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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Barrier-Breaking Women

Careers Done Write

Others say that although it is the right thing to do and long overdue, it does not impact the lives of women beyond the upper echelon. Will it cause ripples that extend to the lives of women of all socio-economic classes? However, I cheered for the accomplishments of these two outstanding women. What I say is that these two women are shining examples of the success of women in American in 2012. These are women that our youth can look to as role models.

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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. And she works very hard to encourage other women to go as far as she has gone. The problem is, very few women want to be Sandberg, but there is very little discussion of this.

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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. magazine, and every time I wrote about women my editor deleted the section. And they fired me because the stuff I wrote geared toward women was off-topic. Women

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Feminism fails because women lie to each other about work. Oh, and go Cubs!

Penelope Trunk

Which is why most women who have control over their lives don’t travel for work. So many women tell me they want to work part-time but they want to do work that’s fulfilling, that matters, that blah blah blah. I’ve already called those women out as full of s**t.

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3 Recruitment Lessons From the 2012 Summer Olympics

Blogging4jobs

The torch has been lit and the London 2012 Summer Olympics have officially kicked off. Who knows greatness better than those talented men and women who managed to make it all the way to the biggest athletic competition in the world? Recruitment Learnings at the London Summer Olympics.

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Women Receive More Pay Raises, But Men Get More Money

Resume Bear

A new Pay Raise Index, launched today by social HR pioneer, TribeHR, reveals that women received more pay raises than men during the first nine months of 2012, but men earned larger pay raises. percent of women received raises while only 6.2

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?

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

Career Realism

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. To get this useful advice and many other helpful career resources, visit us now at CAREEREALISM.com.

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

Penelope Trunk

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. The best thing older women can do for younger women right now is to tell the truth. Women

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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.

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. You have the power to make 2012 a truly awesome year. Adecco USA will be running a “New Year, New You” contest starting January 15, 2012.

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.

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.

Why Soft Skills are Essential to Career Success

Ms. Career Girl

career career women gen y office politics women in business your first jobWhen you hear “Soft Skills” – what comes to mind? I must admit I had no idea what are soft skills when I graduated from college.

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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

25 Brand Experts You Should Follow on Twitter

Resume Bear

Liz Dennery Sanders offers great advice for women who are building their brands as a business and as people. Tisha Oehmen makes it her job to highlight brands and women who are doing amazing things.

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.

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.

Pinterest and Job Seeking Learn More

Resume Bear

Or if you aren’t sure what you’re truly passionate about, you can browse through the different categories, ranging from women’s apparel to photography to art. The social networking website Pinterest seems to be all anyone can talk about these days.

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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.

10 Worst Resume Fibs in Academic History

Resume Bear

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.” In a competitive job market, resume lies have become more and more commonplace.

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Are You Prepared for an Unexpected Job Offer?

Ms. Career Girl

career career women creativity goals job search Ms. Let’s face it – most job offers pop up without warning. You get a call from another company, recruiter, or VP at your current company because “There is a new position and you would be PERFECT!”

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The 20 Best Personal Development Books for 20-somethings

Resume Bear

But this book explains why your 20s are not a waiting period, but rather a great time to build a strong foundation for a good marriage in the future, and why waiting to marry later is an incredibly smart strategy for young men and women.

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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.

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

ResumeBear: Politics and What College Graduates Should Care About

Resume Bear

President Barack Obama, the Democratic incumbent in the 2012 election cycle, has already made some headway in making it easier for graduates to pay off the money they’ve taken out for their higher educations, but more legislation needs implementing to protect their interests.

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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Millennial Unemployment Rate is 12.7 Percent in July

Resume Bear

Additional notes: the youth unemployment rate for 18-29-year-old African Americans for July 2012 is 22.3 percent (NSA) ; the youth unemployment rate for 18-29-year-old Hispanics for July 2012 is 14.0

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Careers Advice for Ambitious Women: 10 Takeaway Tips

Position Ignition

We recently reviewed Careers Advice for Ambitious Women by Mrs. Moneypenny, a.k.a. Heather McGregor, and thought we’d share with you our top 10 takeaway tips from the book itself. 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.

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.

45 Inspiring Career Blogs for College Students

Resume Bear

Career Girl targets women in the workplace — usually recent college graduates and young professionals — and covers the stories that impact them most.

15 Things overachievers do

Penelope Trunk

It’s clear that only a very small, anomalous group of women can have a high-powered job when they have young kids. So women should make a plan to have kids early , and then they can position themselves for a high-powered job once their kids are all grown up. They use lists.

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.

Volunteering = Career Development

Ms. Career Girl

career women Chicago twentysomethings uncategorized chicago networking networking events volunteeringI have always been a volunteer. I have just simply believed in the importance of giving time and resources when and if you are able.

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Resumebear: Job Hunting While Still Employed? Keep it Private

Resume Bear

“It is a challenge for both men and women in a job search. As a rule, honesty is usually the best policy when it comes to your career. Don’t lie about your experience, salary or education — you will get caught.

Why YOU Need a Mentor.

Ms. Career Girl

career women Nadene's Juicy Job Tips personal development career career advice your first jobNo, I’m not talking about an unplanned work chat with a more tenured peer while passing in Starbucks.

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

Ms. Career Girl

career women college job search twentysomethings uncategorized career career advice college students career advice recent graduatesAlthough I enjoy my job as a teacher, sometimes I wonder what else I could have done with my life.

Management Material Do You Have What it Takes

Resume Bear

In a 2011 survey on workplace diversity, workers who fell under the “diverse” categorization (including but not limited to women, African Americans, Hispanics, and people who are lesbian, gay, bisexual or transgender) saw a disparity in their pay and career level when compared with other workers.

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