ANN HIGHT: October 16, 1929 – MAY 7, 2017

“Do not go where the path may lead. Go instead where there is no path and leave a trail.” – Ralph Waldo Emerson   Ann Hight, a stalwart supporter and tireless advocate for Women At Work from its beginning in 1979, and an early member of its Board and later its President, died peacefully on […]


She sat in the restaurant with a rather stern look, accompanied by another individual.  I braced myself and sat down.  Who ever said that job interviews were easy?  She asked question after question, covering a myriad of topics.  The rather stern look rarely left her face but through the hour plus interview, one could easily […]

6 Key Career Strategies for Women of a Certain Age

View Original Article Working past challenges can lead to resilience and renewal For nearly two decades, I’ve occasionally wondered: “Am I nearing the end of my rewarding work life?” And often, I see my female coaching clients, despite their considerable success, lose confidence and struggle with fear and anger about their career options as they […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]