GC4W Career News & Advice

How to Embrace a Career Detour

A temporary departure from your professional career goals doesn’t mean that all is lost. By Dorie Clark For almost every professional, there are times when your career path deviates from what you might have hoped — for instance, a layoff, reassignment, relocation, or the need to take time off for health issues or caregiving. The pandemic, of course, has compounded the…

Why You’ll Want to Cultivate a Culture of Gratitude in the Workplace

By Michelle Gibbings When organisations analyse their culture and determine their values, ‘gratitude’ isn’t a trait that is likely to appear, and yet it is increasingly evidenced as being critical for wellbeing and success. In a working world that’s constantly changing and throwing up obstacles and challenges, the ability for leaders and employees to withstand stress and adversity and be resilient…

Dambisa Moyo on the Cultural Revolution Hitting Boardrooms

The economist and political commentator known for her clear, outspoken views on challenging topics recently spoke to Worth about how corporate boards can work better in our tumultuous world. By James Ledbetter Dambisa Moyo is an economist and political commentator known for clear, outspoken views on big and challenging topics. TIME magazine named her one of the 100 most influential people in the world,…

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Interview Questions to Expect During the Pandemic and What to Ask Employers

By Rachel Pelta No matter why you’re looking for a new job, job hunting during the coronavirus pandemic is unique. Instead of attending in-person networking events, you’re likely attending virtual job fairs and tapping your network online. Whatever you’re doing, though, it’s finally paid off. You’ve got a job interview! And while you’re prepared for the fact that it will probably happen online, you’ll want…

Startups With This Type of Founder Make 151% More in Revenue

By Melanie Fellay In 2020, the share of venture funding going to female founders shrank to a mere 2.3%. In a world where having access to capital can make or break your company, that means only two women for every 98 men get that opportunity. I am one of those two women.  This month, my company, Spekit, announced our $12 million Series A round…