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Advice: How To Climb The Ladder

By - Last updated: Thursday, June 2, 2011

This is another piece of advice from the series "Advice:How to Climb the Ladder" which was written by Janet McFarland as part of the October 2010 series by the Globe and Mail which comprised a number of articles about Women in Power. The component written by Ms McFarland comprised advice from a number of senior Canadian women which I thought was excellent.   The following is from Pat Jacobsen, Corporate Director and Former CEO TransLink (Vancouver)   "I would pick industries and companies that have a good formal leadership development program. When people are interviewing for a job, they rarely ask what is the leadership development program. I would look for companies that have a robust leadership development program."   I would love you to share your thoughts and ...

Advice:How To Climb The Ladder

By - Last updated: Tuesday, May 24, 2011

This is another piece of advice from the series "Advice:How to Climb the Ladder" which was written by Janet McFarland as part of the October 2010 series by the Globe and Mail which comprised a number of articles about Women in Power. The component written by Ms McFarland comprised advice from a number of senior Canadian women which I thought was excellent.   The following is from Rosemarie Leclair, Chair and CEO Ontario Energy Board   "Be visible when you have opportunities to be out there at the boardroom table or in a meeting setting. I'm not sure it's just women - a lot of people just sit back and allow others to speak up. I did that as well. ...And it's those who contribute who do ...

Advice:How To Climb The Ladder

By - Last updated: Wednesday, May 11, 2011

This is another piece of advice from the series "Advice:How to Climb the Ladder" which was written by Janet McFarland as part of the October 2010 series by the Globe and Mail which comprised a number of articles about Women in Power. The component written by Ms McFarland comprised advice from a number of senior Canadian women which I thought was excellent.   The following is from Karen Kinsley, CEO Canada Mortgage and Housing Corp.   "I think you have to make sure that you're in an organization that you feel has a culture that recognizes your contribution. That's first and foremost. And if you don't, then you should look at an organization where that is the case. If you are in an organization that does that, ...

Advice: How To Climb The Ladder

By - Last updated: Thursday, April 21, 2011

This is another piece of advice from the series "Advice:How to Climb the Ladder" which was written by Janet McFarland as part of the October 2010 series by the Globe and Mail which comprised a number of articles about Women in Power. The component written by Ms McFarland comprised advice from a number of senior Canadian women which I thought was excellent.   The following is from Kim Campbell, Former Prime Minister of Canada   "The advice to me (was) become a star. I think what was meant was 'build a profile,' which I did through being involved in government. I became known in my community so that I was the kind of person that political parties approached to run, as opposed to having to go and ...