Anyone can use online classes to get certified in some of the most in-demand software programs, including Amazon Web Services (AWS), Systems Applications and Products (SAP), Hootsuite, and Salesforce, Swartz says.
In today’s episode, Emilie chats with Addie Swartz, a serial entrepreneur and CEO of reacHIRE, all about how millennial and GenZ women can take control of their career trajectory from the very start of their careers to get promoted in a world that doesn’t like to promote women.
“Many individuals are ready for a promotion…their skills are there, they have proven themselves, they have gotten the reviews that show they should be moving to the next level, but the climate may not be as conducive,” said Addie Swartz, CEO of reacHIRE. “Should you have those same expectations? I think the world has changed.
According to Swartz, between the Coronavirus outbreak, remote work, and difficult economic times, this is not a time to be thinking about what you deserve, but instead to be considering how you can be of service to your company.“We’re in a world of uncertainty and in a world of uncertainty you have to be thoughtful
To address the “broken rung” problem for early-career women, reacHIRE (a company that focuses on women returning to work after a career hiatus) launched the Aurora platform. The platform has been specifically designed for companies seeking to engage and retain millennial and Gen Z women. Aurora claims to be the first platform to respond to specific
My advice to new mentors is to zero in on budding superpowers. If you take a blanket approach to mentoring, you will suffocate young talent and fail to see their potential. Ask yourself: What is unique and special about this person and how can I help them apply their talents? Great mentorship isn’t about telling
Having access to a mentor and a strong network of women is critical for career success, especially for early-career women. Studies show that women receive more leadership opportunities and can achieve a job placement level 2.5 times higher if they have a close, inner circle of female coworkers versus a network of primarily men. My
The CEO of reacHIRE (which focuses on women returning to work after a career hiatus) is launching a new platform called Aurora. Aimed at helping women in the early stages of their careers, Aurora provides a peer-to-peer network for them within their organization. If the broken rung of the ladder gets fixed, closing the gap will mean that
BOSTON, MA — February 11, 2020 – reacHIRE, the pioneer of programs that advance and retain professional women at all ages and stages, today launched the Aurora Platform – a scalable and affordable online platform built for companies to systematically improve the retention and advancement of Millennial and Gen Z talent across their organizations.
More than two decades ago, Rachel Higgins left her job at IBM to stay at home with her children. She was ready to go back to work by the time her son went to college and learned about ReacHIRE, which partners with companies to help women return to work. In April 2019, Higgins landed an