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Jobs that give Women the Most Earning Potential

Resume Bear

In the past 30 years, the wage gap between men and women has narrowed considerably. In 1979, the year the Bureau of Labor Statistics began tracking salary information by gender, women earned just 62 percent of what men did. Women now earn an average of 81.6

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What Facebook's IPO means for women

Penelope Trunk

After the Facebook IPO, Sheryl Sandberg will become number two on the list of richest self-made women. For those of you not familiar with her career, there’s a nice summary in the New York Times. And she works very hard to encourage other women to go as far as she has gone.

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How to manage a career in 2012

Penelope Trunk

And given the current career climate, this is actually how most people see themselves, too—blurry from constant movement, settled on the basics, but unclear on the specifics. The article is about how careers are constantly moving and our identity is therefore moving as well.

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What Women Want from Employers

Resume Bear

Thus, it’s not surprising that a newly released study today by Randstad US shows that flexibility and adaptability are two top skills women need to succeed in the workplace. Women are taking on leadership roles and advancing to the top levels of organizations faster than ever before.

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7 things you don’t know about women and work

Penelope Trunk

One of the earliest pieces of advice I got when I started getting paid to write was to not write about women. So I have spent a good part of my career trying to figure out how much of myself to put in the picture. The more I write about women the more career trouble I have.

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5 Wardrobe Malfunctions Your Interviewer Won’t Tell You About (Women’s Edition!)

Career Realism

To get this useful advice and many other helpful career resources, visit us now at CAREEREALISM.com. Interviewing advice career expert interview job search wardrobe womenMost of my clients are applying to work in professional environments like law firms, so I advise them to wear conservative dress on an interview.

Get pregnant at 25 if you want a high-powered career

Penelope Trunk

It was when Brenda Barnes stepped down from a huge career at Pepsi to be with her kids. She wrote a breathtaking article in the Atlantic titled, Why Women Still Can’t Have it All , about stepping down from her State Department job to take care of her two teenaged boys. Women

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45 Inspiring Career Blogs for College Students

Resume Bear

College , ostensibly, prepares participants for their chosen career paths, but tracking down the right entry-level positions comes burdened with its own set of protocols, strategies, and insights, all of which might seem impregnable to the recent graduate.

How to plan a career in your 20s to stay home with kids in your 30s

Penelope Trunk

Forbes just published a survey that shows that 84% of working women want to stay home with kids . It’s clear that women don’t want to bust through the glass ceiling , or they’d have done it by now. That’s where we get the 84% of women wanting to stay home.

Women Receive More Pay Raises, But Men Get More Money

Resume Bear

And any of us who’ve been lucky enough to receive a pay raise know how deeply satisfying a part of our career journey it is, not to mention putting food on the table and paying the mortgage. percent of women received raises while only 6.2

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Mean Girls: Are women harder on each other?

Ms. Career Girl

Lauren easily became an easy target for what I call “women-hating.” ” In fact, she herself was accused of using “women-hating language” by one reader. What do you think: Are women harder on each other?

Why Soft Skills are Essential to Career Success

Ms. Career Girl

After working 15 years in consulting with over twenty Fortune 500 companies dealing with all kinds of people, personalities, and unexpected situations, I have a much greater appreciation for how important soft skills are to achieve career success.

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Volunteering = Career Development

Ms. Career Girl

There is also another great reward that results from volunteering: career development. I am talking about actual career development. Very few of us know exactly what we want to do with our lives and our careers when we’re in our twenties and even thirties.

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New Year Resolutions Professionals SHOULD Make

Ms. Career Girl

When the calendar flipped to 2012, it ushered in a new year of potential and possibilities. As a job seeker looking to take the next step in your career, now is the time to make a resolution to turn the new year into a successful one. Reassess your Career. Career Girl Contest.

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10 Women You Should Know

Ms. Career Girl

Woolf would be proud of how far women have come, and indeed we have come very far. The following 10 women have made a difference in their careers, communities, and of course in the world as a whole, and we think you should know them.

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5 Tips to Navigating a Career Transition Successfully

Career Realism

A career transition from one type of job to another can be a chosen path or it can be like a Tsunami wave that seems to engulf everything in its path. In either case, the way a person navigates a career transition translates into the difference between amazing success and failure.

A Teacher’s Perspective: Career Advice I Wish I Would Have Followed

Ms. Career Girl

I suppose that’s why I also started a website for teachers; there has always been a part of me that wished for another career path. Before, during and even after college, I was given a lot of career advice from my family and mentors.

Are Women Better Team Leaders?

Career Alley

There are many different groups wondering if women are naturally better leaders than men. Many believe that women are more prone to excel in these fields, while men are more likely to be competitive, aggressive, and individually focused. Men and women can both make strong leaders.

Follow Me! Creating a Personal Brand with Twitter: ResumeBear Chapter 13

Resume Bear

She is listed among “ Twitter’s Top 75 Badass Women ” by Bit Rebels and is one of Social Media Marketing Magazine’s “ Top 5 Marketing Book Authors ” on Twitter. Pre-Order Your Copy Today! Follow Me! Creating a Personal Brand with Twitter.

Careers Advice for Ambitious Women: 10 Takeaway Tips

Position Ignition

We recently reviewed Careers Advice for Ambitious Women by Mrs. Moneypenny, a.k.a. Like the book, these tips are actually ideal for anyone interested in hearing about career development strategies from someone with real-world experience, regardless of gender. Focus on one step of your career at a time, instead of trying to transform all areas of your life simultaneously. This will help you focus and drive your own career, on your terms.

