When Kim Perry was 10 years old, she attended the funeral of a relative in her native Fall River, Mass., and was “impressed by how really lovely and comforting it was, and how nice everyone was.” She realized then that she could plan funerals as a career.
There must be times you just want to throw your hands up and not only
quit your job but to change industry. We all get frustrated with moves
made within our industries, but should you toss in the towel, stay
quiet, or speak out? There are probably times all three would be
appropriate, but speaking out is often the hardest.
This week, the White House told business schools they weren’t going to get off easy for their role in making corporate America overwhelmingly male.n you go one rung up, to assistant dean, the share of women drops to 31 percent, according to data from the AASCB. “That becomes really challenging when it comes to getting women in senior roles in business schools,” Livingstone says.
If you think black tie means Chucks with a tux, you’re doing it all wrong. Or are you? Deciding what to wear when to which event -- so you don’t end up looking clueless -- can be overwhelming for the fashion-challenged. But, with a little help, it’s not so bad.
With jobs more plentiful these days, Matt Tait could easily find full-time work. But he wanted to focus on his wooden toy business and took a part-time gig at Team Detroit, Ford Motor’s advertising agency.