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. She is the COO of Facebook. And she works very hard to encourage other women to go as far as she has gone. But here’s the problem: women don't want to be Sandberg.

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Women and the Web

Ms. Career Girl

Today I found a fascinating TechCrunch article by Aileen Lee, “Why Women Rule the Internet.&# The idea is that women are now the matriachs of the vast web abyss. Share this on Facebook. By, Patricia Brehm.

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Maximising Your Instagram Reach: The Women Using Social Media To Forward Their Careers

Ms. Career Girl

In the modern world career success often stems from the click of a button; and nowhere is this truer than on the social media platforms of Facebook, Twitter and Instagram. The Leader Empowering Other Women. As a single mum and hugely successful career women, Sandberg is one to watch!

30 Women who have revolutionized the tech sector

Penelope Trunk

But every now and then I am on a list that makes me giddy, and yesterday TechCrunch published a list of 30 Women who have revolutionized the male-dominated tech industry , and I am on the list. I scrolled through it 50 times: Sheryl Sandberg, COO of Facebook. Women

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Friday Five: Facebook, WhatsApp and Women’s Equality Day


On August 26, 1920, American women were granted the right to vote. We now remember that day as Women’s Equality Day. But I’d like us all to reflect that Equal Pay Day, the day on which the women have met the salary men, on average, made the year before, fell on April 12 this year. Elsewhere in the news, there were memorials for the now closing Gawker and lots of paranoia about WhatsApp announcing it will share data with Facebook.

DUDE VIEWS: On The Facebook/Apple Benefit of Covering Cost for Women to Freeze Eggs.

HR Capitalist

A guy to come in and analyze the recently decision by Facebook and Apple to cover the cost of women freezing their eggs. . Here''s the decision that Facebook and Apple have made: . This will help them compete for the women candidates who are considering these companies.

Top 5 Ways Employers Can Help Women Advance

Resume Bear

Most Women Feel that Having Women in Positions of Leadership is Important in Considering a Prospective Employer. Having more women in leadership positions was the second most cited (named by 34% of women and 31% of men).

Top 5 Careers for Young Women in 2013

Career Alley

America reached the 50 year anniversary of the Equal Pay Act, and yet women all over the world are still paid less than men in the majority of professional functions, even here. Here is a list of the top 5 jobs for women in 2013. The most well paid job for women in 2013 is a pharmacist.

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I was fired because of Facebook | Resumebear Online Resume

Resume Bear

ResumeBear Featured Jobs Support Job Trends Salary Trends Contact Us Email Posts Resumebear Online Resume ResumeBear Online Resume Builder Resume Delivery Resume Tracking Featured Government Jobs Resume & Cover Letter Tips Interview Tips I was fired because of Facebook 18.

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Can You Get Fired Because of Facebook?

Resume Bear

Do you know anyone who has been fired because of what they posted on Facebook or Twitter? Here are some examples: Connecticut superintendent out of job over Facebook comments – A Connecticut school superintendent is out of a six-figure job after getting into some Facebook trouble.

What if Women Pioneered the Work World?

Ms. Career Girl

Had the professional world been pioneered by women rather than men, what would it look like? For women, at times everything seems to be a battle against the self, a constant learning or adjusting process and most notably a push and pull between the personal and professional responsibilities.

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Women in the Workplace: Bossiness & Ideas for Change (Part Two)


In last week’s post , I wrote about how women struggle with the issue of likeability in the workplace as well as the fine line women often have to walk, especially in male-dominated professions. These are attitudes held by both men and women. In my own career, I have witnessed women (myself included) regularly being called out for not being nice enough when they speak up and disagree—something that does not seem to be a complaint about men nearly as often.

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7 Vacation Tips for Women Who Travel a Lot on Business

Ms. Career Girl

The post 7 Vacation Tips for Women Who Travel a Lot on Business appeared first on Ms. Once you’re on your phone to check Facebook, it’s all too easy for an email to pop up and pull you back into office business.

7 Ways to Earn More Respect and Influence as a Young Professional Woman

Ms. Career Girl

During my first year out of college, I worked in a legal organization that assists men and women from all over the world. Many of the clients are men from countries where women aren’t highly valued, let alone taken seriously or even allowed in professional atmospheres.

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Why We Have Too Few Women Leaders

Boomers Next Step

In this TED talk Sheryl Sandberg, Chief Operating Officer at Facebook, speaks frankly about the reasons why capable women often don't make it to the top. It begins with the women's belief in themselves, their unwillingness to put themselves forward for opportunities […].

Lean In and Advance Women in the Workplace


Sheryl Sandberg, chief operating officer of Facebook, hopes to that her new book, “Lean In: Women, Work, and the Will to Lead” will create a global discussion and movement on gender issues in the workplace. Women in Business Leadership. Work Life Balance or Work Life Integration?

manager is scaring her employees with sad Facebook posts

Ask A Manager

About Me Contact Books Reviews Ask a Manager manager is scaring her employees with sad Facebook posts March 3, 2011 A reader writes: I own a small business and one of my managers is Facebook friends with me and all her staff members.

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.

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Top 55 Most Popular Facebook Pages for Job Search in 2011


If you like this list, Like it on Facebook to share it with any friends who would also find it useful (and while you’re at it, don’t forget to fan the JobMob Facebook Page ). Where most job seekers hang out on Facebook. SMTG Job Solution – 10,753 people like this – Social Media Technology Group (SMTG) also provides cost effective but expert manpower to promote your business through Facebook and Youtube mainly.

