Author James Hamerstone: James E. Hamerstone is a visiting assistant professor in the Management Department at Gettysburg College. Author Lindsay Musser Hough: Lindsay Musser Hough is a consultant at Deloitte Consultancy in Harrisburg, PA.
Although the work is targeted toward college women, others in this age group and beyond can benefit from its guidelines. Hamerstone (an academic) and Hough (a consultant) design the work so that it is structured enough to use in a career development class yet practical enough for personal use... The book's strength is in its breadth and practicality. - Recommended in CHOICE Hamerstone and Hough's practical tips on building your personal brand and board will resonate with women as they navigate their early career. The book's roadmap for career success and advancement provides meaningful scenarios with clear steps to avoid the common pitfalls of professional life. Young women early in their career will glean advice and insight for their own career, but men and women of all career stages should read this book to understand their role and impact in building the next generation of leaders. - Elissa Sangster, Executive Director, Forte Foundation 'The approaches outlined in A Women's Framework for A Successful Career and Life offer women an early path to sustained career advancement. The authors provide practical, useful tips that can be put to use from day one of a woman's career. If more women read and follow their advice, we will be well on our way to closing the leadership gap that persists today in the ranks of executive women.' - Kathryn Heath, Partner, Flynn Heath Holt Leadership, and co-author, Break Your Own Rules: How to Change the Patterns of Thinking That Block Women's Paths to Power