Tag: Overcoming Obstacles In Your Career

Corlis Murray: 'As a Black Female Engineer, I'm a Rarity'

Corlis Murray is Senior Vice President, Quality Assurance, Regulatory and Engineering Services at Abbott. She was appointed to her current position in February 2012. Previously, she served as Vice President, Global Engineering Services. Murray joined Abbott in 1989 and has held a number of management positions in quality, operations and…

How to Avoid the 'Motherhood Penalty' and Recoup Income

There is no denying the gender pay gap between men and women continues to exist, but when it comes to mothers, the hit to their income is even greater. According to a recent report by the American Sociological Review, women face a “motherhood penalty” of 4 percent of income for…

Common Rsum Mistakes to Avoid

By Clifford Mintz, Ph.D. Photo by Shutterstock While a rsum is a mandatory requirement for all jobseekers, writing one that ultimately may lead to a job interview remains elusive to many job applicants. To that point, rsum writing is more of an art than a science and it can take…

The One Thing You Need to Find the Perfect Job

By Raymond Arroyo If you’re looking for an executive-level job, be prepared to invest time and effort to find your ideal next position. It could take a very long time. Being talented, educated, experienced, and reputable are important job-search assets. But even possessing all of these cannot guarantee that your…