo da Vinci’s work style holds lessons for the modern employee, according to Fast Company, which says creative procrastination can be a good thing in three instances.

How to Frame Requests for Feedback

Harvard Business Review says it’s often more effective to ask for advice than for feedback. Here’s why.

Striking the Right Tone in Work Emails

Inter-office chat apps are on the rise. But email isn’t going away just yet. Inc. offers tips on how to make sure your emails are professional.