Career Advice

How Do You Develop Executive Presence

By Barbara Frankel Originally published on Nov. 6, 2014: What is executive presence The answer has evolved and, most importantly, varies considerably from company to company. But it always involves good grooming, strong communication skills, and the confidence of knowledge and preparation. We interviewed HR/diversity executives as well as individuals…

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

Originally posted on July 9, 2015. Q&A with Melissa Harper,vice president, Global Talent Acquisition, Diversity & Inclusion, Monsanto, No. 39 on DiversityInc’s Top 50 list. Were you identified as a high potential early in your career and, if so, how did that change your career trajectory Demonstrating the ability to…

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

Michelle Gadsden-Williams leads Accenture’s(No. 14on theDiversityInc Top 50 Companieslist) inclusion and diversity initiatives in North America. Responsible for further strengthening and accelerating the company’s efforts to foster an inclusive culture, she talked with DiversityInc about her career and offered valuable advice. All Paths Led to Diversity and Inclusion “Diversity and…

Career Advice for High Potential Women

Wanda Hope, CarynParlavecchio andMarisa Miltonparticipated on theAchieving Gender Balance in Senior Leadershippanel at the 2017 DiversityInc Top 50 event. The panel was very well received and the information these women provided was so rich, we decided to bring them back. This time, we wanted them to give career advice to…