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Jan Arzooman is a proofreader, copyeditor, and writer in AMA’s creative services/marketing department. She has worked in editorial for more than 20 years. Arzooman also is a visual artist who enjoys painting, digital art, and photography.

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Career success for women

Career Success for Women Rarely Takes a Straight Path

By | Posted Apr 27, 2018 | 1 Comment

Finding career success isn’t a matter of just “climbing the ladder” anymore. But women shouldn’t look at layoffs, lateral moves, […]

New job

Dos and Don’ts for Starting a New Job Right

By | Posted Apr 13, 2018

You’re starting a new job—congratulations! Now go make the best first impression you can. Dress appropriately. Express confidence. Use a […]

Bullying in the workplace

Bullying in the Workplace: Why It Happens, How to Respond

By | Posted Apr 6, 2018

Nearly 20% of adult Americans are being bullied or have been bullied at work, with women disproportionately targeted, a 2017 […]

Building confidence

Risk and Reward: Taking a Chance Fuels Confidence

By | Posted Mar 30, 2018 | 1 Comment

How do you reinvent yourself when you’re suddenly without a job? How do you face a world that doesn’t respect […]

Team leadership

5 Disciplines for Leading a Powerful Work Team

By | Posted Mar 28, 2018 | 1 Comment

Leading teams has never been more complicated and difficult, say Chester Elton and Adrian Gostick, principals of The Culture Works, […]

Work-life balance

Finding Work-Life Balance by Choosing What’s Important

By | Posted Mar 14, 2018 | 1 Comment

A balanced life, with quality time spent on work, family, creative projects, exercise, and anything else that’s important to us, […]

Executive presence for women

A Commanding Presence: How Women Can Improve Their Professional Image

By | Posted Mar 8, 2018 | 1 Comment

How do you radiate executive presence when you walk into a room? How do you eliminate unprofessional habits that may […]

Workplace Equality Survey

AMA Survey: A Closer Look at Workplace Equality

By | Posted Mar 6, 2018 | 2 Comments

One in three women responding to a Workplace Equality Survey believe they are not paid the same as others who […]

Healthy conflict at work

Questions and Answers About Embracing Healthy Conflict

By | Posted Mar 1, 2018 | 1 Comment

Conflict is all around us, and it’s how we handle most of our decisions, Susan A. Mason, principal of Vital […]

Ageism in the workplace

Strategies for Handling Ageism in the Workplace

By | Posted Feb 28, 2018 | 1 Comment

Ageism and age discrimination shouldn’t happen in the workplace—but they are a fact of life for older workers. Many employees […]

Handling conflict at work

To Handle Conflict at Work, Use an Assertive, Collaborative Approach

By | Posted Feb 15, 2018 | 1 Comment

How does a woman leader deal with conflict without being labeled “aggressive,” “overly emotional,” or “too nice”? And how do […]

Unconscious bias

How to Handle Unconscious Bias in the Workplace

By | Posted Feb 9, 2018

More and more women are speaking up against sexual harassment in the wake of high-profile cases. In workplace environments that […]

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