Sean Hand, Business Development Director, KPMG, shares his top career tips for early career young professionals.
How has serving as Board Chair of the Young Professionals Council impacted your personal and professional development?
My journey with the Young Professionals Council (YPC) isn’t your “typical” story. At this time, I was in a role where I was working very closely with the Chamber of Commerce for Greater Philadelphia. It was a typical check-in with my manager where we talked through our to-do list and everything that needed to be completed that week. The topic of the Young […]
Guest Commentator: Jessica Schmitz, Senior Advisor, Financial Development Program, Cigna
How do you succeed in the workplace while starting a family?
Many young professionals enter the workforce enthusiastic, working long hours at the office, attending every extra-curricular activity, and asking for travel assignments that will allow them to get ahead while seeing the world. This perfectly described me until I had my first child in 2017. After returning to work, I’ve continued to grow professionally but life has changed quite a bit. After having a baby, many of us continue to expect perfection at work and at home, […]
Allison Bassman, Head of Talent Development, Saxbys, explains how defined career pathways for young professionals can be a powerful talent retention tool.
Ginny Susini, Vice President & Senior Banking Advisor, PNC Wealth Management, discusses the lessons she's learned during her involvement with YPC.
Joe Biancaniello, Associate, JP Morgan Chase & Co., and member of YPC's Professional Development Committee, discusses emotional intelligence in relation to young professionals.
Colin Redd, Advisor, SVN | The Concordis Group, explains how YPC has helped foster leadership development.
Monica Allen, Marketing Manager, Villanova School of Business, shares the ways YPC is working to engage members during her time as Vice Chair.
Maggie March, Philadelphia Director, Arena Strategies, explores why investing in professional development opportunities is beneficial to young professionals.
Maggie March (Philadelphia Director, Arena Strategies) stresses the importance of mentorship for talent retention of young professionals.