5 Things Possessed By Successful Women In IT

Career Realism

With organizations and communities dedicated to supporting women in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Maths (STEM) careers, the opportunities for women to break into the IT field are increasingly plentiful. 5 Things Possessed by Successful Women in IT.

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Tips for Young Women in the Workforce

Resume Bear

There has been a lot of buzz lately about women in the workplace, caused to a large degree by Sheryl Sandberg’s recent book Lean In , which encourages women to “lean in” to their ambitions and to speak up so their voices are heard. Shepard, that can help women advance in the workplace.

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Men with families feel more trapped than ever. Here’s how to fix that.

Penelope Trunk

NYC, SF and LA require $150K/year in order to raise two kids in a middle-class life. You earn enough to support a family in a metropolitan area. This typically goes very poorly because women are never happy with the division.

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Working and Living in the Fourth Industrial Revolution


Richard Florida’s “creative class,” those engaged in innovation, design, and creative production, whether it be in the arts or sciences, are the least likely to be affected by the Fourth Industrial Revolution – because their jobs can’t be automated.

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Why I Used to Hate My Feet – The Stigma Against Women with Big Feet

Personal Excellence Blog

When I was 9-10, my mom would always go to this shoe store to buy shoes for the family. Women, strangers and friends alike — though never my mom — would make it their business to criticize my feet, even though I never asked for their opinion.

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Becoming More Confident and Assertive at Work and School

Ms. Career Girl

After discussing with a number of friends, family members, and co-workers about New Year’s resolutions, one resolution seemed to occur frequently: the goal to be more confident and assertive. The next few classes, I decided act like I knew exactly what I was doing.

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How to take ownership of what you really want

Penelope Trunk

The big news is that we have enough data to show that the majority of women buying Fifty Shades of Gray are in their 20s and 30s living in urban areas, according to the publisher’s data, and the Atlantic. To be clear, these women are incredibly powerful. Knowing yourself Women

Nightmare On YOUR Street: When The Victim is YOU

Ms. Career Girl

And whether or not any or all of those stories are accurate, women are almost always at higher risk of being the victim of assault. Women’s rights and self-defense are topics you need to get more personal with. Women’s Self Defense Basics. Women’s Shelters.

What I Learned from My 50 Different Jobs

Ms. Career Girl

You see your boss more than your friends or family. A lot of my jobs I did for fun and the great dinner party stories that resulted – children’s performer, Honeymoon Tester, entrepreneur, Olympic Mascot and art class model.

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The ONE Thing You Must Do To Be a Better Negotiator

Ms. Career Girl

But the most interesting part is that women reported much more discomfort around negotiating a raise than men did. Since I’ve long identified myself with those 66% of women. I even took a negotiation class in my MBA.

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Unequal Pay and Unequal Opportunities: New Data On the Gender Wage Gap


To arrive at the uncontrolled wage gap, Payscale compared sector earnings to sector earnings: women in HR to men in HR. more than do women. And although some sectors stand out with more average pay equality, Payscale found that, overall, women earn less than men in every sector.

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2 Positive Steps to Handle Family and Friends' Influences on Your.

Career Key

Are you stuck in career indecision and feel your friends or family might judge you for it? Your choice may be so welcomed by your friends or family that you feel uncomfortable pressure to be successful or “perfect.&# Best Careers for Women Online Resources: Happy Wom.

Why We Work


The college student looking for full-time employment, hoping it will work around her class schedule. To support a family. Bonus Track Work "Rayanne Thorn" @Ray_anne blogging4jobs internet Job Search job seeker jobseeker men reasons to work Social Media why we work womenWork.

Thanksgiving drama on steroids: Adding a family business to the.

Penelope Trunk

About this blog | About my company, Brazen Careerist | Penelopes guide to starting a blog Thanksgiving drama on steroids: Adding a family business to the mix Posted to: Entrepreneurship | Money | Negotiating November 25th, 2009 Del.icio.us Digg Reddit StumbleUpon Tweet This Facebook I think its safe to say that for the majority of people, Thanksgiving is not about goodness and gratitude, but rather, family drama. There are pieces of the family business I’m dying to tell you about.

How Unconscious Biases Can Hurt Job Seekers Before the Interview Even Begins

Competitive Resumes

While tweaking her resume, we changed her name to the family nickname, “Toni.” One study suggests men are often hired over women for jobs involving math and science. There are many women with aptitudes for math and science, recently illustrated in the movie Hidden Figures.

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Lawsuit Alleges JPMorgan Enforces Stereotype that Children Are Mom’s Responsibility, Not Dad’s

Evil HR Lady

The way men and women have approached family life has changed drastically in the past 50 years, and while women are still more likely to be the primary caregiver for their children, that doesn’t mean they are always the primary caregiver. While each family is free to make whatever changes they wish to make (I couldn’t care less who changes the most diapers in your household), the law requires that employers not treat employees according to gender stereotypes.

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How I Found My Soulmate in Life, Part 4: How I Realized Ken is The One for Me Forever

Personal Excellence Blog

He was so excited about our relationship that he couldn’t hold back from telling all his close friends, family, and relatives that day. Now he doesn’t club anymore because he wants to be a “family man” for me.

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Nail the Interview with Michelle Lederman

Competitive Resumes

Her book, The 11 Laws of Likability from four years ago is now a Rutgers class, and “Heroes Get Hired” is an interview book specifically for Military, military veterans, and their families. 12 with a special Salary Negotiation show that focuses on helping WOMEN!

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Silicon Valley CEO pleads no contest to beating his wife.

Penelope Trunk

There will be lots of talk about domestic abuse among educated, middle-class couples (and full-disclosure, I am part of that statistic ). Silicon Valley is a perfect storm for middle-class domestic abuse. Which is why most big companies in the area pay for women to freeze their eggs.

