Career Advice


Wells Fargo, Lance LaVergne, Wells Fargo’s Exec on How Individuals With Diverse Abilities Get Leaders to Recognize Their Work

Wells Fargo’s Exec on How Individuals With Diverse Abilities Get Leaders to Recognize Their Work

Lance LaVergne, Talent Acquisition SVP, talks about how individuals with diverse abilities can get senior leaders to recognize their work.

How to Be the Best Mentee

Wyndham’s Joanne Morreale: How to Be the Best Mentee

Morreale, VP of Global Enterprise Applications, advises to speak up if you're not getting what you need from a mentoring relationship.

TIAA SVP and CHRO Talks Mentorship, Sponsorship

TIAA SVP and CHRO Talks Mentorship, Sponsorship

From the importance of mentoring to becoming a high potential, Skip Spriggs offers valuable career advice.

How to Differentiate Yourself as a High Potential

How to Differentiate Yourself as a High Potential

EY’s Diana Solash gives advice on how to build trust to become a high potential.

Global CHRO’s Advice not Learning From Your Mistakes

Global CHRO’s Advice on Learning From Your Mistakes

David Rodriguez, Executive Vice President and Global Chief Human Resources Officer for Marriott International, sat down with DiversityInc for a conversation about leadership and learning from your mistakes.

AT&T’s David Huntley: Understand Where the Growth Opportunities Are

SEVP and Chief Compliance Officer David Huntley discusses the profound influence his dad had on him, his successful career at AT&T and the importance of having multiple mentors.

TIAA CEO Roger Ferguson: Validate the Trust a Mentor or Sponsor Has in You

Roger Ferguson gives insight on how mentors and sponsors can help you with your career.

The Power of ERGs, the Importance of Mentors, and Why It’s a Good Idea to Just Be Yourself

Corey Anthony, AT&T’s Chief Diversity Officer, discusses learning leadership skills throughout his career and picking up valuable insights from mentors along the way.

The Value of Soft Skills

The Value of Soft Skills

Time Warner’s Yrthya Dinzey-Flores gives career advice on the value of soft skills and welcoming feedback.

Acquired a Disability After Starting Your Career: Tips on How to Keep Growing Professionally

Acquired a Disability After Starting Your Career: Tips on How to Keep Growing Professionally

I learned very early on to be comfortable living in the uncomfortable. By taking risks early on and throughout my career, I grew as an employee and as a person. Whether it is taking on stretch roles, transferring to a new business unit, or working directly with senior management, the skills and experiences you will gain are priceless.

PwC Talent Management Leader on How to Handle Microaggressions

PwC Talent Management Leader on How to Handle Microaggressions

PwC’s Elena Richards gives an example of a microaggression and how to work around it.

TIAA CEO Roger Ferguson: Validate Trust That Mentors Have in You

TIAA CEO Roger Ferguson: Validate Trust That Mentors Have in You

TIAA President and CEO Roger Ferguson gives insights on how mentors and sponsors can help you with your career, how to stay on top of your game, and the importance of empathy.

Audio: How to Manage Work and Home After Maternity Leave, Liz Sweigart

Audio: How to Manage Work and Home After Maternity Leave

PwC’s Liz Taishoff Sweigart discusses how she managed work and home after returning to the firm after maternity leave. Sweigart also gives advice on how moms and dads must “get comfortable with their new normal.”

How Do You Develop Executive Presence?

How Do You Develop Executive Presence?

Tips and personal stories from executives at Novartis Pharmaceuticals Corporation, Wells Fargo, Comcast, TD Bank and Eaton Corporation.

Career Advice to Women: Ask for What You Need, Nellie Borrero, Accenture

Career Advice to Women: Ask for What You Need

Does asking for help seem to be a particular problem for women in corporate America? Nellie Borrero, global managing director of inclusion & diversity at Accenture, sat down with DiversityInc to discuss the one thing women tussle with when they find themselves between a rock and a hard place at work: asking for help.

Career Advice: Four Veterans on How to be Successful

Career Advice: Four Veterans on How to be Successful

Four veterans working at BASF offer advice on work-life balance, relocating, women veterans, translating military skills onto civilian résumés and more.

KeyBank CFO Advice: Play the Game, Not Victim

KeyBank CFO Advice: Play the Game, Not Victim

As the CFO of KeyBank’s technology and operations unit, Manigault shares advice: “You can’t play the victim. You’ve got to play the game.”

Monsanto’s D&I VP: How I Got Management to Notice Me

Monsanto’s D&I VP: How I Got Management to Notice Me

What qualities helped Melissa Harper become a high potential and move up rapidly in her corporate career? Her early mentors taught her three things – do your homework, build relationships, and come up with innovative solutions.

Accenture’s Michelle Gadsden-Williams: Be the Architect of Your Career Journey

Accenture’s Michelle Gadsden-Williams: Be the Architect of Your Career Journey

Gadsden-Williams offers important advice for all women in navigating their careers.

Career Advice for High Potential Women

Women executives from Johnson & Johnson, Novartis Pharmaceuticals Corporation and Marriott give career advice from mentoring to work/life balance to women working to ensure they are paid the same as their male counterparts.

Bringing Your Authentic Self to Work

Bringing Your Authentic Self to Work

U.S. Bank’s Greg Cunningham gives advice on bringing your authentic self to work, aligning your values with your company, owning your good and bad attributes and being courageous.

Overcoming Microaggressions, Crushing Your Goals and Being Successful, Dianne Greene

Overcoming Microaggressions, Crushing Your Goals and Being Successful

Dianne Greene, Division Vice President and General Manager at ADP, talks about how she overcame microaggressions at another company early on in her career by focusing on what mattered to her and the business most.

Kia-Painter-webinar

How to Ask for a Raise

From our Best Practices sister site, hear Kia Painter-Holland, Executive Director of Organizational Effectiveness & Employee Experience at Cox Communications, offer her thoughts on asking for a raise.

Lateral Move

Changing Jobs Within Your Company Could be a Good Move

If you generally like your workplace and colleagues, taking a new job at your company can have several advantages.