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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 […]

An Overlooked Resource: Informational Interviews

One career tip that is often overlooked is an informational interview. Informational interviews provide first-hand knowledge on careers, organizational culture, professional advice on career related topics, change in professions, companies to work for, and so much more. There is no limit to the reasons to conduct an informational interview. Richard Bolles, an author and career […]

Women At Work Establishes Special Fund with Pasadena Community Foundation

On behalf of the Board of Directors, I am pleased to announce that Women At Work has established a Field of Interest Fund, to be titled the Women At Work Endowment Fund with the Pasadena Community Foundation (PCF). The purpose of the Fund is to “support organizations that help women with challenging circumstances achieve sustainable […]

The weirdest interview questions Glassdoor could find

With the economy recovering, more Americans may be feeling confident enough to change jobs. However, if you are thinking of hitting the job-interview circuit again, prepare yourself. You could be asked about your strengths and weaknesses, your career goals, even your hobbies. You may also need to know which direction a cooking hot dog splits […]