Valerie Martinelli has been featured and asked her opinions in various hot topics from gender equality, to the wage gap, to mentoring and coaching, and much more. Check out her latest features in various magazines and publications below.
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 your mind if you’re a female because it is difficult for us to identify with what we have not been able to see.
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.
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 really not sure about leading a group of people.
Diversity and inclusion are now more than ever the most important objective for employers. Diverse hiring and retention methods lead to the ability to seek top talent, greater business ideas, and investments, a deeper richness, and connection with the community, and it builds capacity for long-term success.
Last August, a woman arrived at a Reno, Nevada, hospital and told the attending doctors that she had recently returned from an extended trip to India, where she had broken her right thighbone two years ago. The woman, who was in her 70s, had subsequently developed an infection in her thigh and hip for which she was hospitalized in India several times.
Whether you’re still in academia or you’ve entered the job market (or both), you’ve likely found yourself searching for someone who can not only relate to your experience, but can help you navigate through it. If you’re a millennial, what you’re searching for is a mentor, and they’re not easy to come by.
A global powerhouse in financial information and news, Bloomberg LP is also a leader in employee benefits and human resources. For example, even before gay marriage became the law of the land in the US, Bloomberg was extending benefits to the partners of gay employees just as they would to those of heterosexual employees.
Reading Time: 2 minutes I am oftentimes asked how I started my business, which is the story that I would like to share with you. My dream was inspired by a mentorship program that I began for young women. Innovate 50/50 is a mentorship program, with the objective to increase their leadership, entrepreneurial/ business, financial literacy, government, and STEM related skills.
Valerie Martinelli is CEO of Valerie Martinelli Consulting, LLC. She is a Business and Leadership Coach, plus an HR and Management Corporate Consultant. Valerie is a member of the Forbes Coaches Council. She founded and hosts #InnovateWomen, a monthly Twitter chat that discusses issues that affect women, specifically in the professional workplace – covering topics …
A prominent aspect of the 2016 Presidential Election was the glass ceiling. To quote Hillary Clinton, “We still have not shattered that highest and hardest glass ceiling. But some day, someone will.” Following the election on November 10, I discovered a chat on Twitter, also referred to as a TweetChat, that featured the hashtag #InnovateWomen, and I decided to check it out.
One of the biggest challenges for organizations is developing their female leaders. The gender leadership gap is one of the most discussed topics in business, but there are multiple perspectives. One of those perspectives is female ambition and women’s support system in the workplace. What can organizations do to cultivate and retain more ambitious female leaders?