Susan McGalla On How Women Can Climb The Corporate Ladder

Susan McGalla is the founder and chief executive of P3 Executive Consulting. She has deep expertise in branding, talent management, operational efficiencies and marketing. She also offers expert consultancy services to organizations that need these skills. She has spoken on many forums such as Carnegie Mellon Conference for CEOs and Women and Girl’s Foundation of Pittsburgh, check, for related article.Susan McGalla’s speeches usually provide women with the skills and tactics that women need to get ahead in business.

According to McGalla, the most important asset that a career woman should possess is higher education. As the economy becomes more skill dependent, more women will need to gain university education. Susan McGalla encourages young women not to be turned off by the high cost of a college education. She advises them to plan smartly and obtain financial aid and scholarships. Susan states that the number of women with higher education is increasing. Additionally, female college enrolment rates have been surpassing males’ in recent years.

After obtaining their degree women will enter into a workforce that is male dominated. This situation can lead to a loss of confidence in their own abilities. She advises all women to find support networks that will help them achieve management positions. She also advises women to work for managers who encourage women to boost their aspiration levels. Additionally, women should not work with a chip on their shoulder. They should not feel entitled because of prior prejudices. A woman who focusses on her work ethic will help break stereotypes by letting her work speak for itself.  More of McGalla on

Women who follow the three simple strategies outline above will be more likely to rise up the corporate ladder. Statistics for the Labor Department show that women make up 46.9% of the work force but only compose 14.6% of executive positions. Women need to be more proactive to change this situation. Be sure to follow this link.

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Rona Borre Shows That Leadership is Contagious

Rona Borre is a Chicago celebrity. Her staffing and recruiting company, Instant Alliance has been a hit for quite a while since she started it in the spare bedroom of her Chicago condo. After graduating from the University of Arizona, Borre landed a job in a global staffing firm in Chicago where she proceeded to obliterate every sales record the company had ever recorded.

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She started Instant Alliance because there was nowhere else to go with the other company. Instant Alliance places quality professionals, mostly in the finance and technological fields. Rona Borre emphasizes the placement of only quality people that fit the criteria of the client company’s culture. Great pains are taken to make that happens in the interviewing process with both the client and the candidate.

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Borre is also very active in the Chicago business scene by holding leadership roles in the Economic Club of Chicago, The Chicago Network, and the Young President’s Organization.

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