Mind of a Mentor: Melissa Washington – A Life of Service from the Navy to LinkedIn to Author [PODCAST]


Need a major dose of can-do?

Look no further than Melissa Washington, a navy veteran, former LinkedIn employee, and author of the book, Get Back to Work ‑ Smart & Savvy Real World Strategies to Make Your Next Career MoveWe chatted with Melissa in this Mind of a Mentor podcast interview and she has got inspiration to share.

LinkedIn is a very useful networking platform, especially when searching for job opportunities or networking connections. Melissa talks about how to best leverage the LinkedIn platform and provides other great insights on how to manage your career.

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Mind of a Mentor is a podcast series dedicated to highlight women who have had a unique life and career journey. We believe our Boss Girl community can gain valuable insights and inspo from your story.

The topics we cover in Mind of a Mentor are tough topics and real stories of real women. Our goal is to celebrate the challenges we overcome and share insight to the process with our community members.

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Marla Isackson

Marla Isackson is a seasoned marketing executive with over 25 years’ experience creating innovative marketing campaigns for world-famous brands including Citibank, American Express, Barnes & Noble, and WebMD. A longtime passionate supporter of womens’ initiatives, Marla is the founder of Like a Boss Girls (likeabossgirls.com), a website providing young women the tools, information and inspiration they need to define, explore and connect with their goals — including finding (or creating) their dream job, becoming entrepreneurs, social activists, leaders, basically pursuing success however they may define it.