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Trailblazing Women in STEM

By Joan Harrigan-Farrelly on March 21, 2017 Women’s participation in STEM occupations is on the rise. Our country has come a long way in expanding women’s access to roles in science and technology. During National Women’s History Month, with the 2017 theme of “Honoring Trailblazing Women in Labor and Business,” we recognize trailblazing work being done […]

The 7 Top Websites For Nonprofit Jobs

Eager to find a job that matters? With the economy warming up, now might be a good time to explore potential nonprofit employment opportunities. According to the 2013 Nonprofit Employment Trends Survey, 44 percent of the groups plan to create positions in the year ahead. That’s especially encouraging news for boomers who want to launch encore […]

January 2017 Quarterly Newsletter

Dear Women At Work Friend, I am so pleased to be able to tell you about the many exciting things happening at Women At Work in this first of our quarterly newsletters.  Our mission of “helping clients reach their full employment and earnings potential” continues in several important ways! New Women At Work Website Since […]

TIPS for developing Your Personal Value Proposition

Job seeking . . . We have all been there. We all have resumes to communicate our professional background and job experience. But few of us can really articulate what is special about ourselves. Most of us do not have a personal value proposition. Today’s Resumes Job seekers know that a resume is the entry […]

Managing Oneself

I’m stuck.  I want my passion back!  I’ve been a motivated person most of my working life.  I’ve taken on challenges; sometimes there was success and sometimes failure.  But, I was motivated to try.  I knew the goals I wanted to achieve, and I set out to make them happen. I want to stay mentally […]

Mistakes women make when starting a business

Ever dream of being your own boss? Apparently a lot of women are not only dreaming, but doing.  There are now 8.6 million women-owned new businesses in the United States, which is  up 59 percent over the past decade and a half.  But do those new ventures have real staying power?  Experts say it’s important […]

Hair and Makeup: Diana Lomelin

Meet Diana!!  She is a professional hairstylist and makeup artist in Los Angeles CA,  and makes makeup and hair tutorials!! If there are any videos or tutorials in particular you would like to watch, be sure to let her know! Follow her on Instagram @beautybydianalomelin, Twitter @diana_lomelin, and Facebook https://www.facebook.com/dianahairandmakeup

5 tips for women to snare a bigger salary

Negotiating a higher salary  Tuesday, 29 Mar 2016 | 8:00 AM ET According to some experts, the gap in pay between men and women exists in many professions that span from health care to finance to non-profits. While differences in age and education may account for some of the disparity, a new report from the job […]

LinkedIn Unveils the Skills That Can Get You Hired in 2017…

MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif., Oct. 20, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — LinkedIn Corporation (NYSE:LNKD), the world’s largest professional network on the Internet, today unveiled the Top Skills of 2016 — the skills that are most sought after among global employers, and employers in the U.S. and 14 other countries.Cloud and Distributed Computing topped the U.S. list for […]

Tips for a Government Job

APPLYING FOR A GOVERNMENT JOB Applying for a government or public sector job is very competitive.  Governments typically hire and promote workers based on the equal opportunity principle.  To compete for jobs in government, the focus on hiring and promoting workers is based on knowledge and skills.  The government must treat everyone equally; it must […]