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Friday Five: Free Food, Facebook and the Secret Rules of the Internet


This week we’re reading up on Facebook, free speech, coworking, women in tech and millennials at work. Here are your Friday Five: Facebook Has Seized the Media, and That’s Bad for Everyone But Facebook. Women in Tech: What’s the Real Problem?

The New Career Girl: Gen Y Women Redefine Success

Ms. Career Girl

Career Girl Marketing to Gen Y Women. Blog Directory Contact Subscribe The New Career Girl: Gen Y Women Redefine Success by Nicole Crimaldi on April 27, 2010 Two weeks ago I asked you what your 10 year vision looked like. Home About Archives Write for Us!

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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.

5 Ways The Internet Is Killing Us

Ms. Career Girl

Facebook. Featured Life After College internet marketing networking quarterlife crisis social media thoughts time time management too much internet twentysomethings womenThe post 5 Ways The Internet Is Killing Us appeared first on Ms. Career Girl. The internet is the enemy.

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Too little too late: Sheryl Sandberg apologizes for Lean In

Penelope Trunk

Now that Sheryl Sandberg is a single mom, she has announced, in a post on Facebook , that it’s understandable that single moms do not Lean In. First of all, why is Sandberg telling women they should all work? Women can decide they don’t want to work. Women

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A Negotiating Strategy for Women Only

Competitive Resumes

Women don’t negotiate as much as men do. Study after study shows women are less likely to push for a better salary offer. The common explanations: women lack confidence and women are socialized not to speak up. A Negotiating Strategy for Women Only.

What type of woman who should freeze her eggs?

Penelope Trunk

Apple and Facebook announced that the companies will pay for female employees to freeze their eggs. For one thing, it’s acknowledgment that the gap between women and men in the workplace is that women’s careers are controlled by their biological clock and men’s are not. Women

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Can Social Media hinder you from getting that new job?

Resume Bear

Today employees wonder if their next update on Facebook will also mean the unemployment line for them. While there are very popular social media sites to choose from, almost 50% choose to use LinkedIn, just a little over half choose Twitter, and almost 80% decide to use Facebook.

Dave Goldberg cause of death? I think it’s suicide

Penelope Trunk

Because Sheryl Sandberg, who was married to him, is not only Facebook’s COO, but she is also the author of the book Lean In. That book tells women that they should have a career like Sheryl’s. And, most significantly for this post, that women should pick a spouse like Dave.

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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.

Do I Look too Young to be Taken Seriously at Work?

Ms. Career Girl

Share this on Facebook. career career women dress for success feminism generation Y office politics personal branding personal development appearing professional confidence at work looking older looking professional young female professional

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Connect on Facebook — Ask a Manager

Ask A Manager

Reply Ask a Manager January 26, 2011 at 11:37 am Weirdly, it never occurred to me to put AAM on Facebook until last night. Connect on Facebook how to manage a hard worker whos dropping balls Social media CAN get you a job.

5 Twitter Casualties: Use Caution When You Tweet

Resume Bear

Featured Articles Social Media facebook linkedin resumebear twitterJust in case you’ve forgotten how perilous Twitter can be, here are five examples of tweets that got people canned. Aflac : The ongoing disaster in Japan is no laughing matter … unless you’re Gilbert Gottfried.

Everything I Know About Job Searching, I Learned From Star Wars

Ms. Career Girl

I am a member of Chicago Women in Publishing and my experience through the large as well as small networking events has been tremendous in teaching me what I am capable of accomplishing in my own career. Share this on Facebook. career career women job search relationships

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Ask Ms. Career Girl: How do I Transition to a Career I Have no Experience in?

Ms. Career Girl

Meeting other happy women who’ve made positive changes in their careers and lives. I wouldn’t be surprised if you end up growing a team and coaching other women into pursuing their passion as a paycheck. Share this on Facebook.

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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. If you’re a glasses gal, check out their Facebook and Twitter pages too. books career career women feminism Sponsored Posts eyegalsses glasses interviews women

Why men should give women flowers | Penelope Trunk's Brazen Careerist

Penelope Trunk

About this blog | About my company, Brazen Careerist | Penelopes guide to starting a blog Why men should give women flowers Posted to: Learn to take advice | Office Politics October 28th, 2009 Del.icio.us Digg Reddit StumbleUpon Tweet This Facebook Here’s the deal with giving flowers. Women like receiving flowers. Men know that women in general like flowers, but men also believe that women they know personally do not like flowers. women?

How Job Hunters are using Facebook to Target Employers: PART 1

Guerrilla Job Hunting

Grant Turck takes time out to talk to me about how he launched a targeted Facebook campaign at the Public relations firms he wanted to work at. David Perry: How do I find you on Facebook, because that is what we’re here to talk about today? Grant Turck: On Facebook you can search for me in the Search box under Grant Turck and I should pop right up. Tell me, why did you use Facebook, how did this come about, what have the results been? Is it with Facebook?

4 Tips To Start a Business From a Woman Who Knows

Ms. Career Girl

Think about the things people share on Facebook. Featured Real Career Girls Work career advice career women entrepreneurship gen y personal branding twentysomethings

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Wedding Planning Tools for the Modern Working Woman

Ms. Career Girl

Most of us even have grandparents wandering around Facebook to keep in touch with families. The Knot Guest List Manager allows you to import friends and family from Facebook, Excel or Google spreadsheets to speed up the process.

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New Year Resolutions Professionals SHOULD Make

Ms. Career Girl

That means Facebook isn’t just for friending old high school buddies. Check out the Adecco Facebook page for more details, and find out how you could win daily prizes throughout January 2012! Do you have another resolution that would be great for women in the workforce?

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