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Paying Attention to Anthropologists May Be Important to HR


In our HR classes we are taught to engage in environmental scanning as a way of anticipating areas that may hold some importance. This reflects the past when “the double-income family was the rule, and women were just as economically, sexually, and socially powerful as men.”

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Finding a mate isn’t luck. It’s about setting a goal and reaching it.

Penelope Trunk

The series is often hilarious for it’s ability to make fun of such a wide range of families that think they’re unique but are actually just living out their socioeconomic telos. Special bonus for women with sisters: they are happier in their later life.).

2015 36

Thank You, God, for Giving me Anxiety

Ms. Career Girl

Career Girl Marketing to Gen Y Women. I first started noticing it in high school when I was busting ass to get into the top 25% of my 800 person class , trying to rock my classes and get a decent score on the ACT. This runs in my family.

2014 was the end of the workplace revolution

Penelope Trunk

I wrote women don’t want big careers in 2005. Because education transformation requires family transformation. We do not have evidence that kids of middle-class educated parents benefit from going to school.

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What's in My Garage: Getting My Career Portfolio Up To Date

Career Key

Thursday, March 18, 2010 What’s in My Garage: Getting My Career Portfolio Up To Date Last Sunday I had my last Career Development Facilitator class where we each presented a project and talked about our career portfolios. Best Careers for Women Online Resources: Happy Wom.

We need to talk more about Melinda Gates

Penelope Trunk

And she’ll say she did an art class with kids with cleft lips because she wants people to associate her with outcasts and underdogs. But Huffington’s candor only serves to make me certain I want to be associated with women who gave up the work part of their life, not the kids part.

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Secrets about personality type no one dares to tell you

Penelope Trunk

I learned INTP women look nothing like INTP men. I learned that INTJ men almost always marry ENFP women. I started thinking about how the intense conflict of work and life is what makes careers interesting, and then I missed the constantly tormented ENFJs torn between work and family.

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Here are six steps that will make re-entering the workforce easier

Resume Bear

Many women (and an increasing number of men). after a new baby joins the family. They can do this by taking classes, doing volunteer work, asking for assistance and coaching. decide to put their careers on hold from time to time.

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10 Jobs That Didn't Exist 10 Years Ago - Jobacle.com BLOG - Career.


With work suits for men and women, as well as work shirts , knitwear, and work ties and scarves , we’ve got corporate clothing covered. But after a class trip to a major New York paper, I was turned off to the profession.

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10 Helpful Job Search Resources For Veterans

Career Realism

Chamber of Commerce’s vast network of state and local chambers and other strategic partners from the public, private, and non-profit sectors, their goal is to create a movement across America in hundreds of communities where veterans and military families return every day.

THANK GOD FOR ASIANS: Google Releases Diversity Numbers.

HR Capitalist

People who chase math and science (and are world class) get rewarded with careers at companies like Google. Here''s some stat magic from the blog post at Google: "There are lots of reasons why technology companies like Google struggle to recruit and retain women and minorities.

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

Resume Bear

The Economic Policy Institute reports that, in 1962, a family unit in the top one percent of U.S. While housing programs, job training and family counseling were not themselves unsound, he wrote that “all have a fatal disadvantage. Martin Luther King Jr.

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5 Tips to Navigating a Career Transition Successfully

Career Realism

This is an extremely important step for women who often spend much of their “free time” taking care of others. For example, taking marketing classes may make it possible to get an excellent job in sales. Often, friends and family won’t be as supportive as they could be.

Is "Having It All" Realistic? New Movie Aims to Find Out

Ms. Career Girl

But then you get married (or remarried) and kids come into play, which leaves you facing the conundrum that all working women—and in particular, working moms—have to contend with at one time or another: is having it all realistic? The post Is "Having It All" Realistic?

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How to change a habit

Penelope Trunk

My son’s last cello class ends at 9:30 pm. The Russians were the only army not to give soldiers leave, ever, so they had not seen any women in years, until they got to Berlin. If you want to make a change in your life you need to change something in your routine.

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A Working Mom Leans In and Steps Up


Ok, so high marks for communicating well as a family, but a revolt was still brewing. Sheryl Sandberg’s new book Lean In has re-energizing the discussion on how women can achieve their ambitions in the workplace as well as home.

Productivity is about giving something up

Penelope Trunk

When I do get to a yoga studio, I’m always the best in the class. I don’t know why I don’t go to class. Hot women sticking their asses in the air. I mean, how else do they sell a package of ten classes to men? I hate myself for not doing yoga every day.

What the New Overtime Policy Means for Your Wallet

Ms. Career Girl

President Obama recently announced new rules to expand overtime pay for many middle-class workers. If you work more than 40 hours a week, you should get paid for it or get extra time off to spend with your family and loved ones.

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Gates, Buffett, Kevin Rose and Pete Cashmore: Entrepreneurs Speak

Resume Bear

20, 2010: Rather than sweatshop labor, all of Hope Line Fashions’ products are created by adult women in India receiving a living wage and working in safe conditions.

How to Turn an Awesome Idea into a Business

Ms. Career Girl

I met my mentors at industry events and classes that I signed up to learn what I needed to know about the beverage business before I got in too deep. Women’s intuition is a powerful tool. The post How to Turn an Awesome Idea into a Business appeared first on Ms. Career Girl.

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The Balancing Act of a “Mompreneur”

Ms. Career Girl

Why is this a conundrum for most women? To be a seriously successful business woman, you have to give up your hopes of ever having a family. On the up side, women are much better at multitasking and on the average tend to outlive their spouses.