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Meet the Author: Lauren McGoodwin

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Lauren McGoodwin founded Career Contessa in 2013 after experiencing a gap in career development resources for women who might be job searching, soul searching, leading and managing, or trying to find new ways to advance within their careers. With women accounting for more than 50% of the workforce and the workforce being less defined than ever before, it seemed crazy (and outdated) that a resource for us didn't exist.

Formerly, Lauren was a University Recruiter for Hulu focused on hiring, employer branding, and program management. Lauren has a Bachelors in Education from the University of Oregon and a Masters in Communication Management from the University of Southern California where she wrote her thesis on millennials and career resources.

Books by Lauren McGoodwin

Power Moves

How Women Can Pivot, Reboot, and Build a Career of Purpose

Book cover image: Power Moves: How Women Can Pivot, Reboot, and Build a Career of Purpose

POWER MOVES, a career guide for women stuck in unfulfilling jobs developed from the lessons on the Career Contessa website, featuring inspirational stories from impressive women in a variety of fields, exercises in how to make big life changes, and a discussion of how to find a meaningful career, from Career Contessa founder Lauren McGoodwin.  More »