Can Social Media hinder you from getting that new job?

Resume Bear

I’m a regular contributor to the Society of Human Resource Management’s “Next” blog, as well as Chicago’s Women in Business on Examiner.com and a freelancer. In 2011 I was honored to receive the Illiniois Most Influential Women in Business Award from the Daily Ledger and NAWBO.

25 Brand Experts You Should Follow on Twitter

Resume Bear

We’ve found some of the best minds in personal branding, B2B branding, corporate branding, and even career branding on Twitter, and we hope you’ll check them out. Liz Dennery Sanders offers great advice for women who are building their brands as a business and as people.

The 20 Best Personal Development Books for 20-somethings

Resume Bear

Whether you’re mapping out your career, establishing a financial future, or building a good marriage, you’ll find great advice in these guides. Get a Life, Not a Job insists that you can “design your own career, so you love what you do,” whether you’re an employee or entrepreneur.

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Pinterest and Job Seeking Learn More

Resume Bear

Perhaps you’re a job seeker who is just starting out, or maybe you’re a workforce veteran but are looking to change careers. career job job hunting job seekers jobs pinterest resumebearThe social networking website Pinterest seems to be all anyone can talk about these days.

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Female Entrepreneurs – The Women Who Scratch Their Bugbites

Ms. Career Girl

I tip my hat to women in business — the ones that say, “screw the ointment, I’ve got to scratch this thing.”. Here are several insights that I learned while listening to women that apparently said no to the ointment. career women entrepreneurship quarterlife crisis

10 Worst Resume Fibs in Academic History

Resume Bear

When approached, Kemos admitted to “several misrepresentations” in both his academic career and military service. Jones joined MIT in 1979 to help recruit women to the university, and in her original resume, apparently “misrepresented her academic degrees to the institute.”

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Resumebear helping veterans entering the civilian workforce

Resume Bear

Men and women who have served our country possess qualities and skills that are of great value to employers, including a strong work ethic, leadership and problem solving. Learn how to effectively use social media for your career search.

Are You Prepared for an Unexpected Job Offer?

Ms. Career Girl

career career women creativity goals job search Ms. Career Girl Connect personal branding personal development uncategorized your first jobLet’s face it – most job offers pop up without warning.

Jobseekers’ round-up (May): inspiring women and career advancement

Mildred Talabi

I have been a huge fan of Sheryl Sandberg, Facebook Chief Operating Officer, since seeing her speak live at the London School of Economics sometime in 2012 and subsequently reading her excellent book, Lean In , last year. Jobseekers'' round-ups Motivation Uncategorized career

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Career Advice: What We Can Learn from Mindy Kaling of ‘The Office’

Career Realism

In spite of being a writer, Executive Producer, and actor on one of the top half-hour comedies on network television, “The Office,” Mindy Kaling is near the beginning of her entertainment career. This relationship would be instrumental in Kaling’s career breakthrough.

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‘Career Rehab’ Countdown: Fashion Rehab

Career Realism

As part of our countdown to the launch of our new show Career Rehab , we have put together a series of posts that focus on common career and job search problems. Here’s what our approved career experts had to say about professionalism cramping your style: Sprinkle in Some Color.

Resumebear: Job Hunting While Still Employed? Keep it Private

Resume Bear

As a rule, honesty is usually the best policy when it comes to your career. Career counselor and executive coach Roy Cohen advises employed job seekers to take a two-pronged approach to updating their professional profiles on sites such as LinkedIn.

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Bitches in the Boardroom

Blogging4jobs

Business Women with Assertive Communication Skills. Assertive business women who are confident, calm, and educated in the working world mean one thing. These self-assured women are sometimes parents who are often organized and don’t have time for the business politics.

Bringing Sexy (and Smart!) Back with Four Eyes

Ms. Career Girl

Many women feel that they get more respect at work when they wear their eyeglasses. books career career women feminism Sponsored Posts eyegalsses glasses interviews women

Dr. Martin Luther King’s Economics: Through Jobs, Freedom

Resume Bear

It was those women who were willing to walk instead of ride the bus, union workers who are willing to take on violence and intimidation to get the right to organize… Them arguing, mobilizing, agitating, and ultimately forcing elected officials to be accountable, I think that’s the key.”

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ResumeBear: Politics and What College Graduates Should Care About

Resume Bear

Growing up, higher education was always touted as an essential gateway toward many (if not most) career paths, but reality proved otherwise when businesses just stopped hiring. career job job interview job news jobs Online Resume resume resumebear

Why YOU Need a Mentor.

Ms. Career Girl

The beautiful thing about a mentor is that they become part of your life and coach you through various stages of your career. You may change titles and companies 3 times but the mentor you choose has knowledge and skills that will translate into any career move.

Chicks on a Plane – Top 10 Tips for Business Travel

Ms. Career Girl

career women Nadene's Juicy Job Tips your first job branding career women in businessThis one is for all you ladies out there for travel for business. Some love it, some hate it, but sometimes, the only way to get the job done is by hoppin’ on a plane.

Many Colleges and Universities have jumped on Pinterest

Resume Bear

As a women-centered university located in Boston, Simmons College has a lot to offer when it comes to the history of the city. Jobs, Careers, & Internships. career Online Resume pinterest resume resumebear twitter

Management Material Do You Have What it Takes

Resume Bear

For the average worker, senior leadership positions are difficult to come by and something you spend much of your career working toward. Are You Management Material. The corner office isn’t where most of us sit (if we get to sit at all on the job).

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