WATCH NOW: Landing a Job During COVID-19

Whether you're actively searching or looking to assess your next career move, it's a brave new world out there. In this webinar, EWF Leaders Tanis Cornell and Jennifer Carter teamed up with EWF Career Coaching Practice Lead Elizabeth Lions to explore how COVID-19 has changed the job search, share proven ways to master video interviews, ...

By |2020-06-23T15:28:22-05:00June 15th, 2020|Blog, Past Events|

In Solidarity: A Letter from EWF Leadership

Dear EWF Community, The murder of George Floyd is just the latest in a long history of institutionalized violence against the Black community. There is no question that racism is institutional, systemic, and pervasive. No one stands outside that system. Accordingly, we all have a part to play in dismantling it – especially white people, ...

By |2020-06-10T17:31:12-05:00June 9th, 2020|Blog|

WATCH NOW: How to Manage Furloughs and the Return to Work

Furloughing employees wan’t unheard of, but until the COVID crisis, it had never been done at this scale across industries. Many leaders are in uncharted territory.  On May 13, 2020, our CEO Tanis Cornell joined John Brennan, VP of Human Capital at Life Time Fitness, on OutMatch‘s The Future of Work  Webinar Series. They had a great discussion about how the ...

By |2020-05-26T14:27:38-05:00May 13th, 2020|Blog, Past Events|

Feed the Hungry and Help Small Businesses

Help us help others EWF International has joined forces with Owners Forum Members Chef Amber Williams of Le Rouge Cuisine and Holly Carroccio of Nexus Advisors to feed the hungry – AND support women-owned small businesses in the process. Your generous donations go to provide meals for some of Dallas’ most vulnerable. Through CitySquare, we’re helping feed ...

By |2020-06-09T18:12:42-05:00May 1st, 2020|Blog|

WATCH NOW: Leading through Anxiety and Uncertainty

On April 29, 2020, our President Jennifer Carter joined author and coach Bill Bartlett on OutMatch's The Future of Work  Webinar Series. They had a great discussion about how to Lead Through Anxiety and Uncertainty. Check out Two "Must Dos" from the Session. Click here to watch the full Webinar. Key Takeaways Before anything else – even if the answer is ...

By |2020-05-26T14:37:50-05:00April 29th, 2020|Blog, Past Events|

Building Professional Influence Virtually

Building influence is vital to unlocking career opportunities. It involves 4 main areas: 1) forging meaningful relationships with coworkers, 2) collaborating well and often, 3) managing the organization’s perception of you and your work, and 4) developing insight into the broader business and business community. Informal relationships outside the chain of command often determine what ...

By |2020-05-07T17:59:58-05:00April 24th, 2020|Blog|

Mastering the Art of Virtual Presence

In the wake of COVID-19 shelter-in-place orders, millions have been thrust into a world of video conferencing. Downloads of video conferencing apps surged past 62 million the week of March 14-21, 2020, according to research firm App Annie. Bloopers, memes, and spoofs of video conferences abound, lightening the mood during a stressful global pandemic. But ...

By |2020-04-24T17:30:30-05:00April 24th, 2020|Blog|

Effectively Managing Employee Layoffs in the Wake of COVID-19

Guest post by Jolene Risch, President of Dallas-based recruiting firm Risch Results and EWF Dallas Owner Forum Member. Based on a NPR/PBS NewsHour/Marist Poll, 1 in 5 households have experienced either a layoff or a reduction of work hours. In the matter of weeks of instituting stay-at-home orders in early March, nearly 20% of the ...

By |2020-04-27T16:39:00-05:00April 24th, 2020|Blog|

How to help hard-hit DFW businesses

While uncertainty reigns and crisis rolls on, now's the time to come together and help where we can. Mr. Rogers says to "look for the helpers." We should also be the helpers. EWF is based in DFW, and we wanted to provide ways for the local community to help locally owned, hard-hit businesses during this ...

By |2020-03-18T18:32:09-05:00March 18th, 2020|Blog|