Valerie Martinelli, MPA

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How To Create A Mindset That Will Make You Successful

Mindset is something that people might consider to be theoretical or even a little abstract. But when it comes to your career, fundamental and …

How To Find A New Job Without Losing Your Current One

Conducting a job hunt while employed can be tricky. Still, it's the best way to find new job opportunities. Employers prefer job seekers who are …

11 Mistakes to Avoid in The Interview Thank You Note

After each interview, it is a common practice to send a thank you note. One common question that I oftentimes receive is “What should I write?” While …

8 Ways to Make Your Resume Competitive As A Late-Career Job Seeker

Age may not always work to your advantage when searching for a job.<p>Hiring managers with ageist biases may see older job seekers as having a tough …

8 Resume Tips for Older Job Seekers

Age might not always work to your advantage when searching for a job. Sometimes, hiring managers with age biases see older job seekers as having a …

The Insider Secrets to Launching a Superior Personal Brand

Last month I started to dive into personal branding. However, how can job seekers create a great personal brand? Let’s discuss where and how you can …

Resume Skills Examples: Effective Vs. Ineffective Options

When writing a resume, it is important to showcase your skills to let employers know your true value proposition. However, it is also important to …

Powerful Personal Branding Advice to Be an Authentic Candidate

Some people oftentimes fail to realize how important personal branding is in a job search. This realization can come through failing to build a …

15 Biggest Challenges Women Leaders Face And How To Overcome Them

While the world is evolving, women are still lagging behind when it comes to leadership roles in business. Today, only 26 women are in CEO roles at Fortune 500 companies, making up 5.2% of the female population, according to a report by Pew Research. The stats stay virtually the same for women CEOs …

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11 Skills Every Entrepreneur Needs To Up Their Sales Game

Sales is the fundamental talent of any entrepreneur. You need to sell your product or service, as well as yourself, to virtually everyone you meet. According to HubSpot, six in 10 salespeople say that when they have figured out what works for them as a sales technique, they don’t change it. This …

Female Leaders: 11 Ways To Stop Playing Safe And Boost Your Confidence

Confidence is the key to increasing one’s leadership presence and professional success. As I often tell my female clients, friends and family members, we cannot allow social standards or gender bias to influence our decisions. As a coach and a leader, I often see women playing it safe far too …

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The Valuable Truth About How To Leave a Job

Don't Stay Just For The Sake Of Your Resume If Your Well-Being Is At Stake<p><i>by</i><p>, Written by Valerie Martinelli, MPA<p>Advice doesn't always follow …

Launching a Competitive Job Search with Expert Advice

As a Career Coach, clients are always looking for hacks to get them ahead in their job search. So, what can you do and what tools can you leverage to …

15 Ways To Get Your Boss To Stop Micromanaging You

When you work for a micromanager, you may feel like your boss doesn’t trust you to do your job. It can be difficult to perform well and bring new ideas to the table when someone is constantly checking up on you and scrutinizing your work processes.<p>Although it’s common for newer managers to struggle …

Valerie Martinelli, MPA on The Important Breakthroughs of the #MeToo Movement

The Important Breakthroughs of the #MeToo Movement<p><b>By Valerie Martinelli, MPA – Leadership, Life, & Career Coach/ HR & Management Consultant</b><p>Sexual …

Interview: Valerie Martinelli

Today's interview is with one of our favorite guest posters, Valerie Martinelli! Valerie is the CEO & Owner of Valerie Martinelli Consulting as well …

If You Want To Be 'CEO Material,' Develop These 15 Traits

For many high-achieving professionals, the ultimate career goal is to become a chief executive officer.<p>While anyone who climbs the corporate ladder or starts their own company can hold this title, it takes an outstanding type of leader to truly embody what it means to be a CEO. This coveted …

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Valerie Martin, MPA on the Professional Value of Risk-Taking

<b>What Is the Professional Value of Risk-Taking?</b><p><b>By Valerie Martinelli, MPA – Leadership, Life, & Career Coach/ HR & Management Consultant</b><p>Women are …

Expert Advice For Powerful Communication In Leadership

If women are seeking to enhance their leadership skills, it should begin with their communication skills. Communication skills are important to conveying vision, goals, intentions and expectations to others. It also includes the ability to listen to others, whether that be consciously or …

The Competitive Opportunities in Innovative High-Tech HR Trends

2018 is right around the corner and isn’t too early to begin considering the HR and hiring trends for the upcoming year. 2017 was mainly about …

Expert Advice to Ensure a Superior Interview Process

I was speaking with a client, which led to an interesting discussion about illegal hiring questions and topics. As a Career Coach, I think about this …

Here’s the biggest reason female middle managers don’t get promoted | TODAY.com

The TODAY Parenting Team is a community where anyone can write posts, ask questions and share advice.<p>It’s what you think, but there’s more.<p>The simple answer is sexism, more euphemistically called gender bias, and it’s exactly what you expected. But as an answer, it lacks complexity and nuance.<p>It’s …

These Industries Promote the Most (and Fewest) Women to Management

Women may hold 52 percent of all professional jobs in the United States, but they still only make up 39 percent of America’s managers. And that …

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Launching Competitive Opportunities in Talent Acquisition

Historically, men have held the advantage over women in the workplace. In the modern work climate, there’ve been inroads made to create more equality …

An Insider Perspective of Emerging Women Leaders

Have you ever thought about what effect a role model has had on you? What about what effect you have had on another? These thoughts may not come to …

Mental Health Days: A Necessity Or A Burden?

The mental health of your employees is key to their productivity at work. Taking a mental health day to refocus and regroup may be more beneficial than companies realize, and it has prompted several organizations to begin offering it as an added benefit to workers.<p>According to a report by the …

Worried About Becoming A Leader? Nine Things You Should Know

Your supervisor is impressed by what you’re doing and has asked if you would like you to take on a little more responsibility. Specifically, they have a project and team they’d like you to oversee. The technical aspects aren’t a problem — you know you know how to tackle the material — but you’re</i> …

Expert Advice and Strategies for Successful Negotiations

Negotiation is an important subject for women in their careers, whether they are job searching, seeking a promotion, or just wanting to learn this …

The Revealing Truth About Growing Competitive Female Leaders

Women have come a long way. Those of us in leadership and those actively seeking leadership positions are still dealing with a gap and many biases.<p>There are myths that follow women around in the workplace, making it more difficult for them to advance. These myths do not serve a purpose and make it …

The Fundamentals of Launching Women into Leadership Opportunities

This is the most crucial time for women’s voices to be heard. Women inside the White House are being paid like it’s 1980 and we’re not advancing …